Vice President & General Counsel, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. 

Karen Gally joined Otsuka in 2003. As General Counsel, she is driven by the belief that people perform best when they are challenged, and she actively seeks ways to continuously encourage those around her to reach their full potential and fulfilment. Karen was previously an Associate at Epstein, Becker & Green in Washington, D.C., representing national healthcare companies. Before earning her J.D., she working in public relations and public policy. Karen also serves on the Board of Directors of the Alliance of Aging Research and the Alumni Board of the University of Maryland Carey Law School. 

In 2020, Otsuka established a DE&I Council and laid out a series of actionable goals for building a more equitable work environment, including an audit of its internal talent processes and mandatory unconscious bias training. In 2021, Otsuka was recognized by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association for exemplary workplace initiatives working to close the gender gap in the healthcare and life science industries.

Joined LCLD 2020 




Member: Karen Gally

Diversity Professional: Bianca Weber