Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Jazz Pharmaceuticals 

Neena Patil joined Jazz Pharmaceuticals as General Counsel in 2019. She was previously General Counsel of Abeona Therapeutics Inc., and has worked for several other biopharmaceutical companies, including Novo Nordisk Inc., Pfizer, GPC Biotech, and Sanofi. Neena also serves on the Board of Directors of Penn Medicine - Princeton Medical Center Foundation. 

While at Novo Nordisk, Neena spoke about her views on talent development: “There is no one model for high performance because everyone is unique, but the single goal is to make sure every person in our department feels empowered.”

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Neena created a Leader's Pledge detailing her personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Neena's pledge here

Diversity initiatives at Jazz Pharmaceuticals employee resource groups, a supplier diversity program, and a commitment to pay equity that includes annual compensation reviews. 

Joined LCLD 2020 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program

Fellows nominated:
2022: Chelsea Dal Corso; 2021: Kali Wellington-James

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020

Annual Meeting (2021, 2020)
Leadership Summit (2022, 2021)

Member: Neena Patil

Diversity Professional: Heidi Manna

Communications: Kristin Bhavani