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Abim is Head of Global Litigation at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. She was previously a partner at Goodwin, where she concentrated her practice on government and internal investigations, white collar criminal defense, and False Claims Act litigation. Before Goodwin, Abim served as Deputy Chief Legal Counsel to Governor Deval Patrick.

Abim serves on The Boston Bar Journal Board of Editors and the Business & Commercial Litigation Section Steering Committee. Abim is a past President of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Women's Bar Foundation, and has served as a mentor in the Women's Leadership Initiative of the Women's Bar Association. She is a member of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services, the Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Oversight Committee, and the First Circuit Advisory Committee on Rules.

Abim is a graduate of Harvard University and Georgetown University Law Center.

Head of Global Litigation

Vertex Pharmaceuticals
50 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

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Areas of Practice



Biotech / Pharmaceutical

Law School

Georgetown University Law Center

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