Lisa Meletta, JD

Vice President, Legal & Chief Compliance Officer

Lisa joined Karyopharm in March 2021 as Vice President, Legal & Chief Compliance Officer.

Lisa has a deep healthcare law background including diversity of experience in law firm, government, and corporate settings.  She has advised businesses through several new product launches as well as regulatory and litigation challenges, serving as a trusted partner to find compliant solutions to business needs.

Prior to joining Karyopharm, Lisa held legal roles of increasing responsibility within pharmaceutical companies, including Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.  Her prior experience includes work at AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Novo Nordisk, and AVROBIO.  Lisa began her legal career in the Washington, D.C. law firms of Ropes & Gray and Sidley Austin, defending pharmaceutical and medical device companies and their executives in healthcare fraud investigations and litigation.

Lisa’s extensive healthcare law experience also includes serving as Assistant United States Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, where she worked closely with HHS-OIG, FBI, and other government agencies to prevent fraud.

Lisa earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law.  Lisa graduated from New Jersey Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Management and pursued a career in marketing prior to law school.