Vice President, General Counsel
Edward (Eddy) Kleinhans joined Care Innovations as Vice President and General Counsel in April 2012 after serving as the company’s acting General Counsel for 15 months. He is responsible for overseeing the company’s legal affairs, including contracts management, business development, intellectual property, corporate governance and management of outside counsel and vendors. He also serves as the company’s Corporate Secretary and as an officer of Care Innovations.
As a 14-year veteran in the discipline of law, Eddy has held leadership positions across a number of industries and companies. Prior to joining Care Innovations, Eddy practiced law as an attorney at Axiom Legal Solutions, Inc. for three years, providing in-house counsel to Care Innovations, Singulex, Inc., Tethys Bioscience, Inc., Affymetrix Corporation, Intel Corporation and Beckman Coulter Corporation. From 2006 to 2008, Eddy was the Senior Director, Legal Affairs at Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He began his legal career at Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison LLP in the litigation department before transitioning to the corporate department at Cooley Godward Kronish LLP. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements and specializes in counseling on corporate matters, including business development activities, corporate governance, financings, and securities transactions.
Eddy received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with honors. He received his Juris Doctor from NYU School of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of California.