Gordon Empey

Vice President and General Counsel

Gordon is Vice President and General Counsel on the Frazier Life Sciences team. He has over 20 years of experience as counsel to venture capital investors and life sciences companies.

Gordon is Vice President and General Counsel on the Frazier Life Sciences team. He has over 20 years of experience as counsel to venture capital investors and life sciences companies. Gordon joined Frazier Life Sciences in 2017.

Prior to joining Frazier Life Sciences, Gordon was a partner with Cooley LLP, one of the premier biotechnology and technology law firms. In his legal practice at Cooley LLP, Gordon focused on emerging growth companies, corporate securities and mergers & acquisitions, and worked closely with Frazier Life Sciences on several investments and company creation efforts. Gordon also advised numerous other life sciences venture capital firms and companies on structuring investments and corporate matters. Before joining Cooley LLP, Gordon was Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Radiant Research, which was sold to Covance and Swiss Biosciences in 2007. Early in his career, Gordon served as an officer in the United States Navy, Judge Advocate General Corps.

Gordon holds a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall, and graduated with High Honors in History, magna cum laude, from Colgate University.

Location

Seattle

Education

University of California at Berkeley (J.D.)
Colgate University (B.A.)

Year Joined

2017

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