Scott Orchard,

Vice President, Law, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Scott is Vice President, Law, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, overseeing the legal team supporting Johnson & Johnson’s Innovation Centers, World Without Disease Accelerator and Lung Cancer Initiative on a global basis.  He is based in Boston and has led legal activities for the Boston Innovation Center since 2013.   

Scott is engaged in the full range of strategic transactions, including options to license or acquire technology, collaborations and licenses, sponsored research and venture capital investments.

Prior to joining J&J Scott was employed by several major New England based law firms and as an in house lawyer at a publicly traded manufacturing company. In those capacities, Scott advised public and private companies and private equity and venture capital firms on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, restructurings and other strategic and commercial transactions. Scott also has extensive experience counseling early stage companies and angel investors.

Scott graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law and the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to law school Scott was an aide to U.S Senator William V. Roth, Jr. and a financial analyst in the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc.

Scott Orchard
Scott Orchard