Dr. Rin-Laures Recognized in the 2013 Women Worth Watching Edition of Profiles in Diversity Journal

September 10, 2013

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is pleased to announce that Li-Hsien (Lily) Rin-Laures, M.D., partner and member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, has been recognized in the 12th Annual Women Worth Watching® issue of Profiles in Diversity Journal. In the magazine, Dr. Rin-Laures describes her path to success and provides advice for young women beginning and preparing for their careers. Her guidance is grounded on her philosophy to "do your best and help others to do their best."

With more than two decades of experience focused in biotechnology and pharmaceutical intellectual property law, Dr. Rin-Laures is a leading partner in "one of the best biotechnology practices in the country" as ranked by Chambers USA. Her unique insider’s perspective as a former General Counsel of a biotechnology company, technical expertise, and wide-ranging industry knowledge acquired from managing global patent portfolios for numerous FDA-approved drugs enable her to be a valuable strategic partner to clients.

Dr. Rin-Laures is personally committed to diversity and the advancement of women in her profession, as well as in the life science industry. She is a founding member of the Firm’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and was recognized as a 2012 Leading Law Firm Rainmaker in the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA)’s Diversity & The Bar. Dr. Rin-Laures co-founded and was the first president of the Chicago Chapter of Women In Bio (WIB), a nationally recognized non-profit organization committed to bringing women in the life science industry together. She is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, has been active on the committee for the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law Firms and is a mentor for Menttium, a mentoring organization that supports leadership development and diversity.

Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 12th Annual Women Worth Watching® issue, honors today’s women leaders and the corporations, organizations, and institutions that recognize, employ, and promote women in the workforce. These top women executives and their companies are profiled and featured in Profiles in Diversity Journal’s September/October 2013 issue. For additional information and to view the profiles of this year’s recognized women, please visit: http://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/pdj_sepoct_2013/160?e=4480583/4709793.