Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Erika Tooman is Vice President and Associate General Counsel of the Company. She has broad transactional, business development, corporate governance, litigation, intellectual property, and regulatory experience. Her successful track record in strategic intellectual property counseling and portfolio growth and management has been a key contributor to the success of many licensing and M&A deals. Prior to joining Currax, Ms. Tooman served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel at Pernix Therapeutics, where she oversaw the Contracts, Regulatory and Quality departments, managed intellectual property and litigation, and provided general corporate legal support.
Previously, Ms. Tooman was Senior Counsel and a Leadership Team member for Ikaria, Inc. where she grew the world-wide intellectual property portfolio and supported a corporate change of control, R&D spin-off and S-1 filing, culminating with a corporate acquisition by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals in 2015.
Ms. Tooman earned her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, M.A degree from Columbia University, and B.A from Franklin & Marshall College.