Elected Member

Malini Moorthy

Minneapolis, MN
Medtronic, Inc.
Education
University of North Carolina
Queen's University, Faculty of Law

Malini Moorthy is currently Vice President and Chief Deputy General Counsel of Medtronic, Inc., a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions, based in the Minneapolis area.  From July 2014 until September 2018, she was Head of the Litigation Department at Bayer Corporation and was at Pfizer immediately prior to then.  Ms. Moorthy spent many years as a litigation associate at law firms in the United States and Canada, including the New York office of Salans, (now known as Dentons) and Genest Murray Desbrisay Lamek and McCarthy Tetrault, both in Toronto. Before beginning her corporate law career, Ms. Moorthy served as Executive Director of Free the Children in Toronto, an international children's organization dedicated to ending the exploitation of children and empowering children through leadership development and training. Ms. Moorthy serves as the chair of the Advisory Council of the Duke Law Distinguished Lawyers Series and on the Board of Directors of the National Center for Law and Economic Justice. She received her bachelor's degree with honors in political science and economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Morehead Scholar, and her law degree from Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, where she was the editor of the Queen's Law Review.

 
Areas of Expertise
Intellectual Property
Trials (Litigation)
Litigation
Legal Writing (Professional Skills)
Corporate Law (Commercial Law)
Mergers
Products Liability (Tort Law)