As general counsel and executive vice president of the New Jersey-based Eisai Inc., Allen Waxman presides over all legal and public policy-related functions for the pharmaceutical company. His legal counsel helps the firm navigate everything from research and development to commercial promotion. Allen Waxman and his team were honored as the litigation team of the year at the Global Counsel Awards in 2014. Allen Waxman has also been nominated as the global General Counsel of the year at these same awards in 2016.
The Global Counsel Awards recognize the achievements and successes of in-house lawyers and legal departments from all over the world. The award is sponsored by Lexology in conjunction with the International Law Office and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
More than 4,000 unique nominations are submitted for the Global Counsel Awards each year, representing the absolute best of the corporate legal world. Peers nominate attorneys and legal teams based on their communication skills, legal understanding, management skills, and overall effectiveness.
Awards are granted to individual and team winners in categories including competition, employment, general commercial, intellectual property, litigation, and more.