Pliant Therapeutics appoints Mike Ouimette as general counsel
Pliant Therapeutics announced the appointment of Mike Ouimette as general counsel and corporate secretary of the company.
Ouimette brings more than 20 years of legal experience to the company, most recently serving as vice president and assistant secretary of Portola Pharmaceuticals prior to the acquisition of Portola by Alexion Pharmaceuticals. He also served as senior corporate counsel and assistant secretary of Onyx Pharmaceuticals, prior to the acquisition of Onyx by Amgen Inc.
Prior to Onyx, Mr. Ouimette was a partner in the San Francisco office of the international law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, capital formation, and other public company and regulatory matters.