Linda McCarty, JD, LLM
General Counsel and Privacy Officer
Ms. McCarty has vast experience representing healthcare institutions and independent research sites on a wide range of matters relating to clinical research, including devising and implementing practical strategies to enable the integration of clinical research within a healthcare system. She was most recently Counsel with Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC, a mid-Atlantic full-service law firm. She served as the General Counsel and Sr. Director of Corporate Affairs for PMG Research, Inc., from 2013 to 2017, with responsibilities for legal activities, regulatory affairs, corporate compliance and strategy. Prior to, she was a partner in a North Carolina law firm where her primary areas of practice were healthcare law and corporate law.
She earned her BA from San Diego State University; JD from New England School of Law; and LLM Tax Law/Taxation from Boston University School of Law. She is a coauthor of the treatise, Biotechnology and the Law (ABA, 2nd edition, 2018).