Ms. Kessler is the Interim General Counsel of Solid Biosciences, responsible for all aspects of Solid’s legal and compliance affairs.
Ms. Kessler has more than 20 years of experience in various leadership roles in the life sciences industry. Prior to joining Solid, she served as Chief Legal Officer and as a member of the Executive Team at Cosette Pharmaceuticals. In that capacity, Ms. Kessler oversaw all aspects of Cosette’s legal affairs, including standing up the company as a newly formed legal entity.
Before joining Cosette Pharmaceuticals, Ms. Kessler held various senior in-house legal positions. At ConvaTec, Ms. Kessler was Vice President and Global Head of Intellectual Property. While at Novartis, Ms. Kessler was the Global Head of Patents for Novartis Consumer Health (now GSK Consumer Healthcare) and US Head of IP for Business Development at Sandoz. She began her career at the law offices of Goodwin Procter.
Ms. Kessler holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tulane University. She is also a registered U.S. patent attorney.