Derek Meisner joined Acumen in 2022 and brings more than two decades of experience providing counsel to public and private companies across key legal and operational functions, including regulatory compliance, debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships and corporate governance.
Prior to Acumen, Derek held similar positions at X4 Pharmaceuticals and Genocea Biosciences. Prior to Genocea, Derek served as General Counsel of multiple Boston-based financial services firms, including prominent life science investor RA Capital Management, and he was previously a partner at the international law firm K&L Gates and Branch Chief in the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Derek holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University.