Cynthia M. Patton serves as General Counsel at Verily. Prior to joining Verily, she most recently served as senior vice president and chief compliance officer at Amgen where she was responsible for global privacy and compliance organization. Cynthia had been with Amgen since 2005 holding a number of positions including vice president in the Amgen law department with responsibility for commercial legal activities in the United States, and lead commercial lawyer for both the oncology and inflammation business units. Prior to Amgen, she served as general counsel of SCAN Health Plan, a California Health Maintenance Organization (HMO).
Prior to SCAN, Cynthia served as assistant general counsel of UniHealth and as a staff attorney in the Division of Enforcement at the SEC. She began her legal career at Atlanta-based Alston & Bird in 1986 before moving to Los Angeles to work in law firms specializing in healthcare corporate and securities law.
Cynthia received her juris doctor from The National Law Center at George Washington University and her bachelor’s degree from Vassar College.