Karen Hodys joined Flagship Pioneering in 2018 as partner, legal. In this role, Karen oversees Flagship’s corporate legal function, advising on legal and operational matters for Flagship and across its portfolio.
Before joining Flagship, Karen was senior counsel at Latham & Watkins, where she lead complex M&A transactions and advised boards of directors on a diverse range of governance, operational and strategic matters. She was a founding attorney of Latham’s Boston office and served as a member of the firm’s Mentoring Committee and WEB Initiative, focused on supporting and promoting women in business. Karen began her legal career at Proskauer Rose.
Karen earned her bachelor’s degree in philosophy from University of Michigan, her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and her MBA from Case Western’s Weatherhead School of Management.