Erin Ator Thomson

Erin Ator Thomson, JD

General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Erin joined Shattuck Labs in 2017 as General Counsel. She has over 10 years of experience counseling clients in the life science industry. From 2007 to 2017, she was an Associate, and later Counsel, at the law firm of Vinson & Elkins LLP in Austin where she advised both early-stage biotech and big pharma clients on a wide range of intellectual property and other legal issues, including strategic investments, in-bound and out-bound licenses, collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, freedom to operate analyses, due diligence, assessment of IP portfolios, Hatch-Waxman litigation, biosimilars legislation, and IP and licensing disputes. Erin holds a J.D. from Baylor University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a B.S. in Biology from Pepperdine University. She conducted post-graduate research at the University of California, San Francisco and clerked for Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson of the Supreme Court of Texas. She is admitted to practice law in Texas and is a registered U.S. patent attorney.