Jennifer is Vice President, Governance, and Legal Operations at AbbVie. She also serves as Assistant Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors. Ms. Lagunas leads the Legal teams addressing: Global Governance, Securities & Finance, Legal Operations, Enterprise Data, Digital Health, Global Legal Privacy, and Purchasing & Corporate Affairs. Ms. Lagunas joined the company prior to the Abbott/AbbVie separation as Division Counsel, Securities & Governance.
Prior to joining Abbott/AbbVie, Ms. Lagunas had responsibility for corporate and securities legal matters at Motorola, Inc., leading the spin-off of Motorola Mobility and its subsequent acquisition by Google. She also served as Assistant Secretary to the Board of Directors and as an officer of the Motorola Mobility Charitable Foundation. Prior to Motorola, Ms. Lagunas was an attorney at the law firm Winston & Strawn LLP in the corporate department.
She earned a juris doctorate from the University of Chicago Law School and a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in international studies, French, and business from Washington University in St. Louis.
She is a member of the Society for Corporate Governance (serving on the Program Committee), the National Association of Corporate Directors, Association of Corporate Counsel, Corporate Legal Operations Consortium, and American Bar Association.