Gina L. Schaar

Corporate Counsel, Global Legal & Patents, Novo Nordisk A/S

Gina is a corporate lawyer at Novo Nordisk, a Denmark-based global biopharmaceutical company, handling global contracting for the company’s Corporate Procurement department.  She contributed a redesigned CDA template to the IACCM Design Pattern Library and redesigned several other templates, inspired by legal design thinking, proactive law and contract visualisation ideas gained from IACCM conferences and webinars.  Gina is also focusing on how to make procurement contract templates and processes user-friendly and technology-ready.

Gina is a US-trained lawyer with many years of diverse legal experience including private law firm commercial practice, consumer protection law at the US Federal Trade Commission, rule-of-law development projects in Albania, Kosovo and Croatia, freelance translating and editing, and teaching Legal English at the Univ. of Copenhagen Law Faculty.

Gina lives in Ølby, a small village south of Copenhagen, Denmark.  She is often in Rome, Italy with her husband, a Danish army colonel working at the NATO Defense College.

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