Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Doug Lankler is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Pfizer. He reports to the Chief Executive Officer. Doug was previously Pfizer's Chief Compliance and Risk Officer a role he assumed in 2006. Prior to that, Doug led various functions within Pfizer's Legal Division. He has been with Pfizer since 1999.
Prior to joining the Company, Doug was with the United States Department of Justice as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York. While in the U.S. Attorney's Office, he prosecuted white collar fraud, corporate crimes, traditional organized crime and terrorism. Doug was a recipient of the United States Attorney General's Distinguished Service Award.
Before joining the Department of Justice, Doug worked in the Litigation Department of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York.
Doug graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany and cum laude from Cornell Law School.