Kenneth Joseph Novack J.D.
Senior Counsel of Business and Finance, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
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Mr. Kenneth Joseph Novack, also known as Ken, J.D., serves as a Senior Counsel at Mintz Levin. Mr. Novack serves as an Advisor of POD Holding. He holds senior positions in Mintz Levin’s portfolio companies and is actively involved in all aspects of Mintz Levin, including the investment process. He was a Special Advisor at General Catalyst Partners. Prior to that, Mr. Novack served as the Vice Chairman at AOL Time Warner, where he provided strategic counsel, handled special assignments for the Chairman and assumed a leading role in major corporate transactions. He oversaw AOL's legal department, its venture investments and was a key architect of the merger between AOL and Time Warner. He served as Consultant of EKCO Group Inc. since December 1996. Prior to Vice Chairman of AOL in 1998, He served as AOL’s external Counsel while. He served as a Senior Partner at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo and practiced for 32 years. He joined Mintz Levin in 1966 as an Associate and quickly rose to the position of a Managing Partner by 1972. As a Corporate and Securities Lawyer, Mr. Novack served as a Counsel and an Advisor to entrepreneurs, venture capital firms, and investment bankers. His practice focused on venture capital, corporate finance, mergers, and acquisitions. In addition to his technology clients, he acted as an outside Counsel to numerous life sciences companies, including Biogen, Charles River Laboratories, Immunogen, Instrumentation Laboratories, Myriad Genetics and Paratek Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Novack also represented Lehman Brothers in public offerings by health care companies. Mr. Novack serves as Vice-Chairman of Warner Communications LLC. He served as a Vice Chairman of Time Warner until his retirement at the end of 2003. He serves as a Director of Appleton Partners Inc., Raytheon BBN Technologies Corporation, and Prematics Inc. and is an Advisory Director of Gordon Brothers Group. Mr. Novack has been a Director at Leerink Partners LLC (Formerly known as Leerink Swann LLC) since June 2007. He served as an Independent Director of Time Warner Inc. since January 2001 until June 17, 2016. He is also a Director of the Novack Family Foundation and a Member of the Board of Overseers of the Anti-Defamation League of New England. He retired as a Vice Chairman of Combined Jewish Philanthropies and a Vice Chairman of Boston's Museum of Science. Mr. Novack formerly served as the Vice Chairman of Tufts Medical Center, Inc. He served as Director of Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He served as Director of EKCO Group Inc. since March 1998. He was also a Director of Facing History and Ourselves. Mr. Novack is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School. He holds JD from Harvard Law School.