In the article, Mueller discusses the importance of her undergraduate career in helping with her legal successes today.
Here is a small excerpt:
Some biotech lawyers hold degrees in the life sciences, which help them understand the nuances of a gene patent or protein manufacturing process. Mueller, a partner at Michael Best & Friedrich, Chicago, and a member of its management committee, received B.S. degrees in chemistry and biology before pursuing her law degree.
“My educational background was a huge help,” says Mueller. “Whether you’re working as a patent or corporate attorney, or doing transactional work and trying to facilitate deals, having an understanding of biotechnology is crucial.”
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