General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Stacie Phillips joined Curia in August 2018 as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, overseeing a global team of legal, intellectual property and compliance professionals. She also is the executive co-sponsor of Curia’s diversity, equity and inclusion council, guiding six dynamic and active work streams in our efforts to cultivate a work environment where all employees thrive.
For the nine years prior to Curia, Stacie held a number of legal and commercial roles of increasing responsibility at Baxter International, a Fortune 500 multinational pharmaceutical and medical device company. By the end of her tenure at Baxter, she held a deputy-level role, leading a team of attorneys and paralegals responsible for global pharmaceutical and medical device businesses with revenue of more than $8.5 billion. She was the chair of Baxter’s Global Inclusion Council Initiative, Advancing Women in Leadership, and a co-founder and co-chairwoman of Baxter Women Leaders, a business resource group, which received the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association ACE Award during her co-chairwomanship. Prior to Baxter, Stacie was in private practice at McDermott, Will & Emery, a global law firm of over 1,200 attorneys. There, she represented and advised pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, hospitals and health systems in healthcare business transactions, and regulatory and compliance matters. Leading up to her career in law, Stacie made significant contributions for over a decade in sales, marketing, finance and commercial operations roles in a variety of products and services industries.
Stacie graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science, cum laude, and from DePaul University College of Law with a juris doctorate and health law certificate, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif. She served on the board of directors for the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys for six years, ultimately serving a term as its president.