Jennifer Sanfilippo

General Counsel

Jennifer is a seasoned life sciences industry executive with demonstrated success in general management, legal, and compliance.

Before Melinta, Jennifer held several leadership roles at The Medicines Company. She led legal and compliance counsel for multiple business units guiding commercial, medical, market access, and regulatory activities in those roles

Before The Medicines Company, Jennifer was an attorney at Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., a law firm specializing in the life sciences industry. She advised pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech companies on a variety of legal, regulatory, and compliance issues.

Jennifer holds a B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from New York University and a J.D. from the Rutgers School of Law, where she was managing editor of the Rutgers Law Review.


I’m proud of our commitment to each other and our patients, and how we operate with quality and integrity always in mind. We’re small but nimble, and our culture of collaboration means that we can make a big impact for our patients.