Lisa LeCointe-Cephas is the head of the Global Investigations organization for Merck.  Lisa manages a team of lawyers around the world who are responsible for conducting internal investigations related to breaches of Merck’s policies, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and international anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws.  Lisa is also responsible for managing the company’s response to government and regulatory proceedings around the world. 

Lisa joined Merck in February 2018 from Bristol-Myers Squibb Corp. (“BMS”), where Lisa served as the lead Government Investigations counsel.  Prior to BMS, Lisa was a partner in the Government Investigations and White-Collar Defense practice of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Lisa received her BA in Psychology from Yale University and received her JD from Columbia Law School.