Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation is proud to announce Denelle Waynick as its newest board member. Denelle is Vice President of U.S. Legal Affairs for UCB, Inc., where she is responsible for leading and managing the legal team in the U.S. Denelle is also a member of UCB’s U.S. Leadership Team and participates in the strategic planning and management of the organization.
Prior to joining UCB, Denelle was Vice President of Legal Affairs for Global Brands at Actavis, Inc. (formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals), where she provided legal support to both the global specialty brand and generics divisions. Denelle started her career at Actavis as Senior Corporate Counsel.
Denelle has worked in the public sector as well as the private sector. As an Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, Denelle served as chief of staff to (then) New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram. She also spent five years within Schering-Plough’s legal department, supporting the Virology and Oncology franchises. Immediately prior to joining industry, Denelle was a partner with the New Jersey-based law firm of Gibbons, P.C.
Denelle graduated with a law degree, cum laude, from the Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., and has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rutgers University in New Jersey. Says AVLF Executive Director Marty Ellin, “Denelle’s enthusiasm for joining and supporting the Atlanta legal community is inspiring. We are delighted that she has chosen to be a part of our Foundation.” Welcome, Denelle!