Doug Lankler is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Pfizer. He reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of Pfizer’s Executive Leadership Team. Prior to being named General Counsel in 2013, Doug was Pfizer’s Chief Compliance and Risk Officer, a role he assumed in 2006. Doug has been with Pfizer since 1999.
Prior to joining the Company, Doug was with the United States Department of Justice as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York. Doug was a recipient of the United States Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award.
Before joining the Department of Justice, Doug worked in the Litigation Department of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York.
Doug graduated from the State University of New York at Albany and Cornell Law School. He and his wife, Jill, have three children and reside in Larchmont, New York.