Yvonne Clark is an attorney with 17 years of experience advising and defending companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and device industries. Ms. Clark serves as corporate compliance counsel at Spark Therapeutics, a Philadelphia-based gene therapy company. At Spark, she focuses on advising Medical Affairs, R&D, Finance, and Commercial Development functions. She worked as a commercial attorney at Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation prior to Spark, and supported Merck’s U.S. Commercial Division on a variety of legal and compliance matters and associated business risks. Before working as an in-house attorney, Ms. Clark was in private practice at the law firms of Pepper Hamilton LLP and Dechert LLP.