General Counsel, Impossible Foods
Myra is an attorney and communications professional with deep background in rapidly growing, high-profile startups. Prior to joining Impossible Foods as its General Counsel and first lawyer in 2013, Myra was Associate General Counsel at Tesla Motors, and also handled Tesla’s PR and communications in Europe.
Myra has wide-ranging legal experience, including equity financing, intellectual property, licensing, strategic partnerships, dispute resolution, employment issues, regulatory compliance, and government relations. Communications experience includes international media relations, corporate image, worldwide product launches, executive media training, and crisis communications.
Myra began her career at Latham & Watkins, and later, at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and K&L Gates. She holds a J.D. from Northwestern University, and a B.S. in Business and Political Science from the University of Minnesota.