Edward J. Hejlek, JD

General Counsel & Senior Vice President

Mr. Edward J. Hejlek, Esq., has served as our Senior Vice President and General Counsel since January 2016. Mr. Hejlek served as a Partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP from April 2008 until December 2015 and as an attorney at Senniger Powers LLP from 1983 until March 2008 (Partner from 1986 to March 2008). Mr. Hejlek also served as outside patent counsel to Ilypsa, Inc. from 2005 until March 2008 and as outside patent counsel to Relypsa, Inc. from 2007 to March 2008. He was an adjunct professor of law at the Saint Louis University School of Law from 1987 until 2012. He received a J.D. from University of Missouri-Columbia and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Washington University.