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Connie Matteo

Pfizer, Assistant General Counsel

Connie Matteo is an Assistant General Counsel at Pfizer. Prior to joining Pfizer, Ms. Matteo was Senior Corporate Counsel at Wyeth. Ms. Matteo handles a wide variety of litigated matters including complex commercial disputes, mass tort and product liability matters, securities and antitrust matters. Before going in-house, Ms. Matteo was a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman in Morristown, New Jersey and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. Her practice focused on complex product liability, pharmaceutical drug and medical device product liability claims. Ms. Matteo also counseled pharmaceutical clients on issues related to regulatory compliance. Ms. Matteo has authored a number of articles related to product liability litigation and regulatory compliance. Ms. Matteo frequently speaks on topics related to pharmaceutical product liability litigation and serves as guest lecturer at two law schools. Ms. Matteo’s professional affiliations include the Defense Research Institute (“DRI”), CPR, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Product Liability Advisory Council. Ms. Matteo is a member of the Steering Committee of DRI’s Drug and Medical Device Committee. Ms. Matteo recently became the co-chair of CPR’s Healthcare and Life Science Committee. Ms Matteo also serves on the Dean’s Board of Advisors for Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences.