Cara joined atai Life Sciences in 2021. Cara has extensive experience representing foreign and domestic companies in connection with public and private offerings, financings, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, and SEC regulation. Cara’s experience ranges from the formation of early-stage companies to the counseling of public companies in a wide range of industries, with a focus on pharmaceuticals, healthcare, biotech, and cannabis.
Prior to joining atai Life Sciences, Cara was Deputy Corporate & Compliance Counsel at Hercules Pharmaceuticals, a Partner at Abrams Fensterman and Associate General Counsel at Marcum LLP.
Cara earned her law degree (J.D.) from Fordham University School of Law where she served on the staff of the Fordham Environmental Law Journal. She received her undergraduate degree (B.A.) magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany.
Cara is admitted to the New York Bar and New Jersey Bar, and she is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.