Barbara G. McClung


Barbara G. McClung is Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Caribou Biosciences, Inc. since April 2015, where she is responsible for all legal functions, including intellectual property strategy and portfolio management, contracts, corporate transactions, litigation, board governance, and employment law. Prior to joining Caribou, Ms. McClung was Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. Prior to joining Intarcia, she was General Counsel, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary at Cygnus, Inc. where she assisted in the negotiation and completion of the sale of the company’s glucose monitoring assets to Animas Corporation/Animas Technologies LLC and facilitated the corporate dissolution of the company thereafter. Her previous employment was as a division patent counsel with Chiron Corporation, responsible for the worldwide intellectual property portfolio of Chiron Vaccines. Prior to that, Ms. McClung was an associate at Townsend & Townsend, and a patent counsel at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. She is a member of the California, Delaware and Pennsylvania bars, as well as being a registered patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 


J.D., University of Pennsylvania (1987)
M.A., University of Pennsylvania (1981)
B.A., University of California, San Diego (1977)