Ms. Haden has served in the capacity of General Counsel & Secretary since March 1, 2015. Ms. Haden joined MiMedx in June 2013 in the capacity of Senior Attorney. She served in that role until her promotion to the position of Assistant General Counsel in April 2014, where she served until her current appointment. Ms. Haden has over 15 years’ experience as both in-house and outside corporate counsel. She has expertise in general corporate and commercial law, mergers & acquisitions, employment law, labor arbitrations, litigation management intellectual property law, regulatory compliance, and domestic and international logistics. Ms. Haden has experience advising executives on difficult legal matters and business risks and developing legal strategies to position companies in the most favorable position to achieve their business goals.
Immediately prior to joining MiMedx, Ms. Haden served as Assistant General Counsel at Graphic Packaging International, Inc., a $4.2 billion publicly traded provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies with some of the most widely recognized brands in the world. Prior thereto, Ms. Haden served with Consolidated Container Company, LLC, the leading developer and manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging solutions in North America, from May 2004 until April 2007.
Prior to Consolidated, Ms. Haden served as counsel with the Atlanta, Georgia law firm of Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson, LLP. Ms. Haden specialized in the defense of employment cases, EEOC charges, conciliation processes, employment contracts, arbitration policies, and collective bargaining actions and activities.
In 1999, Ms. Haden received her Juris Doctorate and began her law career. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago in 1996 and her law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law.