Rahsaan Thompson joins Opiant with 20 years of legal experience; 15 of those years serving as in-house general counsel. Prior to Joining Opiant, Rahsaan was the Vice President, Law for Actelion U.S., where he led the Actelion Law Department based in San Francisco, California. He was responsible for coordinating Law Department support for the Actelion U.S. business.
In earlier years at Actelion, Rahsaan served as Associate General Counsel and Secretary where he led litigation, government investigations, and acquisitions.
Before joining Actelion, Rahsaan worked for the law firm of Quarles & Brady in Chicago, Illinois. in addition, Rahsaan has prior in-house legal experience at Abraxis Bioscience, LLC and McKesson Corporation. Rahsaan began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office. Rahsaan obtained his bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University and his law degree from Hofstra University.
Rahsaan served on various non-profit boards and presently serves on the Board of Directors for the Oakland Museum of California Board of Directors, Finance Committee Chair.