Sarah A. ODowd
Member of the Board of Directors
Sarah A. ODowd has been the Chief Legal Officer of Lam Research Corporation since September 2008 and serves as its Senior Vice President and Secretary. She also has served as Chief Compliance Officer from 2009present, and served as Vice President, Global HR from 20092012. Ms. ODowd holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School, an M.A. in communications from Stanford University and a B.A. in mathematics from Immaculata College.
She served as General Counsel and Vice President of FibroGen Inc. from February 2007 to September 2008, and she has more than twenty-five years of experience with Heller Ehrman LLP where she was Member of its senior management team, responsible for its corporate practice groups. During her tenure at Heller Ehrman, she served as principal outside counsel and Secretary to a variety of prominent Silicon Valley companies, and held a number of other leadership positions, including as a Director of Corcept Therapeutics Inc. Ms. ODowd is a Member of the State Bar of California.