General Counsel, Chief of Staff
George Shiebler joined G&W in May 2015 as the company’s Chief of Staff. In this role, George provides direction to assist with the execution of the company’s commercial strategy. He guides internal processes to help G&W identify commercial opportunities with speed, efficiency and effectiveness. As a member of the company’s Commercial Leadership Team, George works with CEO Aaron Greenblatt to help identify corporate priorities both internally and externally.
George brings 30 years of experience as a corporate lawyer, including 23 years at Merck. For the last 14 years, George was Assistant General Counsel at Merck, and was the lead lawyer on all significant deals, including their acquisition of Schering Plough. He also has significant experience in the structuring and negotiation of complex business transactions, and brings a wealth of knowledge regarding the requirements and regulations of the pharmaceutical industry.
George earned his J.D. from the University of Georgia’s School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review, and his BS in Finance and Management Information Systems from the University of Virginia’s School of Commerce.
George resides in New Jersey. He has two sons and enjoys hiking, biking and sailing.