Michael J. Harrington

Michael J. Harrington

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Eli Lilly and Company

Mike Harrington is senior vice president and general counsel for Eli Lilly and Company.

Since joining Lilly in 1991 as an attorney in product liability litigation, Mike has served in a number of other business and legal positions, including managing director of the New Zealand affiliate and associate general counsel for Lilly’s operations in the Asia-Pacific region. Mike most recently held the role of vice president and deputy general counsel of global pharmaceutical operations. In this capacity, he was responsible for legal issues related to Lilly’s five global business units.

Before joining Lilly, Mike was a litigator at the law firm of Baker & Daniels in Indianapolis. Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Albion College and a law degree from the Columbia University School of Law.

Mike currently serves on the boards of Elanco Animal Health Incorporated, the National Center for State Courts and the Leadership Council for Legal Diversity. He is co-chair of the Civil Justice Reform Group. Mike is also a member of the board of trustees and executive committee of Albion College, and he is past chairman of the Indiana Repertory Theatre’s board of directors. He was recently appointed to the Leaders Council of Legal Services Corporation.