Chris Gegelys

  • General Counsel

Mr. Chris Gegelys is the General Counsel of Covance. Mr. Gegelys assumed this role in 2015 after the merger with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings was completed.  Mr. Gegelys joined Covance in 2006 as Senior Counsel and has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Assistant General Counsel and Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary.

Prior to joining Covance, Mr. Gegelys was President and General Counsel of Humanicare International, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of healthcare products.  Before Humanicare, he served as Division Counsel for the Seven Up soft drink division and the Mott’s apple products division run by Cadbury Schweppes plc.  He also worked as an associate in the corporate department of Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon in New York, New York.

Mr. Gegelys earned a doctor of law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a bachelor of arts with a major in economics from Franklin & Marshall College. In addition, Mr. Gegelys has been a speaker at the BIO International Convention and the New Jersey Association of Corporate Counsel.