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Karah Parschauer

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Affairs, EVP

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Karah Parschauer - Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.

Ms. Parschauer joined Ultragenyx in June 2016 as General Counsel, Executive Vice President, where she is responsible for leading the company’s legal, compliance and corporate governance, corporate communications, public affairs and patient advocacy and engagement functions.

Before joining Ultragenyx, Ms. Parschauer spent 11 years at Allergan plc, most recently as Vice President, Associate General Counsel. In that role, she served as Head of Legal and Compliance for Allergan’s Medical Aesthetic division and Chief Privacy Officer. Prior to joining Allergan, Ms. Parschauer was an associate attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP where she practiced in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and corporate governance.

Ms. Parschauer serves on the Board of Directors of Evolus and Tenaya Therapeutics.

She received a B.A. in biology, magna cum laude, from Miami University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She is a member of the state bars of California and Illinois.