Lori is the firm's Assistant General Counsel - Compliance.

Lori P. Knowles
Lori P. Knowles
Assistant General Counsel - Compliance
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Lori P. Knowles

Lori is an attorney with international experience in regulatory compliance and legal ethics. She is a firm-wide resource based in our Boston office and is part of the Compliance, Risk, and Ethics team responsible for Gunderson’s risk management and loss prevention.

Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Lori practiced law in Toronto and worked at a think tank in New York, specializing in international regulation, policy, and ethics in emerging technologies. Lori worked for the US Food and Drug Administration as a Special Governmental Employee for 18 years and has consulted for governments, global companies, and organizations on issues of innovation, compliance, and governance.


  • McGill University, J.D.; B.C.L., Law, Dual Degree: Common Law and Civil Law
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, LL.M., Biotechnology Law
  • King's College London, M.A., Medical Law and Ethics
  • Western University, B.A., History


  • Massachusetts
  • Ontario, Canada