Quinn Walker is an associate in the intellectual property litigation group. Quinn’s practice includes genetic and pharmaceutical litigation and policy. She has worked on DNA sequencing, biometric identifier, and drug pricing issues, and represented a pharmaceutical company in international arbitration.
During law school, Quinn represented drug developers, Silicon Valley nonprofits, and journalists as part of the Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic. She externed for Judge Kathleen O’Malley of the Federal Circuit. She also founded the Community Health Access Project, improving access to health care for individuals in the Bay Area, and served as a teaching assistant for the Human Biology curriculum and a research assistant for Professors Michelle Mello and Joe Grundfest. She served as co-president of the Stanford Health Policy and BioLaw Society, worked on the Stanford Law & Policy Review, and led the Stanford chapter on If/When/How (formerly Stanford Law Students for Reproductive Justice).
Prior to law school, Quinn worked with a clinical genetics laboratory, examining the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetic testing, while studying for a master’s in bioethics at Harvard Medical School. As a bioethicist, Quinn served on one of Stanford’s institutional review boards—reviewing studies for ethical integrity—and is now a member of the Hastings’ Center Advisory Council, the world’s premier bioethics institute.
- JD, Stanford Law School, 2020
- Master of Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, 2017
- BA, Stanford University, 2015
Admissions / Qualifications
- Not admitted in the District of Columbia. Supervised by Ropes & Gray LLP partners who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.
- California, 2021