Outside GC Welcomes New Members to D.C. Area Legal Team

Outside GC Welcomes New Members to D.C. Area Legal Team
Posted by  Jonathan Levitt Oct 21, 2014

jordan-karpContinuing to expand its team of experienced, on-demand, in-house counsel attorneys, Outside GC today announced the addition of Jordan Karp and Cynthia Pevehouse as members of the firm’s D.C. Metro area group, further strengthening the firm’s offerings in the bio-tech, life science, information technology and new media markets.

Jordan Karp comes to Outside GC with over 20 years of in-house legal experience, having last served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at PharmAthene, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company. His extensive experience advising bio-tech companies on a wide-range of strategic and operational matters will be valued by Outside GC’s growing list of bio-tech and life sciences clients.

“Jordan’s expansive bio-tech background will allow us to offer our unique outsourced GC model to the considerable bio-tech and pharma industries developing in the greater D.C and Baltimore areas,” explained Jon Levitt, managing member of Outside GC. “Jordan also brings a deep background in both retail energy and information technology from his previous roles as general counsel with both public and private companies in those respective industries,” Levitt further observed.

Cynthia Pevehouse brings over 25 years of legal and compliance experience to Outside GC. In her roles as general counsel and chief compliance officer for several multi-national companies, Cynthia oversaw a diverse array of legal matters, with a proven track record for providing high-level strategic advice. Her ability to think strategically and globally will enable to Cynthia to continue providing executive level leadership on behalf of Outside GC’s clients.

“Jordan and Cynthia are both powerhouses in their respective legal fields, and the high-level of expertise they bring to the team will allow Outside GC to continue to position itself as a leader in delivering legal and business solutions to companies in the D.C. market,” Levitt explained.

Levitt added, “Building a team of dynamic and talented attorneys has allowed Outside GC to quickly develop a significant presence in the greater D.C marketplace, with extremely favorable results. Jordan and Cynthia are perfect examples of this competitive advantage, and it is worth noting that both of them chose Outside GC at the pinnacle of their careers in large part because our firm’s culture is grounded in a respectful balance between professional and personal pursuits.” Jordan Karp agreed, “Outside GC’s flexible model allows me to work with a team of like-minded colleagues on highly sophisticated legal matters, while at the same time supporting the entire legal team’s pursuit of other important civic, charitable and personal activities.”

About Outside GC LLC

Outside GC provides senior in-house legal counsel on an on-demand basis to emerging and large companies alike, at highly competitive rates. With clients in the US and Europe across a broad range of industries, the company’s offerings include negotiating and drafting customer, vendor and distribution agreements; debt and equity financing transactions; employee matters; immigration services; pre-litigation dispute resolution; intellectual property protection, and mergers and acquisitions. Together with its sister company, Patent GC LLC, which provides on-demand patent and trademark legal services, the firm has over 45 senior business attorneys in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Washington D.C, and Colorado. For more information, please visit,, or call (617) 737-5000.

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