Taylor Ocasio

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Taylor Ocasio joined TELA Bio in April 2022 and serves as our General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, overseeing the company’s legal function, including matters related to risk management, corporate compliance, contracting, strategic transactions, capital markets and corporate governance. Mr. Ocasio has over ten years of experience advising public companies primarily within the life sciences on a wide variety of legal matters. Prior to joining TELA Bio, Mr. Ocasio served as Deputy General Counsel of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company, where he helped lead the legal functions and compliance programs.
Prior to that, Mr. Ocasio served as Assistant General Counsel of Catalent Pharma Solutions, a global provider of biopharma, cell, gene, and consumer health products, supporting its Biologics, Gene and Cell therapy business unit. Mr. Ocasio also held Associate and Senior Associate positions with Pepper Hamilton LLP and Hogan Lovells US LLP in their Health Science and Corporate Securities practices. Mr. Ocasio received a Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law.