Scott Terrillion

Scott Terrillion

Scott Terrillion

Scott Terrillion

General Counsel


Mr. Terrillion joined Cara in 2016 as the company’s General Counsel.  Scott oversees Cara’s legal and compliance functions and serves as company Secretary.

Mr. Terrillion brings over 20 years of diverse pharmaceutical industry experience from varying legal and business roles in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.  Mr. Terrillion spent 15 years at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel.  At Boehringer, Mr. Terrillion built and led the legal team supporting the global company’s US human pharmaceutical business during a period of rapid, industry-leading growth.  Mr. Terrillion also spent two years at Mesoblast, Inc., a publicly traded emerging biotech, as the company’s Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Head of Compliance.  Mr. Terrillion began his legal career at Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle (now Nixon Peabody), a large general practice law firm, where he was an associate in the Health Care and Technology/Intellectual Property Practice groups.  A licensed pharmacist, Mr. Terrillion began his professional career as a community pharmacist and later served as Director of Pharmacy for Preferred Care, Inc., a HMO insurance provider.

Mr. Terrillion received his BS in Pharmacy from the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, where he serves on the Board of Trustees, and a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Albany Law School.  He is a member of the New York bar.