Walt Linscott Joins Carestream Health

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 22 — Walt Addison Linscott, Esq., will join Carestream Health on January 1, 2011, as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In this role, he will lead the company’s worldwide legal organization and will be a member of the company’s senior leadership team.

Linscott brings more than 20 years of experience in a broad range of legal issues affecting healthcare companies. Most recently, Linscott was the founder and managing partner of Thompson Hine LLP’s office based in Atlanta, GA. In addition, he was the chair of the international law firm’s Life Sciences Practice Group.

In these roles, he developed and managed teams of lawyers and counseled in all aspects of Life Science company business for companies in the start-up, venture capital and public markets. His experience includes counseling clients on business terms of transactions and legal strategy for mergers & acquisitions; leading a national team of lawyers in defense of healthcare companies in large class-action and multi-party litigation; and developing solutions for healthcare companies on matters of regulatory risk, corporate governance and reporting obligations under the securities laws of U.S. and foreign jurisdictions.

Prior to his current role at Thompson Hine LLP, Linscott served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Solvay Pharmaceuticals where he led the law, government affairs and public relations departments, and served as member of the company's management committee. During his tenure at Solvay he managed successful resolution of regulatory compliance issues before U.S. and foreign regulatory agencies; developed government and public relations strategies for handling significant industry issues; and managed the intellectual property protection of company products.

Additionally, Linscott was a partner focused on regulation and trade matters at Thompson Hine LLP’s Cleveland, Ohio-based practice for more than a decade preceding his role at Solvay.

Before he began his distinguished legal career, Linscott served as a Captain with the United States Marine Corps, where he received the Navy Achievement Medal for professional achievement in the conduct of special security operations.

Linscott holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton School of Law; a BA in Biology and Political Science from Syracuse University; and he completed a program in Negotiation at Harvard Law School.


About Carestream Health 
Carestream Health is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; molecular imaging systems for the life science research and drug discovery/development market segments; and x-ray film and digital x-ray products for the non-destructive testing market. For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream Health representative or visit www.carestreamhealth.com.

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