Lawrence Weiss

Larry Weiss is Vice President and Chief Counsel of Medtronic’s Minimally Invasive Therapies Group. In this role, Larry is responsible for legal leadership and counsel across the MITG business segments.
Prior to his current position, Larry served as Vice President and General Counsel of Covidien Surgical Solutions, beginning in 2011. Surgical Solutions combined Covidien’s surgical and energy-based devices businesses into the largest business unit of the company, which had been spun off from Tyco Healthcare in 2007 and renamed Covidien. Beginning in 2010, Larry also managed Covidien’s international IP staff in Switzerland and Japan.

In 1999, Larry joined Tyco Healthcare, supporting the company on a variety of corporate, transactional and compliance matters including developing training programs addressing antitrust law, compliance with the US fraud and abuse regulations and the implementation of an International Trade compliance program. In 2006, Larry was named Vice President and Chief International Officer, in anticipation of Tyco Healthcare’s separation from Tyco and created the company’s first dedicated international staff.
Prior to Tyco Healthcare, Larry worked as an associate in the Corporate Department of Goodwin Procter, concentrating on corporate transactions, securities offerings and compliance.

Larry is a graduate of Tulane University and received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law.