Patricia Kovacevic

A global legal and compliance nicotine industry expert, and currently an independent consultant, Patricia I. Kovacevic has experience that comprises general counsel and chief compliance officer roles at Nicopure Labs as well as leading senior legal and regulatory positions at, among others, Philip Morris International and Lorillard.

Prior to joining Lorillard, she was a partner at Patton Boggs. Her expertise includes global e-cigarette and tobacco regulation, compliance, and all regulatory aspects of marketing/media communications, corporate affairs, criminal investigations, FCPA, trade sanctions, privacy, product development and launch.

Kovacevic served on the board of directors of the Vapor Technology Association and on the advisory board of the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum. In the past she was a United Nations (U.N.) staff member, served on the U.N.’s Public-Private Partnership Commission and was also an adviser to the Council for Burley Tobacco.

Kovacevic is admitted to practice in New York and before the Supreme Court of the United States. She holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School in New York and has completed the Harvard Business School Corporate Leader course. She is fluent in several European languages.