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Weaver Henderson Gaines, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1969, Pennsylvania 1979, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1973, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1975, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975. Decorated Bronze Star.


Gaines, Weaver Henderson was born on August 31, 1943 in Fort Meade, South Dakota, United States. Son of Weaver Henderson and Bertha Louise (Harris) Gaines.


Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Dartmouth College, 1965;Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1968.


Associate Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood, New York City, 1970-1979. Senior staff counsel INA Corporation, Philadelphia, 1979. Assistant general counsel, secretary Thyssen-Bornemisza Incorporated, New York York City, 1979-1982, vice president strategic projects, 1982-1985.

Vice president, deputy general counsel Mutual of New York, 1985-1986, senior vice president, general counsel, 1986-1990, executive vice president, general counsel, 1990-1992. President Unified Management Corporation, 1989-1990. Chairman Ixion Biotechnology, Inc., Alachua, Florida, 1993—2007, Chief Executive Officer, 1993—2002.

Vice president, managing director Americas Biotech Distributor, LLC, 2005—2009. Chairman, general counsel Nanotherapeutics Inc., since 2008. Board directors Unified Finance Services, Inc., Nanotherapeutics Inc., Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc., EccoArray, Inc., Florida Research Consortium, Inc., Torrey Pines Institute Molecular Syudies, since 2008, Dance Alive National Ballet.

Visiting professor School Law University Virginia, since 2003. Advisory council Keck Graduate Institute Life Sciences.


Board of directors New York Lawyers for Nixon, 1972. Senior advisor Bush/Quayle '92. Captain United States Army, 1968-1970, Vietnam.

Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, American Corporation Counsel Association, Association Life Insurance Counsel, New York Athletic Club, Haile Plantation Golf and Country Club.