Ruben Garcia, JD

General Counsel

Ruben A. Garcia joined FibroBiologics as General Counsel in March 2024. He is a member of FibroBiologics’ executive leadership team and leads the company’s legal function.

He most recently served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (n/k/a Talphera, Inc.), where he managed legal and compliance matters, including corporate governance, public company reporting, intellectual property, healthcare compliance, employee relations, litigation, and strategic, finance and commercial transactions. Prior to that, he was Senior Corporate Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., with responsibility for SEC and governance matters. He began his legal career as an attorney with Vinson & Elkins LLP and Jones Day, where he practiced in the areas of capital markets, securities offerings, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.

He holds a B.A. in Government and Economics from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.