Mustapha Parekh serves as general counsel at Design Therapeutics. Mustapha joins Design from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, where he served as special counsel in the Corporate & Securities – Technology practice group, representing start-up, emerging, and public companies in a wide range of transactions and matters throughout the business life cycle. Prior to Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, he served as senior corporate attorney at Genoptix, a Novartis Company, where he advised the company on a variety of legal matters and played an active role with the acquisition of Genoptix by Novartis and other strategic transactions. Mustapha completed his J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law.