Jin Lien

Jin Lien, J.D.
Senior Compliance Officer

As a senior compliance officer for First Light, Jin Lien draws on her legal expertise to help manage and support First Light’s compliance initiatives.

Prior to joining First Light, Lien spent eight years as a civil litigator in Seattle. After relocating to Minnesota, Lien provided discovery consulting services related to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigations, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls, and Department of Justice (DOJ) inquiries. These experiences enabled Lien to hone her compliance analysis and risk evaluation skills. In addition, she was an administrator at a venture capital-backed Internet company where she managed personnel services, legal documentation and contracts, and assisted with shareholder communications and general marketing campaigns. Lien graduated from St. Olaf College with a bachelor of arts degree in composition and earned a juris doctor degree from Seattle University’s School of Law.