Orchid BioSciences has appointed Warren Meltzer to vice president of legal affairs and general counsel. Meltzer will also serve as corporate secretary. Meltzer will oversee all of Orchid’s legal matters. Before joining Orchid, Meltzer operated his own legal practice. From 1997 to 2002, Meltzer worked for Covance, where he last served as associate general counsel and assistant secretary. Meltzer earned a JD from the University of Michigan and a BS in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.