January, 2010 – Present: Established and maintain private legal practice as an attorney focusing in food and drug law and related areas. Provide advice and counsel to life science companies developing and/or marketing drugs and devices, and other categories of products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Consumer Product Protection Agency.
March, 2001 – December, 2009: Vice-President and Managing Director, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. Established and managed the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina office of the Washington, D. C.-based firm, focusing in the practice of food and drug law and related practice areas.
August, 1984- March, 2001: Associate General Counsel, Glaxo Wellcome Inc. Joined Glaxo Inc. in 1984 and held a variety of increasingly senior legal and non-legal positions, including a Washington D. C.-based position in Glaxo’s Regulatory Affairs Department as Director, Federal Agency Relations from 1989 to 1991
August, 1975- August, 1984: Attorney, Kleinfeld, Kaplan and Becker. Specialized in the practice of food and drug law and related practice areas.
J. D., 1975, University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
B.A., 1972, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Phi Beta Kappa
District of Columbia, North Carolina