Ropes & Gray is a leading global law firm with 11 offices located around the world. Our Washington, D.C.-based FDA regulatory team includes seasoned lawyers knowledgeable in all areas of FDA regulation. The team’s varied backgrounds bring a breadth of perspectives to the practice which includes attorneys who have worked at the FDA, as in-house counsel at life sciences companies and as key policy advisors in Congress.
As part of our multidisciplinary life sciences group, our FDA regulatory team has a broad view of the commercial and regulatory forces affecting life sciences companies. In addition to traditional regulatory counseling and administrative litigation, we advise clients on corporate and transactional matters, government enforcement investigations, compliance program design and implementation, and FDA-related intellectual property analyses and litigation.
Nelson Mullins is an AmLaw 100 firm serving clients in more than 100 diversified practice areas. From a firm of one attorney in 1897 to 800+ attorneys, policy advisors, and professionals in 11 states and the District of Columbia today, we represent corporate and individual clients in a wide variety of areas, including: food/drug/device law, regulatory, healthcare, litigation, intellectual property, real estate capital markets, corporate, technology, banking, e-discovery, economic development, securities, finance, tax, estate planning, governmental relations, environmental, real estate, labor and employment, privacy and security, and white collar crime. Nelson Mullins’ clients range from Fortune 500 companies to private equity and venture funds and portfolio companies to emerging growth companies and start-ups.
Beth Weinman focuses her practice on FDA regulation and enforcement of laws governing pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and dietary supplements. Beth provides counseling on issues related to off-label promotion, good manufacturing practices, good clinical practices, compounding, product recalls and withdrawals, False Claims Act (FCA) and Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) investigations.
Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Beth spent nearly eight years as Associate Chief Counsel for Enforcement within FDA’s Office of Chief Counsel. In that role, she worked closely with FDA’s Office of Criminal Investigations, the Department of Justice and other government agencies to investigate and, when appropriate, prosecute alleged violations of the FDCA and related crimes under Title 18.
Before starting at FDA, Beth was an associate in the litigation department of a large New York law firm.
Jennifer Mallory is a partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s flagship office in Columbia, South Carolina where she focuses her practice in the areas of food, drug, and device law as well as clinical research, bioethics, and business and intellectual property litigation. She has served as a member of several boards including the Medical University of South Carolina Institutional Review Board, S.C. Bar Board of Governors, and the Rutland Ethics Alliance. Mallory holds graduate certificates in Clinical Research and the Law and in FDA Regulation and Liability—both from Seton Hall University School of Law. She earned her JD from Washington and Lee University School of Law and her BA from the University of South Carolina, cum laude.