Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC (“HPM”) is a proud sponsor of the Maryland/ Israel Development Center. HPM is a 30+ attorney law firm located in Washington DC dedicated to FDA law. The firm not only provides counsel to businesses throughout the supply chain, but assists their management, scientists, marketers and compliance teams with issues involving many government agencies in addition to the FDA.
From legal challenges based on science, to marketing, to controlled substances regulation, HPM’s legal team stays with the client’s product through every challenge. Indeed, no legal team handles a broader range of food, drug and medical device issues.
“We thank Gail Javitt for her outstanding Board leadership, support and commitment to the MIDC. We appreciate the Membership Sponsorship by Gail and HPM and are looking forward to Gail moderating “The Abraham Peace Accords: One Year Later webinar in November”, said Alvin Katz, Chair, MIDC.
Gail Javitt joined HPM in January 2020 and provides strategic regulatory advice for both well-established and early-stage medical device and diagnostics companies throughout the product life cycle. She also has significant experience advising clinical laboratories on FDA and CLIA requirements for laboratory developed tests.
In addition, Ms. Javitt has published and spoken widely on issues at the intersection of law and science, including FDA regulation of genetic testing, precision medicine, and next-generation sequencing. Her academic experience has included serving as a faculty member at the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University and as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, American University’s Washington College of Law, and the University of Maryland School of Law. She was previously a Greenwall Fellow in Bioethics and Health Policy, a collaborative effort between Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University.
Ms. Javitt has counseled a number of Israeli medical device companies navigate the FDA regulatory environment and understands the needs and challenges facing start-ups. As a resident of Maryland for more than 25 years and with close ties to the state of Israel, she was delighted to join the board of MIDC in 2020, and to have the opportunity to help support MIDC’s mission of promoting bi-lateral trade and economic development. Last year, Ms. Javitt moderated an MIDC Business Survival Strategy webinar geared to Israeli companies on “How to Stay in Touch with Your Customers During the Coronavirus Pandemic?” Gail will be moderating MIDC’s Abraham Peace Accords One Year Later webinar this November and is also serving on MIDC’s 30th Anniversary Committee.