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  • HP&M Announces that Sara Koblitz has been Promoted to Counsel at the FirmNovember 18th, 2020

    Hyman Phelps & McNamara, P.C. is pleased to announce that Sara Koblitz has been promoted to Counsel at the firm. Sara joined HPM in 2017 and advises clients on a broad range of FDA regulatory issues with a particular focus on Hatch-Waxman patent and exclusivity, biosimilars, and the …

  • HP&M Takes Home “Law Firm of the Year” Award from U.S. News and Best LawyersNovember 13th, 2020

    Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. (“HP&M”) has been named the FDA Law “Law Firm of the Year” by the folks over at U.S. News & World Report, who teamed up with Best Lawyers for the 2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings.  We’re truly honored!  But the honors …

  • HP&M is Pleased to Welcome Gail Javitt to the Firm as a DirectorJanuary 24th, 2020

    January 17, 2020 Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. (“HP&M”) is pleased to announce that Gail Javitt has become its newest Director.   Many leading companies have turned to Gail for her deep knowledge, skills, experience and thought leadership on the complex regulatory issues they face while looking to innovate …

  • HP&M Attorneys Recognized by LMG Life Sciences AwardsSeptember 23rd, 2019

    Awards season is now underway and we are delighted to announce that LMG Life Sciences has named Josephine Torrente the 2019 “Regulatory Attorney of the Year: FDA Pharmaceuticals.” Now in its seventh year, the LMG Life Sciences Awards are presented to the firms and individuals “behind …

  • HP&M’s Hatch-Waxman Practice Grows With the Addition of Michael ShumskyFebruary 8th, 2019

    Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. (“HP&M”) is pleased to announce that Michael Shumsky has become its newest Director.  Mike joined HP&M in February 2019 after nearly 15 years at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he played a key role in developing that firm’s FDA and …

  • HP&M Snags Another Award: LMG Life SciencesNovember 16th, 2018

    As 2018 winds down, awards season is in full swing! Last week we announced that Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. (“HP&M”) was tapped by U.S. News and Best Lawyers as the recipient of the 2019 “Law Firm of the Year in FDA Law” award.  This …

  • HP&M Takes Home 2019 “Law Firm of the Year in FDA Law” Honors from U.S. News and Best LawyersNovember 16th, 2018

    Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. (“HP&M”) has once again been ranked as a “Tier 1” law firm in the area of “FDA Law” (both nationally and in Washington, D.C.) by the folks over at U.S. News & World Report, who teamed up with Best Lawyers …

  • HP&M Director Larry Houck Receives NASCSA President’s AwardNovember 14th, 2018

    During the 34th annual National Association of State Controlled Substances Authorities (“NASCSA”) conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. (“HP&M”) Director Larry Houck was honored with the organization’s 2018 President’s Award. NASCSA provides a forum for state, federal and local regulators, healthcare professionals, …

  • U.S. News and World Report Ranks HPM as Top Tier FDA Law FirmDecember 13th, 2013

    For the fourth year in a row, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. has been ranked as a “Tier 1” law firm in the area of FDA Law (both nationally and in Washington DC) by the folks over at U.S. News & World Report, who teamed …

  • Jeff Gibbs honored with FDLI Distinguished Service and Leadership AwardDecember 10th, 2013

    Jeff Gibbs was honored when The Food and Drug Law Institute (“FDLI”) awarded him with the 2013 Distinguished Service and Leadership Award. The award is given each year to as many as four individuals from various areas of the food and drug law community …

  • Former Novo Nordisk General Counsel James C. Shehan Joins the firmNovember 11th, 2013

    Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. is pleased to announce that James C. Shehan has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Previously, Mr. Shehan served for 19 years as Novo Nordisk Inc.’s General Counsel and Corporate Vice President of Legal, Government and Quality. His …

  • Former White House Fellow Kermit L. Jones joins the firmOctober 1st, 2013

    Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. is pleased to announce that Kermit L. Jones, J.D., M.D. has joined the firm as an Associate. Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Jones served as a 2012-2013 White House Fellow assigned to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, …

  • A Three-peat: U.S. News and World Report Ranks HPM as Top Tier FDA Law FirmOctober 24th, 2012

    For the third year in a row, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. has been ranked as a “Tier 1” law firm in the area of “FDA Law” by the folks over at U.S. News & World Report, who once again teamed up with Best Lawyers …

  • Drug Regulation DVDs AvailableMarch 22nd, 2011

    HPM and Virginia Tech are pleased to announce the availability of the first two DVDs of the VERSUS series that is being sponsored by the University. They provide an overview of the processes a prescription drug must follow to be approved by the United States …

  • HPM Calls On FDA to Post on the Internet All Court Filings Regarding Enforcement ActionsMarch 11th, 2011

    On January 18, 2011, the President issued a significant Order entitled a “Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies.” The Memorandum directs “agencies with broad regulatory compliance and administrative enforcement responsibilities” to, within 120 days, “develop plans to make public information concerning …

  • Firm Announces New Director and Of CounselNovember 15th, 2010

    Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. is very pleased to announce that Ricardo Carvajal has been named Director of the firm, and that Dara Katcher Levy has been named Of Counsel. Mr. Carvajal’s practice focuses on providing FDA and FTC regulatory counseling and litigation support …

  • U.S. News & World Report Ranks HPM as Top Tier FDA Law FirmSeptember 20th, 2010

    Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. is proud to announce that the inaugural “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News & World Report has ranked HP&M as a “Tier 1” law firm in the area of FDA Law. Only six firms made it to the …

  • HPM Announces New Director and AssociateMay 11th, 2007

    Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. is very pleased to announce that Jeffrey K. Shapiro has joined the firm as a director and Carrie S. Martin has joined the firm as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shapiro was a partner at Hogan & …

  • HPM Celebrates Its 25th AnniversaryMarch 17th, 2005

    March 17, 2005 marked the 25th anniversary of the date the firm opened its doors for business. To commemorate the occasion, HPM employees celebrated with a formal dinner and dance at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.