Janice Hogan has been involved in medical technology for over 25 years. From her engineering training at M.I.T. to work in the pharmaceutical industry, to her current practice representing medical device companies before the FDA, Janice has focused her career on the intersection of technology, regulation, and healthcare.

Widely recognized as a leader in FDA regulation of devices, Janice is co-director of the FDA Medical Device practice. She leverages her technical background to help companies with cutting-edge technologies navigate and optimize the FDA approval process.

Janice focuses on FDA regulation of high-tech products in women's health, diagnostics, neurology, cardiovascular, and orthopedics. She has assisted companies to obtain "first of a kind" FDA approvals, providing guidance on regulatory strategy, clinical study design, advisory panel proceedings, and tools to expedite product approval.

Janice brings her lifelong passion for science and innovation to bear in her client advocacy. Through her extensive experience representing companies in a wide range of FDA interactions, Janice has been at the forefront of several of the most innovative medical device approvals, including the first successful FDA/CMS parallel review project, as well as first-in-class approvals for devices used in treatment of breast cancer, diabetes management, obesity, spinal surgery, and neurology, as well as a variety of drug/device combination products. Janice also has substantial experience using newer FDA approval mechanisms such as the de novo process to reduce review time and bring products to market earlier, accelerating patient access.

Awards and recognitions

2014-2015, 2017

Healthcare: Life Sciences
Legal 500 US

2013

Most Highly Regarded Firms for Life Sciences 2013
Who's Who Legal's

2012

Life Sciences Star
LMG Life Sciences

2008-2013

The International Who's Who of Life Sciences Lawyers
Who's Who Legal

2011-2012

Regulatory: Medical Devices
PLC Life Sciences Cross-border Handbook

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Georgetown University Law Center, 1995

B.S. Mechanical Engineering and Literature, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988

Memberships

Member, American Bar Association  

Member, Maryland State Bar Association  

Member, National Health Lawyers Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

Pennsylvania

District of Columbia

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