Hogan Lovells Welcomes Jodi Scott As Partner in its Denver Office
08 August 2011
DENVER, 8 August 2011 – Hogan Lovells announced today that Jodi Scott has joined its Food, Drug, Medical Device, and Agriculture practice as a partner in its Denver office. She was previously FDA Principal Legal Counsel for Medtronic, Inc., a leading medical technology company.
Scott will focus her practice on assisting the medical technology industry in navigating the complex requirements for achieving U.S. marketing authorization and maintaining compliance to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) quality and other postmarket regulatory requirements.
"With her years of experience as in-house counsel with a leading medical technology company, combined with her previous tenure as an associate at Hogan Lovells, Jodi will provide invaluable insights for our clients and play an important role in the development of the Denver office's Food, Drug, Medical Device, and Agriculture practice," said Cole Finegan, Managing Partner of Hogan Lovells' Denver office. "We are happy to welcome her back to Hogan Lovells."
Scott has applied her healthcare background to build regulatory strategies for the development of medical devices, including ensuring clinical, quality, and regulatory compliance and providing guidance and assistance in the formation of policies and procedures related to FDA legal matters. Jodi is experienced in counseling medical device manufacturers on various FDA-related issues, such as import/export and customs, FDA submission requirements, FDA inspections, FDA enforcement, advertising and promotion, mitigating the risks associated with the unapproved use of approved products (a/k/a off-label uses), and FDA policies and procedures.
Before joining Medtronic, Jodi was an associate with Hogan Lovells' legacy law firm, Hogan & Hartson. In this role, Jodi represented clients in negotiations with the FDA regarding clinical data requirements, clinical study design, and as-needed regulatory pathways.
Scott received her J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. Prior to her work as a lawyer, Scott was a registered pharmacist in the state of Virginia after having obtained a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Drake University.
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