Akosua Tuffuor | Washington, D.C. | Hogan Lovells

Akosua Tuffuor

Associate Global Regulatory


Akosua Tuffuor
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Akosua Tuffuor works with life sciences companies to develop legal solutions for a wide range of issues. Her areas of focus include: clinical trials, product development and approval, and risk management.

Akosua’s practice focuses on strategic FDA regulatory and compliance advice on a variety of matters, including: pharmacovigilance, Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP), clinical trial development activities, advertising and promotion, Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS), and National Drug Codes (NDCs). She routinely provides product development and regulatory pathway advice to companies developing cell, tissue, and gene therapies, as well as other novel products. She also reviews clinical trial agreements and confidential disclosure agreements for companies that develop and commercialize pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products.

During law school, Akosua was a legal extern at the Department of Health and Human Services in its Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. In 2021, she won 1st Place in the University of Maryland’s Health Law Regulatory & Compliance Competition, highlighting her passion for helping clients navigate a complex regulatory landscape. She also served as a Kahan Health & FDA Law Fellow and as President of GW Law’s Student Health Law Association. In these roles, she mentored law students interested in health and FDA law and helped develop the law school’s heath law initiative.


  • Juris Doctor, The George Washington University Law School, 2021
  • Bachelor Degree, Wake Forest University, 2016
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • District of Columbia
  • Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)