We know the pharmaceutical industry—the complete range of issues and their business implication—which enables us to deliver solutions that serve the current and long-term needs of pharmaceutical companies.

Venable knows the pharmaceutical industry well. Our experience with this important and dynamic business is broad and deep, and our client service draws on a variety of the firm's strengths and capabilities to deal with both legal and business needs. When pharmaceutical clients face a challenge or an opportunity, we immediately bring an experienced team from diverse specialties to coordinate advice.

Venable's pharmaceutical practice comprises nationally known litigators; attorneys with experience in food and drug and healthcare law; intellectual property attorneys with advanced science degrees; and attorneys and senior policy advisors providing counsel on policy issues.

Venable's pharmaceutical practice provides representation in the following areas:


  • Trial lawyers recognized by
    • Chambers USA
    • Who’s Who Legal
    • Baltimore Smart CEO’s Legal Elite
  • Ranked the third-busiest product liability practice in the U.S., 2009 Law360 Litigation Almanac
  • Eight members of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Authors of numerous books and articles on drug law and regulatory topics

Science and Technical Degrees

  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Biotechnology
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics
  • Molecular biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Organic chemistry
  • Zoology