Brigid is a food, drug, and medical device lawyer who counsels life sciences companies on a wide range of U.S. Food & Drug Administration pre- and post-market regulatory issues.
As a member of our FDA Regulatory practice, Brigid focuses on medical device, digital health, and in vitro diagnostic companies, as well as other companies whose radiation-emitting electronic products are regulated by FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health. She has advised innovative product developers and manufacturers on key threshold FDA regulatory questions, and regularly advises established life sciences companies on issues such as clinical trials regulation, product approvals and clearances, advertising and promotional claims, and adverse event reporting obligations.
Brigid regularly assists clients in developing strategies for approval and marketing and in identifying and mitigating regulatory risks. She also handles challenges to competitor advertising before the National Advertising Division and has served as FDA counsel in product liability cases, civil litigation, international arbitration, and FDA enforcement proceedings.
Brigid maintains an active pro bono practice. She has represented several clients before the Social Security Administration in appealing denials of applications for disability benefits. She has also worked on several appeals in criminal cases in the District of Columbia.
Brigid is a graduate of the University of Tulsa, where she earned her B.S. in biochemistry before attending law school at Stanford Law School. Prior to law school, Brigid worked as an Environmental Policy Analyst in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Transportation. She has also worked as a benchtop scientist in a number of laboratories, including FDA’s National Center for Toxicological Research.Show More