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David W. Beier
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David W. Beier
Partner,
Hogan & Hartson, L.L.P.






David Beier is a member of several practice groups at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson, including the global risk, and life sciences groups. He represents companies, trade associations, and investors in technology-based businesses, offering corporate counseling and regulatory advice as well as public policy advocacy. Among his clients are biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and health care companies.

Before joining Hogan & Hartson, Mr. Beier served for three years as chief domestic policy adviser to Vice President Al Gore. Prior to his White House service, he spent nine years as vice president of government affairs for Genentech, one of the largest biotechnology firms in the world. Earlier in his career he served for a decade as counsel to the Committee on the Judiciary of the U. S. House of Representatives.

Mr. Beier has lectured on intellectual property law, criminal law, privacy, and corporate governance and has published widely, including his recent BioNews article, "Let's Discuss Biotech's Future: Five Predictions." He has served as a senior fellow at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and currently sits on the board of directors of two publicly traded biotechnology firms.

He received a B.A. from Colgate University and earned his J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University.
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