I began my career as an attorney in 1999 with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's... more
I began my career as an attorney in 1999 with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, serving until 2005. I then practiced law as a civilian attorney at the U.S. Army Medical Command Headquarters, located at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. In that position, I primarily worked on health insurance and Medicare-related legal issues. In 2008, I accepted a position at the University of Texas Health ... view profile
Life sciences and biotechnology attorneys advise companies that combine technology and biology to create new advances in areas like molecular biology, immunology, genetic materials, gene therapy, pharmaceuticals, and drug delivery. Biotechnology lawyers understand intellectual property and health care, and usually have a technological undergraduate degree, allowing them to understand the creative process and the end result. If you run a biotechnology firm engaged in innovative medical research, or if you're an entrepreneur with a cutting-edge laboratory discovery, you should consult an attorney with life science and biotechnology experience.