Daniel Garen Joins DLA Piper’s Litigation and Regulatory Practice in Washington, DC


Daniel Garen

DLA Piper announced today that Daniel Garen has joined the firm’s Litigation and Regulatory practice as a partner in Washington, DC.

Garen is a healthcare and industrial products lawyer who develops and helps implement best-in-class compliance and risk management strategies at public and private pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and industrial companies around the world. He counsels clients on policies and procedures that can mitigate risk and optimize business workflows. He uses a continuous improvement suite of tools to deploy compliance as a business accelerator. He advises commercial and research organizations and provides enterprise leadership and oversight for product launch strategies based on market intelligence and approved labeling. He has also managed and resolved multi-jurisdictional Deferred Prosecution Agreements, Corporate Integrity Agreements, corporate raids and Civil Investigative Demands.

He joins from Pivot Point Compliance Management, a compliance consulting firm he founded after serving as chief compliance officer for a number of medium and large cap multinational organizations.

“Dan brings an impressive skillset and background as a compliance and ethics officer for a number of multinational healthcare organizations, where he has led the development and execution of programs to address regulatory risks and managed responses to major issues,” said James Brogan, US co-chair of DLA Piper’s Litigation and Regulatory practice. “His extensive experience with enterprise risk management, business continuity planning, process optimization, compliance programs, healthcare fraud and abuse, and governmental and civil investigations will be an asset to clients who are looking for practical and actionable advice that allows them to manage risk while enabling innovation.”

“Dan’s disciplined project management approach to handling compliance issues resonates with companies in the healthcare and industrial fields,” added Jeff Lehrer, managing partner of the firm’s Washington, DC office. “His over two decades of in-house experience in crisis management and as a compliance officer gives him an innate understanding of business priorities and the importance of data visualization. Because of his work with matrixed sales, manufacturing, research and compliance teams, he will be able to provide clients with the counsel they need to address control gaps while continuing to implement efficient processes and focus on strategic execution.”

Garen received his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, his LL.M. in health law from Loyola University and his B.A. from the University of Michigan.

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