Sidley Austin Lands HHS Counselor For DC Strategies Group

Law360, New York (November 19, 2012, 5:40 PM EST) -- Aiming to bolster its presence among life sciences corporations and medical providers, Sidley Austin has lured a leading strategist from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to its government strategies group in Washington, the firm announced Thursday.

Dora Hughes, whose name once was floated as a potential head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, joins Sidley as a senior policy adviser. She comes over from a key government post — counselor for science and public health to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius  — that...
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