GSK Snags Former FDA General Counsel Dan Troy

Law360, New York (July 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As a litigator with regulatory experience, Dan Troy brings a unique vantage point to his newest role as general counsel and senior vice president at GlaxoSmithKline, where he is set to face a U.S. Department of Justice probe of the company's antidepressant Paxil and charges that the company delayed a generic release to keep profits high.

Troy, who is currently a partner in Sidley Austin LLP's life sciences practice, is set to join GSK on Sept. 2, the company announced Tuesday.

The pharmaceutical giant is embroiled...
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