Arnold & Porter Adds Life Sciences Pro From Biopharma Firm

Law360, Chicago (November 9, 2012, 3:08 PM EST) -- Arnold & Porter LLP revealed Thursday that a long-time Gilead Sciences Inc. senior executive has joined its health care practice in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, lured to the firm from his most recent post as acting general counsel for biopharmaceutical firm Achaogen Inc.

Jeffrey J. Hessekiel joined Arnold & Porter's U.S. Food and Drug Administration and health care practice group as senior counsel, bringing along significant experience in the life sciences sector. He said Friday that he spent the last six months at Achaogen, an...
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