Jonathan S. Kahan, JD

Jonathan Kahan is a partner in the Washington, DC-based law firm Hogan & Hartson. He is a codirector of the firm's food, drug, medical device, and agriculture group. His practice focuses primarily on assisting medical device companies in navigating the FDA regulatory process. He also has an extensive practice in combination products, which includes combinations of drugs, devices, and biologics. In addition to the daily counseling of clients in FDA-related matters, he represents many clients in administrative hearings and trials and in the federal courts. Mr. Kahan has published numerous law reviews and other articles concerning FDA regulatory issues. He is the author of Medical Device Development: A Regulatory Overview (Parexel, 2000) and Medical Devices: Obtaining FDA Market Clearance (Parexel, 1995). Mr. Kahan has been recently appointed to the Dean's Advisory Board of the George Washington University Law School. He is the former chairman of the Federal Bar Association Section on Health and Human Services, which includes the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law Committee. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Order of the Coif. After receiving his law degree, Mr. Kahan served as a clerk to Judge Oliver Gasch of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He has been a member of MD&DI's Editorial Advisory Board since 1989.