Abeba Habtemariam advises life sciences companies on a range of regulatory, compliance, and legislative matters, with a particular focus on counseling pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers on compliance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. She routinely advises clients on the regulation of medical device software and healthcare IT, premarket approval and clearance strategies, promotional review matters, and cGMP compliance. Abeba also assists clients with responding to FDA and DOJ investigations and enforcement actions. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Habtemariam was an associate in the FDA practice of an international law firm, immediately prior to which she worked as a legal fellow at the Association of American Medical Colleges. During law school, Ms. Habtemariam interned as a legal assistant to the President of Eritrea. Prior to attending law school, she was a Research Analyst at the National Association of Public Hospitals, and a Clinical Researcher at Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Medicine, focusing on Alzheimer's Disease, Maternal Depression, and Breast Cancer research.