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FLI has supported some of the world's leading life sciences companies with a myriad of cross-border issues. Our advice ranges from Merger & Acquisitions to Regulatory support, IP and Dispute Resolution, and our seasoned lawyers, pride themselves in delivering the right support whenever you need it most. Our lawyers have detailed, up-to-date knowledge of all Life Science areas including but not limited to Food, Healthcare, Biotechnology, and Medical Device industries, amongst others.

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Peter Edwards

Peter Edwards

Peter Edwards brings 25 years of broad experience as in-house counsel in domestic and global environments. He served as general counsel of the multi-national public companies Celanese Corporation (specialty plastics and chemicals), Baxalta Incorporated (biopharmaceutical spin-off from Baxter), and Mallinckrodt plc (specialty pharmaceuticals). Peter also lived and worked overseas in Brussels as general counsel for Solvay Pharmaceuticals.

In his earlier career, he held in-house positions of increasing responsibility within Mettler-Toledo, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company. Peter began his career as an associate in a large private law firm.

An inspiring, thoughtful, and strategic leader, Peter’s peers and the boards he has served view him as a high-impact advisor. His experience spans public company spin-offs and high-profile M&A to building high-performing legal teams while also providing innovative and effective results across the full range of critical legal challenges.

Phone: (+1) 636-795-9565

Email: pedwards@first-law.com

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Qualifications

  • Michigan State University, Juris Doctor
  • University of Michigan, BSA

Languages:

  • English
  • German
  • French

Customers we are proud to work with in Life Sciences:

MedTrust
LifeVantage
Vital Strategies
Medtronic’s
Takeda
Solvay
Celanese
Abbott
Cytron Medical
Stryker
Advanced Bionics
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