Edward M. Basile
Edward M. Basile recently retired from King & Spalding, a large international law firm. During his 25 year tenure with the firm, Mr. Basile served as Chair of the firmís FDA and Life Sciences Practice and on the firmís Policy and Compensation Committees. Mr. Basileís law practice included representing large, medium and small medical device, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies before the Food and Drug Administration. Mr. Basile established himself as one of the nationís leading authorities on the interpretation of the federal laws governing FDAís regulation of medical devices. King & Spaldingís FDA practice has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the nationís leading FDA practice. Mr. Basile also served in the Chief Counselís Office of FDA as Associate Chief Counsel for Drugs & Biologics and Associate Chief Counsel for Enforcement.