Joe Thomas is an Associate in the Business Law Department at Goodwin. He joined the firm in 2021. Mr. Thomas concentrates his legal practice in representing biotechnology and life sciences industry clients in intellectual property matters and FDA regulatory compliance issues, including in connection with licensing and strategic alliances, M&A, and commercial transactions. Mr. Thomas is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and currently practices under the supervision of D.C.-admitted Goodwin attorneys.





Professional Experience

During law school, Mr. Thomas served as a law clerk to Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) in his capacity as the Chairman of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis and to Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) in her capacity as Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. He also served as Managing Editor of the Food and Drug Law Journal and as a graduate research assistant at Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science and Security.

Prior to law school, Mr. Thomas was a senior associate with The Pew Charitable Trusts’ antibiotic resistance project, where he conducted policy research and advocated for a range of interventions to address the rise of drug resistant infections.

Professional Activities
Mr. Thomas is a member of the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI).

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JD, 2021
Georgetown University Law Center
M.Sc., Health, Population, and Society, 2015
London School of Economics and Political Science
BS, Biological Sciences and Political Science, 2014
University of Pittsburgh



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