As the life sciences regulatory and policy business heats up, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath has lured Joseph Lamendola to the firm’s consulting arm, Faegre Drinker Consulting in Washington, D.C.

Lamendola, who has more than 30 years of experience advising biopharma and biotech companies on all key aspects of drug development and agency interactions, joins from consulting firm Advarra, where he was a principal in its Regulatory Center of Excellence.