Ralph Hall

Counsel, Baker & Daniels

"Law and nanotechnology: a primer on the legal landscape"

    Ralph Hall has extensive experience in the areas of FDA, health care law and corporate compliance, including the application of those regulatory systems to the medical device industry. He has extensive experience in the design and implementation of regulatory compliance programs and with FDA enforcement actions. Ralph also has experience in managing complex patent litigation and licensing matters and in general corporate counseling. Prior to rejoining Baker & Daniels, Ralph was with Guidant Corporation where he served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel – Litigation and Compliance. He also served as Special Counsel to Guidant’s Board of Director’s Compliance Committee and to Guidant’s Compliance Office. Earlier, Ralph was General Counsel of Guidant’s Cardiac Rhythm Management group. Prior to joining Guidant, Ralph was with Eli Lilly and Company where he served in a number of legal roles, including chief environmental counsel. Ralph also serves as a Distinguished Visiting Practitioner and Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School where he teaches courses in FDA law, corporate compliance, negotiation and alternative dispute resolution. Ralph has spoken frequently at legal seminars on a variety of subjects.