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Celeste, a registered nurse with both in-house and private practice experience, advises biologic and pharmaceutical manufacturers on FDA and health care regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters across product life cycle. Celeste has particular experience in advising clients on FDA regulatory issues related to drug development strategy, planning, and conduct of Phase 1–4 clinical trials, marketing strategy, product approval, and post-marketing compliance.


  • University of Maryland School of Law, 2004, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, 2000, B.S., Nursing, School of Nursing
  • Winchester and Basingstoke School of Nursing, 1984, Registered General Nurse Training and Certification; Hampshire, England

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Food & Drug Law Institute
  • Maryland Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Registered Nurse, Maryland (Inactive status)
  • Member of the Professional Register of the United Kingdom Central Council Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Visiting, Registered Nurse, London, England (Inactive status)

Récompenses et distinctions

  • Ranked in Chambers USA for District of Columbia Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory, 2021-2023
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for FDA Law, 2023