Practicing at the forefront of the life sciences industry, Anisa Mohanty advises medical device, biotech and pharmaceutical companies on US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarket strategy and post-market compliance issues, from advertising and promotion to disclosure and periodic reporting. Her experience encompasses such matters as premarket pathways, Good Laboratory Practice and Good Clinical Practice and Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and Quality System requirements.

She offers guidance to her clients on the regulatory requirements and industry standards for the development, creation and review of advertising and promotional materials for drugs and medical devices. Anisa also supports investors and companies on scoping and developing appropriate due diligence strategies for transactions and investments involving FDA-regulated drugs, medical devices and other products.

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  • Assisted a global corporation with the successful execution of an advertising and promotion continuous improvement audit of the multiple medical device companies within the corporate portfolio.
  • Partnered with senior leadership and an audit team to perform strategy risk assessments and make targeted improvements to advertising and promotion practices.
  • Assisted a pharmaceutical manufacturer with the development and execution of a strategic response to an FDA Untitled Letter related to direct-to-consumer advertising.

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  • The Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch, Health Care Law, 2021 to 2022


  • Food and Drug Administration Alumni Association, Finance Committee, Membership Recruitment Committee member
  • District of Columbia Bar, Health Law Section, member
  • The American Health Lawyers Association, member

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University of Richmond School of Law, JD, 2010
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, 2007

District of Columbia
North Carolina

Anisa Mohanty

Insights & Events / Media

Virtual Event / Speaking Engagements / December 1-3, 2021

On the Subject / October 12, 2021

Webinar / McDermott Event / April 27 - June 8, 2021

Medical Product Outsourcing / April 2, 2021

Publications / January 2021

Publications / January 2020

Publications / January 2020

Paris, France / McDermott Event / November 29, 2019

Washington, D.C. / Speaking Engagements / July 31, 2019

On the Subject / March 18, 2019

Special Report / January 7, 2019

Boston, Massachusetts / Speaking Engagements / October 17, 2018

On the Subject / June 15, 2018

AHLA (American Health Lawyers Association) / March 2018

Special Report / January 11, 2018

A Practical Guide to FDA’s Food and Drug Law and Regulation / September 2017

Food and Drug Law Institute / August 2017

Special Report / February 8, 2017

On the Subject / January 31, 2017

Special Report / January 19, 2017










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