Seth I. Heller

Professorial Lecturer in Law

2000 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

Seth Heller is an Associate Chief Counsel in the litigation group of the United States Food and Drug Administration's Office of the Chief Counsel. Prior to joining FDA, Mr. Heller had a successful career in private practice where his practice focused on U.S. district court patent litigation and appeals, with a particular emphasis in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, and the life sciences. He has also served as a judicial law clerk to several judges, from 2010-2011; Mr. Heller served as law clerk to the Honorable Randall R. Rader of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and, from 2008-2009, served as law clerk to the Honorable Christine O.C. Miller of the United States Court of Federal Claims. He also served as foreign law clerk to Justice Asher D. Grunis of the Supreme Court of Israel. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where he was an executive editor for the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy.


Any views Seth Heller expresses are his own and do not necessarily represent the views of FDA, HHS, or the United States Government.

BA, Grinnell College; MA, Washington University in St. Louis; JD, Washington University in St. Louis