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Lowell Schiller JD
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Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy - Office of Policy

Lowell Schiller

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Lowell Schiller JD

Lowell Schiller serves as the Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy of the Food and Drug Administration. In this role, Mr. Schiller is responsible for overall leadership of FDA’s Office of Policy, manages agency-wide processes for the development of regulations and guidance, and provides leadership and support on a broad range of policy issues.

Mr. Schiller previously served as the Senior Counselor to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs and as FDA’s Acting Chief Counsel. Prior to joining FDA, Mr. Schiller served as Senior Counsel to Chairman Lamar Alexander on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP). On the HELP Committee, he handled presidential nominations to public health agencies and other positions within Committee jurisdiction, conducted congressional investigations and other oversight, and helped draft legislation including the 21st Century Cures Act. Earlier in his career, Mr. Schiller was a litigator in private practice specializing in appeals, dispositive motions, and federal agency disputes, with a focus on matters involving federal health laws including the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act.

Previously, Mr. Schiller clerked for the Honorable Jane R. Roth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He earned his law degree cum laude from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Princeton University.