Bloomberg Law
March 28, 2017, 7:30 PM

Mylan Hires ex-SEC Commissioner Gallagher as Chief Legal Officer

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By Robert Schmidt, Bloomberg News

Mylan NV, the drug company that has come under increasing scrutiny in Washington over the high prices it charges for the EpiPen allergy shot, has hired a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission member as its top lawyer.

Daniel Gallagher, a Republican, will join the company on April 17, Mylan said in a statement Tuesday. After leaving the SEC in late 2015, Gallagher became president of Patomak Global Partners, a financial services consulting firm.

While his legal experience is centered in the securities world, Gallagher brings Mylan a deep understanding of regulators and Congress, where ...

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