EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 11, 2013) - Berkeley Research Group, LLC welcomes Edward J. Buthusiem as a director based in Philadelphia and a member of the firm's Health Analytics Practice.
Mr. Buthusiem advises executive management and general counsels on a variety of strategic business and operational issues. He is an expert in mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing transactions, and innovation. Mr. Buthusiem leverages his experience as a former general counsel of two major divisions of two global life sciences companies, where he was responsible for all aspects of legal support. He has counseled and coordinated responses to foreign and domestic congressional and government investigations, including in the areas of antitrust and competition, bribery and corruption, clinical trials, Food and Drug Administration promotional and manufacturing, and Office of Foreign Assets Control matters. He has also managed intellectual property and commercial litigation, legal, regulatory and trade compliance, and domestic and international arbitrations. Mr. Buthusiem has designed, developed, implemented, and monitored processes to comply with government-imposed consent decrees. He has also developed and implemented legal department operational efficiencies in contracting, resource allocation, and technology.
Before joining BRG, Mr. Buthusiem was general counsel of Danaher Corporation's global medical device business, and he served GlaxoSmithKline for over 20 years in various senior executive positions in its global legal department, including senior vice president and special counsel, and general counsel of Global Research and Development and Vaccines.
"Ed offers a valuable combination of deep industry experience as well as significant expertise in a range of key areas relevant to our clients," said BRG Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece.
"I look forward to applying my corporate and commercial experience to advise clients on the complex business issues they face," said Mr. Buthusiem. "BRG is an ideal environment for providing clients with the expertise required to effectively address their most difficult business challenges."
About Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Berkeley Research Group, LLC (www.brg-expert.com) is a leading global expert services and consulting firm that provides independent expert testimony, authoritative studies, strategic advice, data analytics, and regulatory and dispute support to Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate. BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with 23 offices in the United States, Canada, London, UK, and Perth, Western Australia.