Philip Chen is the Project Director of the China Health Law Initiative at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and Senior Fellow at the Law Asia Program at Georgetown University Law Center. Before joining Georgetown, he was Senior Fellow and Senior Research Scholar at the China Law Center at Yale Law School and visiting scholar at Peking University Law School, both positions based in Beijing, China. During his time in China, he worked with lawyers, scholars, and various regulatory bodies on cooperative rule-of-law projects in the areas of administrative procedure, food and drug regulation, and labor and employment.
Mr. Chen previously practiced law at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, D.C., specializing in civil, criminal, and regulatory litigation in the health care and food and drug sector. He was a law clerk for Judge José A. Cabranes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and obtained his law degree from Yale.