Jesse Atkins, J.D., R.A.C., Senior Attorney

Office    651.430.7150
Mobile   651.583.7896

Jesse specializes in FDA regulatory matters, product approvals/clearances, post-market change control, advertising and promotional activities, and fraud and abuse issues. Prior to joining Gardner Law, Jesse worked as legal counsel at Bright Health Group, Prime Therapeutics and at Medtronic in Regulatory Affairs. Jesse previously clerked on the Minnesota Court of Appeals and has served as Adjunct Professor at Mitchell-Hamline School of Law. Jesse earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School and certificates in Arbitration and Mediation from Mitchell-Hamline School of Law.


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The regulatory framework governing medical devices and pharmaceuticals can seem so complex as to elicit formulaic approaches by industry. I pride myself on bringing a pragmatic, creative, and solutions-oriented approach to my clients’ legal and regulatory needs, with a focus on expediting speed-to-market and achieving business goals that satisfy executives and compliance officers alike.



Practice Areas:

  • Regulatory
  • Ad promo review
  • Compliance
  • Privacy
  • Sunshine reporting
  • Reimbursement
  • Distribution, procurement, and pharmaceutical rebate contracting
  • State and federal regulator relations