Life sciences attorney Bethany Hills recently joined Morrison & Foerster as a partner in the New York office, the firm announced on Tuesday. Hills brings expertise in regulatory counseling and FDA compliance across technology areas. She has acted for companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostics spaces, among others.

In addition to her life sciences expertise, Hills is versed in privacy and data security matters, specifically involving HIPAA, connected health and clinical trial compliance matters.

Hills joined the firm from Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo.

Morrison & Foerster is currently ranked by LMG Life Sciences in the areas of corporate, Hatch-Waxman litigation, patent prosecution and patent strategy.