Hyung P. Steele is a partner in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Steele defends and counsels pharmaceutical and medical device clients across a range of litigation and government investigation matters including multidistrict and coordinated state court personal injury litigation and civil and criminal government investigations involving health care fraud and abuse. Mr. Steele serves on the firm's Associates, Diversity, Paralegal and Information Governance committees and is co-chair of the firm’s Asian Pacific American Affinity Network.
Mr. Steele has substantial experience working with pharmaceutical clients to evaluate their internal corporate compliance program and conducting internal compliance investigations. This includes working with clients to develop investigator training programs and support materials. Mr. Steele also counsels clients on regulatory compliance and risk mitigation strategies, including advising on promotional claims and conducting risk assessments.
Mr. Steele was selected for the 2013 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and is a past member of LCLD’s Advocacy Group Committee. The LCLD’s Fellows Program is intended to help diversify the legal profession by producing attorneys with strong leadership and networking skills who enjoy relationships with industry leaders and who are committed to fostering diversity within their individual institutions. Mr. Steele is an active participant in Pepper’s associate mentor program and LCLD's law school mentor program. He has previously served on the Hiring Committee, and as co-chair of the firm’s Summer Associate Committee.
Mr. Steele maintains an active pro bono practice. He has handled §1983 prisoner civil rights cases, asylum appeals to the Third Circuit, and has provided assistance to the Immigration Domestic Violence Pro Bono Practice Group. He also serves as a volunteer for a Philadelphia homeless shelter each winter.