Jon Smollen founded Smollen Advisors in 2018. Jon also serves as an expert witness on compliance and ethics programs and frequently advises multinational corporations and non-profits on global and U.S. ethics and compliance programs. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Astellas Pharma US, Inc. and is a frequent speaker and lecturer on compliance, healthcare, global anti-corruption, and data privacy issues.
Prior to joining Temple Law, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for Endo International. At Endo, he oversaw the resolution of civil and criminal investigations of historic pharmaceutical marketing practices and negotiated and implemented Endo’s Corporate Integrity Agreement with OIG and Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice. He previously served as Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for Siemens Healthcare U.S and in a number of leadership positions at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, including Chief Privacy Officer and Senior Counsel on regulatory issues.
Prior to joining the private sector, Jon was an advisor to FTC Commissioner Thomas B. Leary and an attorney in the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. He began his legal career at Squire, Sanders, and Dempsey in Washington, D.C and served as a judicial clerk for U.S. District Judge James P. Jones. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served on the Articles Review Board of the Virginia Journal of International Law. He is a cum laude graduate of Georgetown University with a B.A. in history and government and received his M.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs with a focus on international political economy and human rights.