Dana Shelton, JD

Direct: 614.698.0487

Dana Shelton has extensive experience with a wide array of agreements ranging from pharmaceutical discovery to research and development and manufacturing. She has drafted, negotiated and counseled clients with respect to consulting arrangements, material transfer agreements, clinical trial contracts, informed consents and vendor services agreements. Dana’s clinical trial experience includes domestic and ex-U.S. studies.

Prior to joining Contracts Associates in 2015, Dana was Senior Director, Legal Affairs at Targacept, Inc. in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She previously served as in-house counsel at Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. and TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc. both in the greater Chicago area.

Dana holds a law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a Bachelors of Arts from The Ohio State University. She also earned a graduate certificate in Regulatory and Quality Compliance from Purdue University.