Charles Ziscovici is a second year law student at the George Washington University Law School. He is pursuing an administrative law and government regulation concentration, is a member of GW’s Environmental and Energy Law Association, and currently serves as an editor for the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal. Last summer, he worked as a legal research assistant to former Covington and Burling vice-chair Philip K. Howard, and, over the school year, worked as a Law Clerk for the law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw and Pittman.
Prior to law school, Charles worked extensively in the life sciences and healthcare industries and is able to draw on significant scientific expertise in chemical, health, and environmental matters. He has conducted research under Dr. Gordon Hager on the role of steroid hormones in oncogenic processes leading to breast cancer at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression, and on the fracture dynamics of bi-llamellar materials under Dr. Brian Lawn at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Science and Engineering Division. As a research scientist, he has presented his work at major academic conferences and has published several articles in peer reviewed academic journals.
Charles also trained as a medical doctor at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and worked as a clinical project manager where he oversaw various projects related to precision diagnostic medicine and ensuring compliance with FDA, CMS, and CDC regulations for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) accreditation.
Charles earned an MS degree in Bio-Medical Sciences from the Eastern Virginia Medical School, and dual BS degrees in Biology and Biological Anthropology from the George Washington University.