James Banister is an associate in the Health Care and Business Groups, concentrating his practice in helping solve transactional and regulatory issues.  James advises both large and small companies facing unique regulatory issues.  He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology from Bob Jones University in 2004.

James attended law school at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, receiving his juris doctorate and graduating magna cum laude.  There, James served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Indiana Health Law Review.  He also worked in the law school's Appellate Clinic representing indigent defendants at the Indiana Court of Appeals and the Indiana Supreme Court.

James was a summer clerk with Ice Miller before joining the Firm as an associate.  Prior to joining Ice Miller, James worked as a microbiologist with Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis.  He worked in parenteral manufacturing and developed extensive knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as well as other international quality standards.  James has participated in Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) compliance audits as well as Pre-Approval Inspections (PAI).

James is admitted to practice in the state of Indiana. 
Published In
  • New Technology and Increased Globalization: Addressing Difficulties Presented in the Current FDA Inspection Process 11 Ind. Health L. Rev. 751 (2014)
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