Law firm Gibson Dunn has appointed Steven Tave as counsel. He will focus his practice on FDA and health care compliance, enforcement and litigation with regard to pharmaceutical and medical device issues.

Previously, Tave served as associate chief counsel for enforcement in the Food and Drug Administration's Office of Chief Counsel from 2007 to 2012. Prior to joining the FDA, Tave practiced with law firms McKee Nelson and Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman (both now part of Bingham McCutchen). He represented individuals and organizations in criminal and civil government investigations, internal investigations, and civil litigation.