Upon his graduation from Yale Law School, Mr. Scarlett became an associate with the New York office of White & Case from 1969 to 1971, then joined the Office of the General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services (then HEW) as a staff attorney in the Social and Rehabilitation Services Division. In 1973 he became a trial attorney in the FDA Chief Counsel's Office in HHS, where he served until 1979, concluding as Deputy Chief Counsel for Regulations and Hearings. After practicing in the D.C. office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius from 1979 to 1981, he was appointed Chief Counsel of FDA, a position he held until 1989, when he became a Principal in the D.C. law firm of Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. Mr. Scarlett graduated from Columbia University (1966) and Yale Law School (1969). He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.