Our biopharma and medical device attorneys provide practical, solutions-oriented advice to a broad array of biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies and other organizations in the life sciences industry.

We advise clients in the following areas:

  • Applying the federal anti-kickback statute and other fraud and abuse laws to clinical research activities
  • Implementing comprehensive Patient Support Programs
  • Following FDA advertising and promotion regulations, guidance, and warning letters; and reviewing in conjunction with product teams the advertising and promotion materials and field medical activities for both drugs and devices
  • Structuring and implementing domestic and international clinical trials and creating and operationalizing data and biospecimen repositories for research use
  • Responding to government or regulatory audits of research sponsors and investigators
  • Complying with the CMS Open Payments Program (also known as the Physician Payment Sunshine Act)
  • Complying with U.S. and foreign data protection laws and industry best practices (such as HIPAA, U.S. state privacy laws, the EU Data Protection Directive and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and EU member states' implementing laws)
  • Applying government price reporting requirements (e.g., Medicare ASP, Medicaid AMP and BP, 340B) and consequences for pricing proposals, including value-based pricing arrangements

Firm Highlights

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Verrill Elects Longtime Partner Scott Anderson as New Managing Partner

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Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

Event

Implications of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act Webinar

Join Verrill's Robert Laplaca who will be presenting this webinar on understanding what risks confront gambling businesses operating on the internet. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act was passed in 2006, but its implications...

Blog

Health Plans: PCORI Fee Is Due August 1, 2022

What is the PCORI Fee? The Affordable Care Act created a non-profit corporation, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (“PCORI”), to conduct research to help individuals, providers, and policymakers make better healthcare choices by advancing...

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New DOJ Task Force Announced Will Impact Health Care Providers & Prescribers in Northern New England

Major enforcement news was released today, Wednesday, June 29, 2022, for medical professionals and anyone working in or around the health care space in Maine , New Hampshire , and Vermont . The United...

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BLM-Masked Employees of Whole Foods Lose Race Bias Appeal Regarding Dress Code

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston dismissed the appeal of a group of Whole Foods employees who were disciplined for wearing face masks with the phrase “Black...

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Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

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Verrill Partner Robert Ruesch Elected to American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law’s Governing Committee

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Annual Update Part 6: Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion - Top Legal Challenges and Best Practices for Your Company

Join Verrill for its sixth session of the 2022 virtual Labor & Employment Annual Update Series. Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez will discuss steps that employers are taking to embrace diversity in their hiring practices...

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Four Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Chambers & Partners for Energy and Environmental Law in Maine

Verrill attorneys Juliet T. Browne, James I. Cohen, Gordon R. Smith, and Mathew J. Todaro were recently recognized for energy and environmental law in Maine in the 2022 Chambers & Partners Guide . Chambers...

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