Resources
News

Verrill Welcomes Health Care Attorney Sarah V. Ferranti

December 12, 2019 Press Releases

(December 12, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Sarah V. Ferranti to the firm’s nationally recognized Health Care & Life Sciences Group. Ferranti joins Verrill’s Boston office with more than 11 years of experience as a health care and life sciences attorney.

Ferranti focuses her practice on human subjects research, privacy, fraud and abuse compliance, and accountable care. She also has extensive experience advising on controlled substance matters, pharmacy matters, and the 340B program.

Prior to joining Verrill, Ferranti was a senior attorney in the health care group at Ropes & Gray LLP, where she counseled clients ranging from hospitals, universities, and research institutions to biotech, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and device companies on multifaceted regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters.

Ferranti received her bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, summa cum laude, and earned her law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School.

Firm Highlights

News

Nearly 80 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2021, Including a Dozen Named Lawyers of the Year

(August 24, 2020) – Nearly 80 Verrill attorneys were recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2021 , including 12 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer...

Matter

Multi-Site Global Research

Developed and negotiated site and coordinating center agreements in connection with a multi-site, international, National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study, and advised on regulatory issues related to the conduct of the study and subsequent...

Publication/Podcast

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Invalidated: Does Your Company Have a Plan B?

On Thursday, July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield”) in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (Case C-311/18...

Matter

Common Rule

Guided multiple clients through the implementation of the revised HHS regulations (the "Common Rule"), including reviewing and revising policies and procedures, and assisting with institutional approaches to implementation.

Publication/Podcast

“If I've told you once, I've told you eight times…” HHS OIG Issues Another Audit Report on Hospitals’ Failure to Report Credits for Explanted Cardiac Devices and Lays the Groundwork Collection of Overpayments

News

Michael K. Fee to Lead Verrill’s Nationally-Recognized Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Amidst Recent Changes

(August 31, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to announce Michael K. Fee as the new leader of Verrill’s nationally-recognized Health Care & Life Sciences Group. The Group has a long history of representing a...

Matter

Conflicts of Interest

Reviewed medical center's systems, policies and procedures for identifying, assessing, and managing investigator and institutional conflicts of interest.

Publication/Podcast

News Flash: HHS Issues Statement Removing Premarket Review Requirements for Laboratory Developed Tests (“LDTs”), Including COVID-19 LDTs

What happened? On August 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) issued a single paragraph statement rescinding U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) guidance documents concerning premarket review of Laboratory...

Matter

European Union GDPR—Institution

Counseled a preeminent health system and academic medical center on its compliance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in relation to its clinical and research activities, including its international research studies...

Publication/Podcast

Hospital Price Transparency Rule: Full Steam Ahead

Neither COVID-19 nor continued legal challenges appear likely to derail the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ( CMS) Hospital Price Transparency Rule from going into effect on January 1, 2021. Hospitals therefore should...

Contact Verrill at (855) 307 0700