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Arent Fox LLP

Healthcare

3 ranked lawyersBand 4District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Strong team noted for its handling of wide-ranging matters, including regulatory compliance, external investigations and litigation. Particularly adept at fraud and abuse matters, with significant expertise in high-stakes False Claims Act matters. Also offers experience in drug pricing and FDA regulatory issues for pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Strengths

One client says: "The attorneys with whom I work are an extremely well-oiled machine, pulling in attorneys in other areas as needed and providing highly effective and valued legal advice."

"They work together to swiftly and directly address the clients' needs in a manner congruent with the clients' requested timeframe and overall needs," a client adds.

A source comments: "They have been a great partner to us. They are dedicated, hard-working and strategic."

Work highlights

Advised Cardinal Health on a range of regulatory concerns, including drug pricing issues and Anti-Kickback Statute matters.

Acted as FDA regulatory counsel for the ACPMP Research Foundation, advising on matters such as drug development and approval as well as clinical trial collation.

Notable practitioners

Brian Waldman counsels on a wide range of issues including FDA compliance, licensing and pricing matters. He also has experience of fraud and abuse counseling.
"His work product is always spot-on with extraordinary attention to detail, and always framed in the context of the business issue or circumstance. His advice consistently points to resolution of issues, even where his guidance requires the company to pivot in the opposite direction." "He's extremely helpful and very responsive."

Jacques Smith has impressive litigation experience and is frequently sought after in FCA, drug pricing and antikickback disputes.
"I always find it a joy to work with him - he is just very responsive, helpful and knowledgeable." "He is a good litigator." "I found him knowledgeable and practical in his advice."

Stephanie Trunk comes recommended for her pharmaceutical pricing practice. She also offers a broad range of experience in healthcare regulatory issues such as fraud and abuse matters.
"She is extraordinarily knowledgeable in government price fixing. She is responsive and her advice is very practical." "She is consistently available to us and extremely dedicated. She has the ability to take difficult information and make it easily understandable." "She cares. She always makes time and gives you a practical answer, and she's very experienced."

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Healthcare Department

Arent Fox LLP

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1717 K Street, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20036-5342

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District of Columbia

Healthcare


Jacques Smith
Band 3
Stephanie Trunk
Band 4

Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory


Brian Waldman
Band 3