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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Taps FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, to Address Medical Marijuana at National Training Conference

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission taps FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, to address medical marijuana at its premier national training conference. On August 1, 2019, FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, presented "Medical Marijuana: What's the Buzz?" at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws (EXCEL) Training Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. In [...]

FisherBroyles Partner Ryan Wierenga Achieved Florida Board Certification in Health Law

FisherBroyles is proud to announce that our Partner Ryan Wierenga has achieved Florida Board Certification in Health Law. Board Certification identifies a lawyer as an expert in his/her practice area. Ryan is one of fewer than 140 attorneys in Florida to be board certified in Health Law by the Florida Bar. Congratulations!

Litigation Partner, Michael Gilleran, Writes Article for Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Litigation partner, Michael Gilleran, writes article for Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Tale of two 93As: sharp divergence between federal, state court, July 22, 2019. This article is about one of the most critical issues in all of business litigation in Massachusetts. Chapter 93A applies to almost all business disputes in Massachusetts. It is brought in almost all business [...]

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, Quoted in Law360 About the Best Practices for Companies to Avoid Employee Retaliation Claims

On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Braden Campbell quoted Eric B. Meyer in his article for Business Insurance entitled, "4 Tips To Help Employers Head Off Retaliation Claims." You can read that article here.

FisherBroyles Employment Partner, Eric B. Meyer, Quoted in Business Insurance on the Nomination of Eugene Scalia as the New Labor Secretary

On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Judy Greenwald quoted Eric B. Meyer in her article for Business Insurance entitled, "Scalia nomination signals continued employer-friendly bent at Labor." You can read that article here.

Health Care Continues to Predominate in False Claims Act Settlements with DOJ

Having passed the halfway point of 2019, recent reporting on Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement amounts under the False Claims Act (FCA) points to a slight increase from the same period in 2018. Thus far, DOJ has accounted for over $750 million in FCA settlements—predominantly from health care and pharmaceutical entities. Also, as in past [...]

Client Alert – White House Withdraws Proposed Rebate Rule

Late last week the White House announced that the administration would no longer move forward with its proposed rule that would have ended pharmaceutical rebate safe-harbors for pharmacy benefit managers. We initially addressed the proposed rule in our alert, “The End of the PBM Rebate Safe Harbor? The Stakeholders React.” “Based on careful analysis and [...]

FisherBroyles Partner Geoffrey M. Goodale Presents on Cross-Border Government Contracting at American Bar Association Event

On July 16, 2019, FisherBroyles Partner Geoffrey M. Goodale will speak on Key Issues in Cross-Border Government Contracting at a program being co-sponsored by the American Bar Association's Section of International Law (ABA SIL) and Public Contract Law Section (ABA PCL) that is being held in Washington, DC. During this program, Mr. Goodale, who serves [...]

Client Alert – Texas Moves to Add Transparency to Drug Costs

Texas Governor Greg Abbot has signed a bipartisan measure, deemed to be one of the strongest in the nation, to bring greater transparency to drug pricing in the state. Texas joins a number of other states that have either passed, or have legislation pending, designed to tackle the increasing costs of prescription drugs in the [...]