Lisa Thompson advises companies, senior management, and their boards of directors, with a focus on the health care and life sciences industries. She has extensive experience in regulatory and corporate law, government investigations and audits, administrative and federal court appeals, commercial contracting, managed care disputes, clinical research law and IRBs, reimbursement, Medicare and Medicaid, state and federal surveys and termination actions, pharmacy and compounding laws, fraud and abuse, Stark Law, anti-kickback, federal program exclusions, and privacy and security (HIPAA / HITECH). She is a member of the firm’s Health Law Group and Data Privacy + Security Team.
Her life sciences experience includes FDA regulatory matters, product recalls and claims, FDA citizen petitions and appeals, labeling review, advertising and marketing compliance, drug and device reimbursement, clinical research agreements, and commercial contracting.
Ms. Thompson formerly served as chief counsel for the U.S. manufacturing division of an international medical device and dialysis services corporation and as in-house counsel for a major academic health care institution. In addition to health care and life science corporate and regulatory matters, Ms. Thompson also serves as a litigator. Her experience in this capacity includes administrative appeals, complex commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, international arbitration, product liability lawsuits, toxic torts and environmental litigation, class actions, shareholder suits, managed care and insurance coverage disputes.
Her clients have included hospital systems, academic medical centers, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, biotechnology companies, technology services providers, laboratories, pharmacies and retail pharmacy chains, physician practices, and others in the health care and life sciences industries. She is an arbitrator and mediator with the American Arbitration Association, serving on their Commercial Panel and National Healthcare Panel. She is also on the panel of arbitrators and mediators of the American Health Lawyers Association.