O’Donnell Brings Wealth of Antitrust, Advanced Industrial Litigation Experience in Pharma Trade
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Melissa Hatch O’Donnell, a gifted well being care lawyer with vital expertise in antitrust regulation, False Claims Act, and different complicated business litigation, has rejoined Troutman Pepper as a companion within the agency’s Well being Sciences Litigation Apply Group. O’Donnell returns to the agency’s Philadelphia workplace after spending practically 4 years in-house with Cigna, the place she offered litigation and regulatory counsel, and targeted on pharmacy profit managers’ relationships with pharmaceutical producers, well being plans, and pharmacies.
“We’re delighted to welcome Melissa again to the agency,” stated Sean Fahey, chair of the agency’s Well being Sciences Litigation Apply Group. “As we see demand for top-flight well being care-focused litigators proceed to develop, her addition deepens our bench power for purchasers, notably within the essential areas of antitrust regulation and sophisticated business litigation.”
O’Donnell brings in depth expertise dealing with class motion and huge multidistrict litigations, in addition to business, antitrust, unfair commerce observe, and well being care litigation. Drawing from in-house expertise at a multinational, publicly traded well being options firm, O’Donnell advises purchasers within the well being care and life sciences sectors in issues involving civil and legal antitrust, competitors, and different regulatory dangers.
“I’m thrilled to return to Troutman Pepper and personal observe,” O’Donnell stated. “My time in-house has given me essential perception into what purchasers worth, and I sit up for making use of that have to counsel purchasers via their hardest antitrust, competitors, and regulatory issues.”
After incomes her B.A. from Penn State College, O’Donnell earned each her J.D. and her M.A. in Bioethics from the College of Pennsylvania. Previous to transitioning in-house, O’Donnell started her authorized profession with Troutman Pepper in 2010.
Troutman Pepper’s main life sciences and well being care observe counsels purchasers in any respect phases of the well being care continuum – from drug improvement to scientific care – from rising biotech to international pharma. The agency takes an built-in, interdisciplinary method to counsel purchasers with complicated, evolving wants, offering essential assist together with mental property prosecution and litigation, company finance and governance, privateness and cybersecurity, litigation, regulatory, and enforcement.
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