Annual Meeting and Educational Conference
SEPTEMBER 18-20, 2017

Legal Day

NASP 2nd Annual Specialty Pharmacy Law Conference


Legal Day Overview and Accreditation

This unique, one-day conference is intended for general counsel and in-house counsel for national and regional specialty pharmacies, practicing attorneys in health care law, compliance officers or executives concerned with the legal and regulatory requirements and extraordinary complexities of operating a specialty pharmacy. This program was designed by Rebecca Shanahan, JD, CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy and NASP President and Abby Kaplan, JD General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Avella Specialty Pharmacy.

Attendees will earn 8 to 9.5 hours of continuing legal education credits based on jurisdiction.

Legal Day Faculty

Mala Crossley, PharmD

Jesse C. Dresser, JD
Frier & Levitt, LLC

Simone Colgan Dunlap, JD
Partner and Co-Chair, Health & Life Sciences Industry Team
Quarles & Bradley, LLP

Steven A. Grossman, JD
HPS Group, LLC

Michael R. Hess, JD
Lead, Specialty Pharmacy & Pharmaceuticals Practice Group
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Abby Kaplan, JD
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Executive Vice President of Administration
Avella Specialty Pharmacy

Paul T. Kelly
The Federal Group, Inc.

Jonathan E. Levitt, JD
Co-Founding Partner
Frier & Levitt, LLC

Ned Milenkovich, PharmD, JD
Co-Chair, Health Care Practice
Much Shelist, PC

Roger N. Morris, RPh, JD
Quarles & Bradley, LLP

Francis B. Palumbo, JD, PhD
Of Counsel
Baker & Hostetler LLP
Adjunct Professor
University of Maryland School of Law
Professor and Executive Director
Center of Drugs and Public Policy
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Amy Cotton Peterson, JD
Health Law Group
Quarles & Bradley, LLP

Jon B. Rawlson
Founder and President
Armory Hill Advocates, LLC

Lee H. Rosenbush, PharmD, JD, MBA
Baker & Hostetler LLP

Jed Smith
Pharmacy Disputes and Investigations

Marc Stranz, PharmD
Vice President of Compliance
Elwyn Pharmacy Group

Shannon L. Wiley, JD
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Kevin D. Zwetsch, JD
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Thank You to Our Sponsor

Frier Levitt is a national boutique healthcare law firm located in Pine Brook, New Jersey. Our 30 attorneys bring collective experience and backgrounds in pharmacy, hospital administration, professional licensing, Attorney General actions, clinical practice, and medical billing. Through our experience representing thousands of pharmacies across the country, we have developed strong relationships with key decision makers at each pharmacy benefits manager and have successfully fought on behalf of Specialty Pharmacies to gain entrance into restricted specialty pharmacy networks. Frier Levitt provides comprehensive legal services critical to the growth of a Specialty Pharmacy, including network issues, State and Federal Any Willing Provider laws, regulations limiting specialty drug co-payments and limited distribution drug concerns. For more information, visit

Contributing Sponsors
Bass, Berry & Sims PLD
Epstein Becker Green, P.C.

For registration assistance, please email, or call +1 (888) 949-2964 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm US EDT.
Don’t Wait: Advanced registration ends Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm EDT.