Nicholas J. Lynn
Partner

Duane Morris LLP
190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60603-3433
USA

Phone: +1 312 499 6731
Fax: +1 312 277 6789
Email: NJLynn@duanemorris.com

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Nicholas J. Lynn is the vice chair of Duane Morris' Health Law Practice Group and a member of the firm's Partners Board. Mr. Lynn also serves on the management committee in Chicago and is head of the office's health law practice. He focuses his practice on pharmaceutical law, laws affecting the long term care community, healthcare litigation and regulatory compliance matters.

A registered pharmacist with more than 30 years' experience in healthcare law, he is a former division chief and assistant chief counsel to the Illinois Department of Public Health and served as chief counsel to the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board. Mr. Lynn is a member of and general counsel to the Illinois Health Care Association and Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association. In addition, he is past president of the American Society for Pharmacy Law and a former editor of its publication, Rx Ipsa Loquitur. He served on the Advisory Board of DePaul University College of Law Health Law Institute and on the American Pharmaceutical Association's Pain Management Academy. Mr. Lynn is listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 editions.

Mr. Lynn is a 1980 graduate of The John Marshall Law School and a graduate of Drake University College of Pharmacy.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a senior residential care corporation as health regulatory counsel in a $230 million transaction in which the client sold assisted living properties in five states to a REIT.
  • Serve as general counsel for the Illinois Health Care Association, the largest nursing home and related provider trade association in Illinois. As general counsel, Mr. Lynn represents the board of directors, negotiates and drafts contracts on behalf of the Association including its annual convention and trade show contract, chairs its legal committee, and represents the Association in friend-of-the-court briefs before the Illinois Supreme Court and appellate courts.
  • Enjoined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and its agency, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, from implementing its proposed Medicaid reimbursement rule that would decrease reimbursement to pharmacies by $8.5B over the next 5 years. Also filed to enjoin the agency from posting its reimbursement data on its website.
  • Provide legal representation related to the building of a replacement facility.
  • Conducted detailed contract reviews and drafting of pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) contracts for pharmacies nationwide, including review and drafting of Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program agreements and requirements.

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois

Education

  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1980

Experience

  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 1999-present
  • Holleb & Coff, Chicago, Illinois
    - Partner, 1988-1999
    - Associate, 1986-1988
  • Illinois Department of Public Health, Springfield, Illinois
    - Division Chief and Assistant Chief Counsel, 1983-1985
  • Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board, Springfield, Illinois
    - Chief Counsel, 1984-1985

Professional Activities

  • Registered Pharmacist, Illinois
  • American Pharmaceutical Association
  • American Society for Pharmacy Law
    - Finance Committee, 2010-present
    - President, 1998-1999
    - Board of Directors, 1994-1996
  • Illinois Health Care Association
    - General Counsel
    - Chair, Legal Committee
  • Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association
    - General Counsel
  • Illinois Pharmacists Association
  • American Health Care Association
    - Member, Legal Committee, 2005-2009, 2014-present

Honors and Awards

  • Named an Illinois Super Lawyer for 2006-2013
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • Listed in Leading Lawyers Network, 2008-2010

Board Memberships

  • Illinois Medical Directors Association
  • Beverly Farm Foundation (2006-present) - Beverly Farm, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is a planned community designed to enhance the lives of residents with disabilities, develop their life skills, and provide them the required medical care.
  • Beverlyfarm Living Options
    - Board of Directors
  • Edgerton Care Center
    - Board of Directors
  • Wisconsin-Illinois Senior Housing
    - Board of Directors
  • Wellington Homes of Wisconsin
    - Board of Directors

Selected Publications

  • "What Amount of Deference, If Any, Is Accorded to CMS' Interpretation of the State Operations Manual?Ē Member Alert, American Health Lawyers Association - LTC-SIR Practice Group, August 2013
  • Co-author, "Illinois Office of the Inspector General Self-Disclosure Protocol for Reporting Medicaid Overpayment," The Administrator's Advocate, April 2013
  • Co-author, "Long-Term Care and Medicaid Managed Care Initiatives in Illinois," Duane Morris Alert, March 25, 2013
  • "ACOs and Long-Term Care: It's All About Readmissions!" Accountable Care News, February 2013
  • "ACOs and Long-Term Care: It's All About Readmissions!" Readmissions News, February 2013
  • "Gott v. SSC Odin Operating Company, LLC," News Brief (the Illinois Health Care Associationís newsletter), November 2012
  • "The ACA and the Employer Mandate: Pay or Play," Illinois Health Care Association This Week Newsletter, July 25, 2012
  • "EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on Employers' Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions," Duane Morris Alert, May 2, 2012
  • "Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Releases Proposed Rule on Reporting and Returning of Overpayments," Duane Morris Alert, March 8, 2012
  • "Gott v. SSC Odin Operating Company," The Administrator's Advocate (the Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association newsletter), December 2008
  • "Blood Glucose Testing Restrictions Challenged in Class Action Litigation," Long-Term Care Interface, April 2007
  • "Convicted Sex Offenders: Ramifications for Long-Term Care," American Health Lawyers Association, Health Lawyers News magazine
  • Former Editor, Rx Ipsa Loquitur, publication of the American Society of Pharmacy Law
  • "Privacy of Health Information," The Administrator's Advocate (the Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association newsletter), February, 2001
  • "Pharmacists Liability into the Year 2000," Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, November 11 and 12, 1998
  • "The OBRA Enforcement Regulations -- A Benefit to Resident Care or a Disaster for Providers?" Provider, August 1998
  • "Avoiding Malpractice in Today's Litigious Society," America's Pharmacist, June 1998
  • "Interrelationship of Federal Fraud and Abuse Statutes," Bender's Health Care Law Monthly, May 1998
  • The Orange Book: "Drug Product Equivalence and Pharmacist Liability," ABComm, Inc. & Knoll Pharmaceutical Company, November 1997
  • Pharmacy Law Chapter: "Civil Liability and the Pharmacist," University of Illinois, Dr. Paul G. Grussing, June 1997
  • "Avoiding Liability Problems," American Pharmacy, December 1995
  • "Drug Product Selection in the 1990s -- The Pharmacist's Potential Liability in Providing Cognitive Services," Journal of Pharmacy Practice, June 1995

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • "Removing the Risk in Risk Management and the MDS and its Many Tentacles," Carriage Health Care Companies, April 30, 2014
  • "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the IDPH Survey and Enforcement Process in 2014," Illinois Health Care Association's Leadership Summit, April 24, 2014
  • "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the IDPH Survey and Enforcement Process in 2014," Illinois Health Care Association's Leadership Summit, April 23, 2014
  • "Compliance & Ethics Plans: Where Do We Go From Here?" Illinois Health Care Association's 63rd Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 10, 2013
  • "Illinois Medicaid Program and Accountable Care Organizations," Duane Morris Seminar, May 2, 2013
  • "Forging an Effective Partnership with Your Medical Director," Carriage Healthcare Companies, April 29, 2013
  • "Corporate Compliance Program," Childrenís Habilitation Center, March 15, 2013
  • "Making the Most of the Development and Implementation of Compliance Plans," Illinois Nursing Home Administratorís Associationís Winter Conference, March 12, 2013
  • "Representing Long-Term Care Facilities," Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, February 25, 2013
  • "Corporate Compliance Program," Illinois Knights Templar Home, February 18, 2013
  • "Corporate Compliance Program," Illinois Health Care Association, Lisle, Illinois, February 13, 2013
  • "Corporate Compliance Program," Illinois Health Care Association, Effingham, Illinois, February 7, 2013
  • "Corporate Compliance Program," Illinois Health Care Association, Springfield, Illinois, February 6, 2013
  • "The World of Long Term Care Regulation," Carriage Healthcare Companies Fall Meeting, November 1, 2012
  • "You Know IDPH, POC, and IDR, but what is an ACO?" Illinois Health Care Association 62nd Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 13, 2012
  • "You Know IDPH, POC, and IDR, but what is an ACO?" Illinois Nursing Home Administratorís Association's 2012 Annual Convention & Trade Show, October 30, 2012
  • "Make the Most of the Development and Implementation of Compliance Plans," Illinois Health Care Association 62nd Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 13, 2012
  • "What Your Medical Director Can Do For You and Your Family," Illinois Health Care Association 62nd Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 12, 2012
  • "The Defense Wraps Up Its Case," Carriage Healthcare Companies Leadership Seminar, August 3, 2012
  • "We're In the Trial Now," Carriage Healthcare Companies Leadership Seminar, August 2, 2012
  • "Trial Or No Trial, That Is The Question," Carriage Healthcare Companies Leadership Seminar, August 1, 2012
  • "The Heat is Turned Up," Carriage Healthcare Companies Leadership Seminar, July 31, 2012
  • "You Are Served (And It's Not Dinner)," Carriage Healthcare Companies Leadership Seminar, July 30, 2012
  • "Developing a Sound Pain Management Program: It's Not a Crime to Treat Pain," Illinois Nursing Home Administrator's Association, June 5, 2012
  • "Your Facility Has Been Sued—Now What?" American College of Healthcare Administrators, May 4, 2012
  • "You Know IDPH, POC and IDR . . . but what ACO?" IHCA Resources for Success, April 26, 2012
  • "Legal Issues Impacting Long-Term Care Facilities in Illinois," Loyola University Chicago School of Law, February 6, 2012
  • "The Latest Thousand Pages of Federal Regulations – What 2012 Holds," Carriage Healthcare Companies, November 3, 2011
  • "How to Effectively Use Your Medical Director," Illinois Health Care Association 61st Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 15, 2011
  • "Never Events: What Are They And How Will They Affect My Facility?," Illinois Health Care Association 61st Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 15, 2011
  • "Developing a Sound Pain Management Program: It's Not a Crime to Treat Pain," Illinois Health Care Association 61st Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 13, 2011
  • "Long-Term Care Update: A View from the Trenches," Illinois Nursing Home Administrator's Association, June 8, 2011
  • "Current Legal Issues," Carriage Healthcare Systems, May 4, 2011
  • "Pharmacy and Compliance in the Long-Term Care Industry," Health Care Compliance Association, April 12, 2011
  • "The Drug Enforcement Administration, Controlled Substances, and the Nurseís Responsibilities," Illinois Health Care Associationís 2011 Resources for Success Seminar, March 31, 2011
  • "The Nuts and Bolts of Illinois State Boardís Discipline Process," Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association, March 15, 2011
  • "Nursing Home Care Act Amendments of 2009 (SB 326)," Chicago Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section Tort Litigation, November 30, 2010
  • "Amendments to the Nursing Home Care Act (SB 326)," Prairieview Lutheran Home, November 17, 2010
  • "Nursing Home Care Act Amendments of 2010 (SB 326)," Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association 2010 Convention, November 2, 2010
  • "Implementing Regulatory Update," Carriage Healthcare Company's Fall Meeting, Philadelphia, October 27, 2010
  • "Risk Management, Arbitration, Charting to Stay out of Court and related Legal Liabilities," NHRMA Mutual, October 12-14, 2010
  • "Corporate Compliance Training," Fairview Baptist Home, September 22, 2010
  • "The Role of the Attorney and the Consultant to Protect Attorney-Client Privilege," Illinois Health Care Association, September 15, 2010
  • "Nursing Home Care Act," Illinois Nursing Home Administrator's Association Summer Conference, Bloomington, Illinois, August 11, 2010
  • "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (It's All About Compliance, Transparency and Quality of Care)," Geneva on the Lake, New York, May 23, 2010
  • "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (It's All About Compliance, Transparency and Quality of Care)" and Medicare Part D: What's New and What's Changing?" Naperville, Illinois, May 13, 2010
  • "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (It's All About Compliance, Transparency and Quality of Care)" and Medicare Part D: What's New and What's Changing?" Champaign, Illinois, May 12, 2010
  • "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act," Presentation at Omnicare, OíFallon, Illinois, April 13, 2010
  • "Pharmacy Reimbursement Litigation," American Pharmacists Association's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Washington, D.C., March 15, 2010
  • "Pharmacy Reimbursement Litigation," American Society for Pharmacy Law Developments in Pharmacy Law Seminar XX, Naples, Florida, November 13, 2009
  • "Pharmaceuticals and Dietary: The New Target for Surveyors," Illinois Nursing Home Administrator's Association, Lanark, Illinois, November 3, 2009
  • "Drugs & Dietary: New Target Presentation," Illinois Health Care Association Annual Convention and Trade Show, Peoria, Illinois, September 16, 2009
  • "Ligas v. Maram," Illinois Health Care Association Annual Convention and Trade Show, Peoria, Illinois, September 16, 2009
  • "Financial Due Diligence During the E Admissions Process," Illinois Nursing Home Administrator's Association Convention, August 4, 2009
  • "Medicare Part D and Long Term Care Pharmacies," American Health Lawyers Association, June 29, 2009
  • "Understanding How Human Infrastructure Affects the Bottom Line," Loyola University Chicago Beazley Institute for Health Law, June 26, 2009
  • "Corporate Compliance Update," Patient's First Medical Center, February 18, 2009
  • "The Administrator's Advocate, Gott v. SSC Odin Operating Company," Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association, December 2008
  • "Hot Topics for Long Term Care and the Law," DuPage County (Illinois) Bar Association's Health Care Law and Practice Committee annual seminar, November 13, 2008
  • "Hot Topics in Healthcare Law," Loyola University of Law, October 30, 2008
  • "Pain Management: The New Frontier for Surveyors," Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association, October 28, 2008
  • "Risk Management: Beyond Compliance," Bethesda Lutheran Homes & Services, October 9, 2008
  • "Pharmaceuticals & Dietary: The New Target for Surveyors," Illinois Health Care Association, September 11, 2008
  • "Whistleblowers and the Shape of Things to Come," Illinois Health Care Association, September 10, 2008
  • "The A, B, Cs of the IDR Process," Illinois Health Care Association, September 10, 2008
  • "Industry Litigation Overview: Legal Actions Impacting Pharmacies' Bottom Line," National Association of Chain Drug Stores, August 24, 2008
  • "Corporate Compliance Review," Greek American Rehab & Nursing, August 12, 2008
  • "Risk Management: Beyond Compliance," Kreider Management, June 4, 2008
  • "Risk Management: Beyond Compliance," Clearbrook, May 1, 2008
  • "Medicare Prescription Drug Plans: How They Affect Long-Term Care"; "Deficit Reduction Act of 2005: Enforcement Trends"; and "Anatomy of A Medicaid Termination Case," Illinois Health Care Association's ("IHCA") 57th Annual Convention and Trade Show, Peoria, Illinois, September 17-20, 2007
  • "A Critical Component: The Role of the Pharmacist in Thyroid Disease," Medical Media Communications, Kansas City, Missouri, May 1, 2007
  • "A Critical Component: The Role of the Pharmacist in Thyroid Disease," Medical Media Communications, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 8, 2007
  • "A Critical Component: The Role of the Pharmacist in Thyroid Disease," Medical Media Communications, Chesterfield, Missouri, March 6, 2007
  • "A Critical Component: The Role of the Pharmacist in Thyroid Disease," Medical Media Communications, Tinley Park, Illinois, March 1, 2007
  • "Corporate Compliance Review - Update," Tabor Hills Healthcare Center & Retirement Community, Naperville, Illinois, February 8, 2007
  • "A Critical Component: The Role of the Pharmacist in Thyroid Disease," Medical Media Communications, Schaumburg, Illinois, November 16, 2006
  • "Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 - The Shape of Things to Come", Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association, November 14, 2006
  • "The Medicare Prescription Drug Plan: How It Has and Will Continue to Affect Long-Term Care", Illinois Health Care Association 56th Annual Convention and Trade Show, September 14, 2006
  • "Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 - A Must Know for Medicaid-Certified Facilities", Illinois Health Care Association 56th Annual Convention and Trade Show, September 14, 2006
  • "It's Not a Crime to Treat Pain: Current Legal and Regulatory Issues in Effective Pain Management", Illinois Health Care Association 56th Annual Convention and Trade Show, September 13, 2006
  • "Medicare Part D: It's Not Too Late!" Carriage Healthcare Companies, Inc., Denver, Colorado, April 22-23, 2006
  • "Medicare Part D: It's Not Too Late", Illinois Health Care Association, April 11-12, and 19, 2006
  • "Treating Convicted Sex Offenders in Nursing Homes: The Problems, Possible Solutions, and Pitfalls," American Health Lawyers Association, Dallas, Texas, February 16-17, 2006
  • "Risk Management: Beyond Compliance", Illinois Knights Templar Home, January 26, 2006
  • "The New Medicare Prescription Drug Program: Implications to Long-Term Care," Illinois Health Care Association, June 2005
  • "Problems Are Closer Than They Appear," Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association, Bloomington, Illinois, August 19, 2004
  • "Corporate Compliance Review - Update", Tabor Hills Healthcare Facility, Naperville, Illinois, July 14, 2004
  • "Legal Liabilities Associated with Chemical Restraints," Abbott Laboratories, May 26, 2004
  • "Managing Legal Risks for Dispensing Errors," Life Services Network 2004 Annual Convention & Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, March 31, 2004
  • "When a Resident Abuses an Employee," Life Services Network 2004 Annual Convention & Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, March 31, 2004
  • "Legal Issues Impacting Long-Term Care Facilities in Illinois", DePaul University, College of Law, Health Law Institute, Chicago, Illinois, March 9, 2004
  • Has served as a featured speaker with all state and several national associations representing the pharmaceutical, nursing home and health care industries.
  • "Drug Product Interchange: Liability Consideration and Duty to Warn," Access Medical videoconference, November 20, 2003
  • "Going Bare: The Potential Implication of No Insurance Coverage: The Legal and Financial Consequences," presentation to the Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association, East Peoria, Illinois, November 12, 2003
  • "It is Not a Crime to Treat Pain: Current Legal and Regulatory Issues in Effective Pain Management," PharmCon Conference, San Francisco, California, October 23, 2003
  • "How to Utilize a Corporate Compliance Program to Combat Health Care Fraud and Abuse and Enforcement Trends" and "Managing Legal Risks for Dispensing Errors," Illinois Health Care Association's 53rd Annual Convention and Trade Show, Peoria, Illinois, September 15, 2003
  • "Quality Assurance Studies - Legal Considerations," Illinois Nursing Home Administrator's Association, East Peoria, Illinois, June 25, 2003
  • "Medication Management: Clinical & Legal Perspectives" and "Fraud & Abuse Investigation Update: How Have You Fared?" Life Services Network 2003 Annual Convention and Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, April 10, 2003
  • "Understanding Fraud & Abuse and Risk Management," DePaul University, College of Law, Health Law Institute, Chicago, Illinois, March 20, 2003; American Society of Healthcare Food Services Administrators, Chicago, Illinois, April 10, 2003
  • "Fraud & Abuse Investigation Update: How Have You Fared?" DePaul University, College of Law, Health Law Institute, Chicago, Illinois, March 19, 2003
  • "HIPAA Compliance for Long-term Care Providers," presentation for the Illinois Health Care Association, Springfield, Illinois, July 10, 2002; Mt. Vernon, Illinois, July 11, 2002; Naperville, Illinois, July 16, 2002 and February 25, 2003
  • "Pharmacist Liability and Compliance Counseling," presentation to Abbott Laboratories, Chicago, Illinois, January 14, 2003
  • "HIPAA: Its Legal Issues and Future Implications" and "Pain Management and Potential Legal Liabilities in LTC," Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association 2002 Annual Convention and Trade Show, Springfield, Illinois, April 11-12, 2002
  • "Managing Legal Risks for Dispensing Errors" and "HIPAA Privacy Standards and HIPAA Compliance," Life Services Network 2002 Annual Convention and Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, April 10, 2002
  • "Legal Issues Impacting Long Term Care Facilities in Illinois," Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association, East Peoria, Illinois, November 7, 2001
  • "Should I Dispense This? Reorganizing Appropriate Pain Management," Pharmcon, Inc., Arlington Heights, Illinois, November 3, 2001
  • "Managing Legal Risks for Dispensing Errors," Pharmcon, Inc., Oak Lawn, Illinois, October 28, 2001
  • "Advance Directives in 2001 - A Whole New Ball Game," "Illinois Survivor! The Survey," "The Mandates of HIPAA's Health Privacy Standards," Illinois Health Care Association 51st Annual Convention and Trade Show, Peoria, Illinois, September 10, 2001
  • "Charting to Stay Out of Court," Dietary Managers Association 41st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 23, 2001
  • "After All, It's Just a Survey: The Anatomy of a Nursing Home Malpractice Action," Illinois Health Care Association, Springfield/Mt. Vernon/Lisle, Illinois, July 11, 12 and 19, 2001
  • "Charting to Stay Out of Court," Illinois Health Information Management Association 48th Annual Meeting and Convention, Springfield, Illinois, June 14, 2001
  • "Charting to Stay Out of Court," Health Technologies, Inc., Annual Consultant's Meeting and Seminar, St. Louis, Missouri, May 3, 2001
  • "Survey Survival in 2001, Legal Issues Relating to the Dietary Department," Illinois Consulting Dieticians Annual Meeting, Chicago/Willowbrook, Illinois, April 27, 2001
  • "Corporate Compliance Programs - Thinking Outside the Box," Life Services Network 2001 Annual Convention and Expo, Chicago, Illinois, April 25, 2001
  • "Writing Effective Plans of Correction," American Medical Directors' Association, Atlanta, Georgia, March 15, 2001
  • "Pending Litigation: American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, et al v. Patla," Meeting of Association of Indian Pharmacists in America, March 7, 2001
  • "Issues for Long-Term and Sub-Acute Care Providers," Illinois Association of Health Care Attorneys, Chicago, Illinois, September 28, 2000
  • "Charting to Stay Out of Court," "Informal Dispute Resolution," and "Corporate Compliance Review," Illinois Health Care Association Conference, Springfield, Illinois, September 11-13, 2000
  • "Impact of the Balanced Budget Act on Long Term Care and Senior Services," Our Lady of Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, August 23, 2000
  • "OIG's Corporate Compliance Guidance for Nursing Facilities," Illinois Nursing Home Administrator's Association (INHAA), Peoria, Illinois, August 16-17, 2000
  • "New State Operations Manual and Fraud & Abuse Implications," Illinois Health Care Association, Springfield, Illinois, June 27, 2000, Mount Vernon, Illinois, June 22, 2000, Naperville, Illinois, July 6, 2000
  • "Pharmacist Liability and Compliance Counseling," Knoll Pharmaceutical Company (MPhA Pharmacists), Ocean City, Maryland, June 13, 2000
  • "Legal Pitfalls to Avoid in a Long Term Care Practice," Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, Bloomington, Illinois, June 2, 2000
  • "Corporate Compliance for Nursing Homes," Illinois Healthcare Association, Naperville, Illinois and Mt. Vernon, Illinois, May 23 and May 25, 2000 respectively
  • "Impact of the Balanced Budget Act on Long Term Care and Senior Services," Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, May 10, 2000
  • "Health Care Fraud and Abuse," Life Services Network Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 11, 2000
  • "Corporate Compliance Programs," Illinois Nursing Home Administrator's Association, Springfield, Illinois, April 11, 2000
  • "Legal Liabilities for Off-Label Indications for Prescription Drug Use," Drug Information Association of America, Washington, D.C., April 7, 2000
  • "Pharmacist Liability and Compliance Counseling," District of Columbia Pharmacy Association, Washington, D.C., March 23, 2000
  • Illinois Nursing Home Administrators' Association, mock hearing addressing Healthcare Fraud and Abuse, Corporate Compliance and Labor and Employment Law Issues, Springfield, Illinois, February 15, 2000
  • "New Case Law Developments and Trends," American Society for Pharmacy Law, Chicago, Illinois, November 10, 1999
  • "Corporate Compliance Programs and How To Minimize Liability," Corporate Compliance in the Business Office, Consulting Management Education, Kansas City, Missouri, November 5, 1999
  • "Surviving PPS: New Survey Protocols and the OBRA Enforcement Process," Oakton Community College Continuing Education Seminar for Nursing Home Administrators, Des Plaines, Illinois, September 22, 1999
  • "Legal Issues Regarding Third Parties in Managed Care," St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Saint Louis, Missouri, September 21, 1999
  • "New Survey Protocols and the OBRA Enforcement Process," Illinois Health Care Association, Macomb, Illinois, August 26, 1999
  • "OBRA Enforcement Regulations and Health Care Fraud and Abuse," Illinois Nursing Home Administrators' Association, Springfield, Illinois, August 18, 1999
  • "How Facilities Defend Themselves: The Application and Interpretation of the OBRA Enforcement Regulations," Illinois Health Care Association, Mt. Vernon, Springfield and Naperville, Illinois, July 20, 21 and 28, 1999