Health Care, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals

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By pairing our commitment to innovation with our deep health care experience, we serve as trusted strategic advisors to organizations in these thriving industries.

The health care, life sciences and pharmaceutical industries are some of the most highly regulated and constantly changing sectors globally. Organizations operating in these areas are continuously affected by transformation, while trying to maintain an edge in competitive markets.


At Seyfarth, we are uniquely positioned to partner with clients to develop successful strategies for navigating and responding to industry-specific pressures. We foster a collaborative approach, offering our clients comprehensive, thoughtful and real-world solutions that positively impact their strategies and operations. We collaborate across all areas of practice to guide our health care, life sciences, and pharmaceutical clients through the maze of global laws and regulations affecting their businesses.

With a long history of representing clients across the entire health care, life sciences and pharmaceutical ecosystems, we apply our industry expertise in practical ways to protect our clients’ businesses, assets, and competitive edge. We guide clients through the complex regulations addressing fraud and abuse, provider reimbursement, anti-kickback, licensing, certification, health information privacy and security and HIPAA. Serving as strategic advisors who know our clients’ business deeply, we maintain our firm-wide commitment to providing clients innovation, continuous process improvement, and transparency in these industries.

Relying on multi-disciplinary specialties and cross-border teams, our clients include:

  • Hospitals and health systems
  • Pharmaceutical companies, including brand name drug and device manufacturers
  • Physician practices and medical groups
  • Medical clinics
  • Academic medical and research institutions
  • Managed care companies
  • Medical device manufacturers and distributors
  • Digital health companies
  • Technology and service companies
  • Skilled nursing, assisted living and other types of  long-term care facilities
  • Generic drug makers
  • Dialysis provider companies
  • Industry trade associations
  • Providers of debt and equity capital
  • Personalized medicine developers

We are frequent speakers and thought leaders at national trade and industry organizations such as the American Health Lawyers Association, American Hospital Association, American Health Information Management Association, the Center for Healthcare Innovation Conference, Modern Healthcare, Women In Bio, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), and more. We are also premiere sponsors and engaged members of the health care chapter of the Association of Corporate Council - Houston, the Annual Health Law Conference at the University of Texas Austin, the California Society of Hospital & Healthcare Attorneys, the Illinois Health Care Association, the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association, the New England Council Healthcare Committee, among others.


We are not only known for delivering exceptional client service and outstanding results, but for doing so in true partnership with clients through our acclaimed service delivery platform. This innovative approach, which combines our vast legal acumen with process design and robust technology resources, sets us apart in the market. We continually demonstrate and provide value through a clear understanding of client needs and desired outcomes, transparent communication and collaboration, right-sized staffing approaches, and the use of data to efficiently drive alternative fee arrangements.