Michael W. Ryan is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
Michael focuses his practice on the legal, regulatory and reimbursement issues that manufacturers and investors encounter in the development and commercialization of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology products and laboratory services. Michael counsels entities as they seek to obtain authorization to market their products from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, maintain compliance with applicable laws and regulations (including the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988, the Public Health Service Act and the Affordable Care Act and their implementing regulations, as well as state laws and regulations), and obtain coverage and reimbursement for their products from Medicare, Medicaid, and third-party payers.
Michael advises clients on the regulatory issues that arise throughout the life cycle of FDA-regulated medical devices, drugs, and biological products. He is particularly experienced in the review of promotional/marketing materials for FDA-regulated medical products, as well as the FDA’s evolving requirements for mHealth products, including mobile medical applications and clinical decision support software.
Michael regularly counsels clinical laboratories on federal (CLIA) and state regulatory issues, as well as the FDA’s ongoing efforts to regulate laboratory-developed tests (LDTs).
Michael also helps clients develop and implement strategies to persuade Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party payers to establish adequate coverage and reimbursement for their products and/or the services in which their products are utilized.
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