Ned Milenkovich is Chair of our Drug and Pharmacy Practice. He is also a member in our Healthcare Practice. He is a Pharm.D-attorney who combines both professions in the legal practice of medical device, drug and pharmacy law. Ned has had the opportunity to blend both sides of his skill set to advocate on behalf of the firm's diverse range of clientele, handling matters with respect to both federal (including FDA and DEA related matters) and state regulatory compliance, licensing, transactions, government regulations and dispute resolution, among others, all in connection with medical device, drug and pharmacy law. He has been involved with legal issues relating to all segments of the drug supply chain, including manufacturers, wholesale distributors, third party logistics providers, retailers, as well as pharmacy benefit managers, health care payer issues, pharmacy technology companies, prescription management companies and physician practices. Other areas of representation include Medicare Part D matters, 340B issues, HIPAA compliance matters, prescription drug monitoring programs, drug diversion issues, drug pedigree and pharmacy compounding issues. In addition to his legal practice, Ned is vice-chairman of the Illinois State Board of Pharmacy and also writes a monthly legal/regulatory news column for the popular drug & pharmacy newsmagazine Drug Topics.