Kristen O’Brien serves as Counsel in OFW Law’s Health Industry Policy and Regulatory Practice, which represents clients in the health care delivery system and innovative life sciences areas. She is principally responsible for the group’s work with health care delivery system clients, including large physician groups, integrated health systems and other provider organizations. She also represents biopharmaceutical companies in matters relating to government health program payment issues.
Kristen is especially active in providing legal analysis and counsel related to the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and also has significant experience navigating efforts to reform the health care delivery system. Kristen provides both substantive legal and regulatory advice, as well as direct advocacy before government decision-makers.
Prior to joining OFW Law, Kristen was a senior legislative counsel with the American Medical Association, where she provided legislative and regulatory analysis on an array of issues impacting physicians. Kristen previously was an associate at a major national law firm, and also served on the staff of former Senator Max Baucus while he was Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.
Please follow the links above to learn more about Kristen and/or our Health Care practice, which is chaired by Ladd Wiley, former Counselor to Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy G. Thompson.