Monica Neuman focuses her practice on complex transactions and regulatory compliance matters affecting companies and institutions in the health care industry. She represents a wide range of clients, including tax-exempt hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, physician group practices, health insurers, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, as well as a variety of other organizations in their health care transactions.
Monica provides transactional representation in connection with acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic affiliations, and has negotiated, documented and closed numerous health industry transactions. She also counsels clients regarding general business transactions and the development and negotiation of complex contractual arrangements, including Stark and Anti-Kickback compliant physician arrangements.
In her regulatory practice, Monica develops comprehensive operational and compliance programs for human subject, animal and bench research, including enterprise-wide policies and procedures to address individual and institutional conflict of interest and research misconduct. She also develops guidelines for the appropriate relationships between providers and industry, and has negotiated numerous clinical trial agreements, on behalf of sites and sponsors, for multi-site studies.
Monica advises clients on the legal issues around future, unspecified use of biospecimens and data. In addition, she advises clients on data-sharing architecture, data and biospecimen collection and repositories, and data-sharing collaborations and partnerships.
Monica serves as a member of the Firm's Diversity/Inclusion Committee and the Racial & Ethnic Diversity & Inclusion Sub-Committee. Her current pro bono practice focuses on advocating on behalf of children with special education needs on cases received primarily through the National Medical-Legal Partnership and the Children's Law Center of Massachusetts.