Jeffrey P. Lane

Jeffrey P. Lane, MPH

Jeff's practice focuses on health care and medical research law. Jeff advises clients on structuring a range of health care and medical research-related transactions, including clinical research site agreements, complex laboratory services and quality agreements, intellectual property license agreements, asset purchase and sale agreements, cooperative research agreements, research network agreements, physician service agreements, quality data sharing agreements, and hospital affiliation agreements. He also advises organizations on the unique legal compliance issues that arise as a result of engaging in international health care operations and research affiliations.

In addition to advising clients on health care and medical research transactions, Jeff has experience representing clients on a range of litigation matters, including certificates of need, antitrust, provider reimbursement, and tax-exemption appeals.

Jeff is currently Chair of the Advisory Board for the Washington Medical-Legal Partnership and Co-Chair of the Washington Global Health Alliance’s Business Partnerships Initiative. He is also a Clinical Instructor at the University of Washington Department of Global Health where he teaches a graduate-level course titled Global Health Policy and Advocacy.

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University of Washington

  • Instructor of Law and Global Health

Washington Global Health Alliance

  • Co-Chair, Business Partnerships Initiative, October 2011-October 2013

Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys

  • Board of Directors, 2015-Present

Washington Medical-Legal Partnership 

  • Chair, Advisory Board

American Bar Association

  • International Life Sciences and Health Law Committee, Vice-Chair
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Gilead Sciences Licenses Five HIV/AIDS Drugs to New Medicines Patent Pool: The Start of a New Trend?

Author, American Bar Association, International Law News, Vol. 41, No. 1, December 2011

The Need for Effective Licensure Laws for Mid-Level Health Care Providers in Countries Facing Chronic Physician Shortages: A Case Study of the Marshall Islands' Health Assistants

17 Pac. Rim. L. & Pol'y 767 (2008)

Advocating for the Native American Child: Comprehensive Overview of the Indian Child Welfare Act

Chapter Contributor, Native American Practice Group and CASA CLE Manual - November 2008


University of Washington Global Health Law Summer Institute: The Access Challenge

Speaker, July 2014

  • "Variable Health Policy Governance and Health Law Infrastructure in Low and Middle-Income Countries"
  • "Falsified and Substandard Medicines: Challenges and Solutions"

HIV Policy Reform and Advocacy in Ghana

U.S. Embassy, Accra, Ghana, May 2013

Monitoring Health Law and Policy Reforms in Resource-Limited Countries and Evaluating Their Public Health Impact: An Approach Developed for PEPFAR

University of Washington School of Law, Feb. 2013

Strategies for Adopting, Implementing and Monitoring HIV/AIDS-Related Law Reforms

Partnership Framework Policy Monitoring Workshop, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, August 2012

Policy Reform Initiatives in the PEPFAR Partnership Framework Implementation Plans

Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Washington, D.C., May 2011

PEPFAR Partnership Frameworks: Policy Reform Tracking

CDC, Division of Global HIV/AIDS Headquarters, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 2011

Health System Strengthening & Law: Strengthening International Laboratories Through Statute, Regulation, and Contract Law

Speaker, International Workshop on Laboratory Leadership and Management for Systems Development, Seattle, WA, July 2010

Law and Global Health: Case Studies from East Africa

Speaker, Seattle, WA, April 2010

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Health CareIntellectual PropertyNonprofit & Tax-Exempt Organizations


Tel: 206.447.7266Fax: 206.749.1970


Thomas Francis Jr. Global Health Fellowship, 2009

Grantee, University of Washington Public Interest Law Association, 2009


J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2009

  • Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, Editor, 2008-2009
  • Moot Court Honor Board, Member, 2007-2009
  • Student Health Law Organization, President, 2007-2008

M.P.H., University of Washington, 2009

B.A., Boston College, 2005

Bar Admissions

Washington, 2010


Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 2017-Present
  • Associate, 2010-2016
  • Summer Associate, 2008

U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Legislative Fellow, 2009

Center for Law in Science and Global Health, Research Assistant, 2008-2009

Seattle Children's Hospital, Research Assistant, 2007-2008

Rural Development Institute, Research Assistant, 2007

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C. (Boston, MA), Legal Assistant, 2005-2006

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