Jeffrey P. Lane
Of Counsel

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 a member of the board of directors of the Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys. 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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Activities

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 

  • Member, Advisory Board

Publications

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

Health CareIntellectual PropertyNonprofit & Tax-Exempt Organizations

Contact

Tel: 206.447.7266Fax: 206.749.1970

Recognition

Thomas Francis Jr. Global Health Fellowship, 2009

Grantee, University of Washington Public Interest Law Association, 2009

Education

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

Experience

Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Of Counsel, 2018-Present
  • Member, 2017-2018
  • 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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