Claire Castles named to Los Angeles Business Journal "Women of Influence" list

Claire Castles, a partner in Jones Day's Los Angeles Office in the Health Care & Life Sciences Practice, has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal's list of "Women of Influence" for 2024. The editors recognize regional attorneys for their "exceptional legal skill" and "exemplary leadership" along with their contributions to the community.   

Ms. Castles' practice focuses on helping clients navigate a complex and ever-changing health care and life science regulatory compliance industry. She advises prominent clients as lead regulatory counsel when acquisitions or litigation trigger consideration of complex regulatory licensing and payment strategies that impact operations.  As part of her practice, Ms. Castles advises clients related to a wide range of regulatory requirements, including pricing, reimbursement, rebate, coding and market access strategies and compliance. 

Ms. Castles has led and been involved in many significant matters—helping clients in California and across the country prepare and respond to Medicare Drug Pricing Negotiation rulemaking and reform measures. She also works with clients on outreach health care initiatives, bringing digital health, telehealth, specialists and access to services for children and adults in remote and underserved communities. Ms. Castles continues to work closely with clients to advance emerging technologies and patient care models that advance convergence within the health care and life science industries at a time when companies require greater integration and post-sector market approaches post-COVID and in coordination with other public health measures.

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