Luis J. Lanz, Associate

Biography

Luis Lanz focuses his practice on assisting various healthcare entities, including providers, pharmacies, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), and wholesale distributors with various issues ranging from state and federal regulatory compliance and licensure to transactional matters. Specifically, Luis advises healthcare entities in the following areas:

  • Shared services, including central fill and remote prescription processing;
  • Remote practice of pharmacy;
  • Compliance with state and federal statutes and regulations for retail, chain, independent, mail order, veterinary, and specialty pharmacies and for manufacturers, wholesale distributors, and third-party logistics providers (3PLs);
  • Compliance with DEA and state controlled substance acts for controlled substance distribution and prescription dispensing;
  • Licensing and regulatory issues related to health care transactions and changes of ownership (CHOWs);
  • Provider licensure and scope of practice;
  • Telemedicine and telepharmacy; and
  • Defense of healthcare businesses and licensed health care professionals before regulatory and licensing boards.

Prior to joining the firm, Luis represented clients in matters involving medical malpractice and nursing home elder abuse claims.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (J.D., 2016)
    • MCBA Diversity Legal Writing Program Scholarship
    • Certificate in Law, Science and Technology with a specialization in health law
  • University of Arizona (B.S., 2012)
    • Major: Business Management

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona
  • New Mexico

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Maricopa County Bar Association (Member)
  • Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys (Member)
  • Armory Park Senior Center (Volunteer, 2008-2013; recipient of the Make a Difference Award in 2010)

Languages

  • Spanish