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Amy Cotton Peterson Named National Chair of Health & Life Sciences Practice Group

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix partner Amy Cotton Peterson has been named national chair of the Health & Life Sciences Practice Group.

Cotton Peterson's practice focuses on health care transactions, regulatory and compliance issues, business development, and provider defense. She has advised pharmacies, wholesalers, PBMs, and manufacturers on licensure requirements and complex regulatory compliance issues, counseled discount medical plan organizations on regulatory and compliance issues, and has educated clients on compliance with health privacy and security laws including HIPAA and state privacy laws.

"Amy has been a crucial member of our health law team. She is extremely knowledgeable and inspires confidence in her colleagues and her clients. She is going to be an excellent national chair for the firm," said Sarah Coyne, former national chair of Quarles & Brady’s Health & Life Sciences Practice Group.

Cotton Peterson received her law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law, her master of science in physical therapy from A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Health Sciences, and her bachelor's degree, cum laude, from Truman State University.