Jeffrey B. Miller, Esq. is a skilled and experienced transactional, commercial, and regulatory and compliance attorney who provides trusted advice and support to clients involved in healthcare and the life sciences, as well as other areas of business. He is chair of the Information Privacy and Cyber Security group, and a member of the firm’s Corporate Healthcare and Life Sciences, Investigations and Criminal Defense, Business and Corporate, Outside General Counsel and Litigation groups.

With nearly 30 years of experience, Jeff represents and advises organizations across healthcare and the life sciences spectrums, including hospitals and health systems, physician practices and other healthcare providers, as well as management service organizations, medical device and biotech companies, pharmaceutical companies and healthcare-related supplier and services companies. Often working with organization’s financial backers, including private equity, Jeff’s work includes evaluating and designing M&A transactions, including strategic planning, execution and due diligence, designing and negotiating commercial transactions, developing and executing executive and professional agreements and relationships, addressing a wide variety of regulatory matters, counseling clients on information privacy and security matters and establishing and/or improving corporate ethics and compliance efforts. In this regard he helps sell-side organizations to prepare for sale, performs due diligence activities for buy-side organizations and helps organizations to address other transaction-related activities, including closing and post-closing matters.

As part of his practice, Jeff addresses matters pertaining to government compliance such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and related Office of Civil Rights mandates, Federal and state false claims acts and anti-kickback statutes, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Federal and state conflicts of interest-related requirements, including the Stark Law and other legal and regulatory requirements. Jeff provides advice and representation to organizations involved with government agency or commercial payor legal actions, investigations, audits and reviews, including matters involving the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), among other federal and state authorities. Further, Jeff assists clients in avoiding potential legal and regulatory entanglements by providing experienced counsel on the design, development and implementation of effective and efficient legal and regulatory compliance programs that satisfy applicable guidelines while enhancing company operations and value.

An attorney and executive with more than a decade of international business experience, Jeff assists clients with legal, regulatory, compliance matters around the globe, including GDPR and country-specific privacy and security matters, import-export requirements, commercial contracts and transactions, and other matters involving legal and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Saxton & Stump, Jeff held professional and executive-level positions at healthcare and life sciences companies, including Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania, a non-profit regional integrated delivery system, and DermOne, LLC, a multi-state, private equity-backed management service organization, where he served as general counsel, and compliance and privacy officer. Jeff served for nearly 10 years as vice president and chief compliance officer for Synthes, a leading international medical device company, which was acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 2012 and combined with DePuy to form The DePuy Synthes Companies, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, the world’s largest orthopedic and neurological businesses. Most recently, he served as a managing director at a financial and economic consulting firm that concentrated in forensics, valuation, intellectual property and performance optimization.

Jeff is regularly invited to present at global, national, regional and local organizations including the U.S. National Academy of the Sciences, the Ethisphere Institute, the American Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and Temple University. He is also a faculty member at Villanova University, Charles Widger School of Law, and at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the continuing legal education arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, where he instructs graduate students, attorneys and non-attorney compliance officers on transactional, commercial, regulatory and compliance-related topics.

Jeff also serves as Director-in-Charge for Granite GRC Consulting, a firm that provides governance, risk and compliance services.

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