Brian Carey’s legal practice focuses on advising a wide range of clients on federal legislative and regulatory issues impacting the life sciences and health care sectors. He primarily advises biotechnology, medical device companies, health care providers, medical trade associations and private equity investors. Brian serves as a co-chair of the firm's Administrative Law practice group.
His work with biopharma and medical technology companies includes advice on Medicare coverage and payment, and food and drug approval issues for innovative technologies. He regularly represents clients in matters before the Congress, Department of Health and Human Services, and federal agencies.
In recent years, Brian has been counseling clients on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. In particular, he has advised clients on the implementation of new delivery system and payment reforms.
Brian’s extensive background in health care policy matters includes serving as a legislative aide to Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. In that capacity he worked on health care, food and drug and biotechnology legislation. Prior to Foley Hoag Brian was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, and he was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Edward F. Harrington of the United States District Court of Massachusetts. Brian splits his time between the firm's Washington, DC and Boston offices.