Brad Lang's practice focuses on health law and policy, especially in the areas of drug pricing and reimbursement and providing guidance to safety net providers participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Before joining Powers, Brad worked for more than twelve years at the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) administering the 340B Drug Pricing Program. At OPA, Brad provided broad policy support on 340B implementation issues and both developed and wrote published guidance and proposed regulations governing use of the program. His twelve years of experience at OPA touched on virtually all aspects of administration of the 340B Drug Pricing Program. This experience included engaging in 340B-related policy development and coordination, making eligibility determinations, responding to inquiries from Congress and other parties, evaluating the compliance status of program participants, and overseeing the audit process.
Brad’s federal service also includes serving as an Attorney Advisor in the Administrative Law Branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of General Counsel between 2000 and 2003. There he gained experience in the area of government information law including the Privacy Act, Freedom of Information Act, Federal Advisory Committee Act, and other areas involving government transparency and public access to information. Brad also served as a civilian Attorney Advisor for the Center Judge Advocate, William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) in El Paso, Texas between 1997 and early 2000. At WBAMC he investigated medical malpractice claims filed pursuant to the Federal Tort Claims Act, negotiated settlements, and provided litigation support to the Assistant U.S. Attorney for cases in Federal District Court.
Brad was trained in a broad and diverse range of legal areas before specializing in health law. In 1995, Brad served as a Judicial Clerk at the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Virginia, Norfolk, Virginia. In the following year, he served as a Staff Attorney at the Tidewater Legal Aid Society in Norfolk, Virginia where he litigated in a wide variety of civil matters, including: custody and divorce, adoption, unemployment compensation, disability benefits, landlord and tenant, bankruptcy, and various consumer disputes.
Brad graduated from Dartmouth College in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree with a focus on Government and Philosophy. He graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1995 and received a Master’s in Public Health from Uniformed Services University in 2004.
PRACTICE AREASDrug Pricing and 340B Program
Food and Drug
Healthcare Policy and Advocacy
Litigation – Healthcare
M.P.H., Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 2004
J.D., Duke University, 1995
A.B., Dartmouth College, 1990
District of Columbia
HONORS & AWARDS
HRSA Administrator’s Award for Excellence, 2010
HRSA Administrator’s Special Citation, 2007
Army Certificate of Achievement for outstanding job performance as a Medical Claims Attorney at WBAMC