Nicholas Wallace

Associate

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  • JD, Yale Law School, 2015; editor,Yale Journal on Regulation
  • BA, with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, Indiana University, 2011

Qualifications

  • California, 2015
  • Spanish

Nicholas Wallace

Associate

Nick Wallace joined Ropes & Gray in 2015 as an associate in the firm’s health care practice group.

During law school, Nick participated in the Transnational Development Clinic and was an editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation. He was also a Teaching Fellow for Yale College classes in the History and Economics departments.

Experience

  • Investigations. Advising research institution in connection with internal investigation involving allegations of research misconduct. Representing non-profit research organization in financial conflict of interest internal investigation and conflict management plan development. 
  • Regulatory. Advising health care providers on Medicare and Medicaid billing requirements and potential repayment obligations, federal and state anti-kickback statutes, and self-referral laws. Advising research organizations on federal grant funding requirements and research misconduct policies. Advising clinical trial sponsors and research sites on informed consent matters, E.U. and U.S. privacy regulations, and good clinical practice requirements.
  • Litigation. Representing health care company in federal False Claims Act qui tam action involving alleged breaches of Medicaid regulatory requirements, Affordable Care Act marketplace regulatory requirements, and billing standards. Advising client on response to subpoena.
  • Transactions. Representing universities and hospitals in tax-exempt bond issuances. Representing faculty practice plan regarding affiliation with academic medical center.
  • Pro Bono Matters. Representing pro bono client in challenge to state referendum initiative. Representing clients in immigration matters, including U Visa petitions and asylum applications.

Publications

  • Co-author, “Reconciling Personal Data Consent Practices in Clinical Trials with the EU General Data Protection Regulation,” Bloomberg BNA’s Medical Research Law & Policy Report (September 20, 2017) 
  • Co-author, “OIG’s Warranty Safe Harbor Opinion and Value-Based Care,” Law360 (September 14, 2017)