Jon Wallace

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Pharmacy, B.S.
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

With a background in pharmacy and experience working for multiple large pharmaceutical companies, Jon focuses his practice on pharmacy and drug regulatory law, health law and corporate law. Following law school, he practiced at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, one of the region’s largest law firms, where he defended national and international corporations in national pharmaceutical litigation and conducted pre-launch assessments covering false claims, Good Promotional Practices and litigation risks. He is a Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy and serves as Counsel for the South Carolina Pharmacy Association. Jon frequently delivers continuing education lectures on health care and pharmacy law issues.

Drug and Pharmacy Law: Jon represents every element comprising the drug distribution chain, including chain and independent pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacy wholesalers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers in a variety of regulatory matters. His representation includes issues related to the Food and Drug Administration–including GPP and GMP, Board licensing and permitting, controlled substances, federal and state compliance related to the purchase and sale of pharmaceuticals, compounding, Pharmacy Benefit Manager and Medicaid audits, 340B, and similar matters. He also represents pharmacists and physicians in matters related to the Drug Enforcement Administration and Bureau of Drug Control.  Jon is a member of the American Society for Pharmacy Law, the American Health Lawyers Association and the Food and Drug Law Institute.  Jon maintains an updated pharmacy law website devoted to related issues in and around South Carolina, which can be found at www.scrxlaw.com.

Health Care Law: Jon represents physicians, hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare providers in administrative aspects of health care law. As a registered pharmacist, Jon has a practical understanding of the health care system and offers representation in legal issues related to licensing for doctors and nurses, HIPAA, anti-kickback, false claims, STARK, third-party payors, and government reimbursement issues.

Corporate Law: Jon represents businesses in corporate law matters that arise during the life of a business. This includes all issues related to business entity formation, merger and acquisition, risk management, and related issues.

Jon lives in the Old Village of Mount Pleasant with his wife and three young children.

E-mail Jon at Jon.Wallace@FordWallace.com