Ryan P. Blaney

Cozen O’Connor (Washington, DC)

Ryan Blaney is a Member at Cozen O’Connor and represents health care and life sciences clients in a wide range of regulatory, transactional and litigation matters. In his regulatory and transactional practice, Ryan serves public and private health care companies, manufacturers, medical devices, information technology companies, providers and ERISA health plans. Ryan has substantial experience in pharmaceutical lifecycle management and competition issues, including the Hatch-Waxman Act and Biosimilars Price Competition and Innovations Act. He is adept at navigating the FDA's complex administrative processes and structure, including the FDA's dispute resolution and Citizen Petition processes. Moreover, Ryan has significant litigation experience representing pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman litigation, responding to agency enforcement activities and conducting internal investigations regarding compliance with FDA legal and regulatory requirements.

Prior to attending law school, Ryan earned a master’s degree in education and taught at an under-resourced Catholic middle school.  Ryan is co-editor of Cozen O'Connor's Health Law Informer blog and authored the HIPAA and Medical Privacy chapter in a highly regarded PLI Treatise. Ryan earned his B.A. and M.Ed. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School. He is active in the Notre Dame Alumni Association and the John Carroll Society in Washington, D.C. as a member of the planning committee of the annual Red Mass.