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Abbey Friedler

Practice Area:Health Law

Abbey Friedler is an associate in Barrett & Singal’s Health Law practice where she provides services and consultation to hospitals, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups, nursing homes, assisted living residences, EMS providers and home health agencies.

Abbey advises clients on a broad range of issues, including general business matters, employment matters, regulatory compliance, data privacy and security, compliance planning and policy development, fraud and abuse, and government investigations and enforcement actions.


Prior to joining Barrett & Singal, Abbey worked at Boston Children’s Hospital in various roles. Most recently, she was a Contracts Specialist in the Technology & Innovation Development Office where she was responsible for drafting and negotiating a variety of basic science and clinical research agreements. Abbey has interned with the Honorable Elspeth B. Cypher, Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. While in law school, Abbey served as an articles editor on the Suffolk University Law Review.


Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2014, cum laude
Boston College, B.A., 2005

Awards & Recognitions

Massachusetts Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2018*




Clinical trials and research contracting; Compliance program development and counseling; Contract negotiations; Corporate formation, joint ventures, affiliations, other business arrangements; Fraud & abuse compliance; Government investigations; Employment matters; HIPAA; Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement; Patient care issues; Professional licensure & discipline; Risk management/liability; Regulatory compliance; 340B compliance


Academic Medical Centers; Community Hospitals; Allied Health professionals; Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Companies; Clinical Laboratories; Independent & Assisted Living; Physicians; Pharmacies; Skilled Nursing


American Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Boston Bar Association


Cyber Law—Dismissing Employer’s Claim Under the CFAA Against Former Employees Who Allegedly Misappropriated Trade Secrets—WEC Carolina Energy Solutions LLC v. Miller, 687 F.3d 199 (4th Cir. 2012), cert. dismissed, 133 S. Ct. 831, 46 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 1261 (2013).

Antitrust Law—Rejecting the “Scope of the Patent” Test in Analysis of Reverse Payments in Pharmaceutical Industry—In re K-Dur Antitrust Litigation, 686 F.3d 197 (3d Cir.), petition for cert. filed, 81 U.S.L.W. 3090 (U.S. Aug. 29, 2012) (No. 12-265); 81 U.S.L.W. 3090 (U.S. Aug. 24, 2012) (No. 12-245), 46 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 729 (2013).

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representative matters

  • assisted physician group practices in developing HIPAA compliance protocols and procedures.
  • advised large hospital system on licensure strategy in connection with acquisition of additional regional hospitals.
  • counsel 340B covered entities on regulatory compliance and contractual matters.
  • assisted in defending community hospital in government investigation concerning clinical laboratory practices.



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