Michelle Pritchard, JD, is an Associate Attorney at DuVal & Associates, PA. She focuses her practice on legal and compliance health care topics. Michelle serves clients by negotiating clinical trial and associated agreements and providing guidance in the areas of the Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, HIPAA and HITECH, and Physician Payments Sunshine Act. She also provides assistance in regulatory submissions, including pre-submissions, investigational device exemptions (IDEs), pre-market approvals (PMAs), pre-market notifications (510(k)s), and Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs).
Michelle first started working in the medical device field as a Clinical Data Specialist. Prior to law school, she interned with DuVal & Associates. She went on to work in legal publishing at Thomson Reuters, in judicial chambers at the Fourth Judicial District of Minnesota, and in compliance at Target Corporate, before returning to DuVal & Associates.
Michelle earned her Juris Doctor from the University of St. Thomas School of Law, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and received multiple Dean’s Awards. She served as Senior Editor on the flagship law review. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in French Studies and Spanish Studies from the University of Minnesota, and she expects to receive her Editing Certificate from the University of Chicago in the summer of 2020. She is licensed to practice law in Minnesota.