Muthuramanan “Ramana” Rameswaran’s legal perspective shaped by medical knowledge and inhouse experience. With practical in-house experience inside the health care and pharmaceutical industries, Ramana helps clients nationally throughout these industries on a range of regulatory, transactions, investigatory, and compliance matters. Whether advising private equity funds, physician practices, hospitals and health systems on structuring M&A transactions and joint ventures, or combatting fraud and abuse, Ramana is a trusted voice who understands his clients’ business concerns.
Ramana counsels clients on major M&A transactions and joint ventures particularly involving health care private equity transactions. Ramana also provides strategic guidance on health care regulatory issues related to state and federal fraud and abuse laws, telehealth, corporate practice of medicine, operational issues, provider reimbursement, clinical trials, and more. He also assists with health care policy analysis and advocacy. Ramana also uses his in-house experience from his time at Temple University Health System, a Philadelphia-area hospital system, and from Avantor Performance Materials, a performance materials manufacturer for chemicals in the electronics and health sciences industry, to provide outside general counsel support.
In addition to traditional health care providers, Ramana has worked extensively with pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and suppliers. He has practiced health care law in both Washington, DC and Pennsylvania. Ramana was a member of the Governing Council of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section for over four years and continues to be an active leader in the organization. He is also an Eagle Scout, an active nationally registered EMT, and an active certified emergency medical services instructor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
He has a BS from Widener University and a JD from Temple University Beasley School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.