Frier Levitt, a leading health care-focused national law firm based in Pine Brook, recently announced the promotion of Harini Bupathi and Brandon Zarsky to partner, effective Jan. 1. This promotion reflects their outstanding contributions, unwavering dedication and exemplary legal services to the firm’s clients.
Bupathi has significantly contributed to Frier Levitt’s Life Sciences – Pharmacy Practice Group. Bupathi counsels providers, including retail and specialty pharmacies, on their contractual and business relationships with Pharmacy Benefit Managers and other payors. Her practice focuses on providing invaluable insights and strategies on issues of PBM audits, “network access,” network terminations, wrongful payment recoupments and defending fraud, waste and abuse investigations. Bupathi guides her clients on best practices and measures to maintain compliance and to avoid both PBM adverse actions and governmental investigations. Harini serves on Frier Levitt’s Culture Committee and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee to further the firm’s initiatives.
Bupathi earned her J.D. from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, with a focus in health law. Her health law knowledge was cultivated during previous roles at Bayer, as well as a tenure at the Medical-Legal Community Partnership in Philadelphia. Bupathi received her B.A. in economics from Rutgers University and is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Meanwhile, Zarsky, a member of the Healthcare Practice Group, represents a diverse range of health care clients. His focus on corporate and transactional matters, coupled with his in-depth knowledge of regulatory issues, has been instrumental in delivering comprehensive legal solutions.
Zarsky is actively involved in Frier Levitt’s Aesthetic Medicine Practice Group, advocating for stakeholders including Management Services Organizations, aesthetic medical practices, medical spas, weight loss clinics and IV hydration clinics.
Zarsky earned his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, with a concentration in health law and certification in health care compliance. His journey includes a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Joseph Quinn in Monmouth County and participation in Seton Hall Law’s Washington, D.C., Federal Health Care Practice Program, where he worked at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
“We are delighted to announce the promotions of Harini Bupathi and Brandon Zarsky to the position of partner,” Daniel Frier, co-managing partner at Frier Levitt, said. “Both Harini and Brandon consistently exhibit a steadfast commitment to our clients’ success and possess exceptional legal and leadership skills required to deliver the results and service our clients have come to expect.”
“Harini and Brandon have consistently contributed to both our firm culture and client results. We are thrilled to celebrate this milestone achievement with them,” Jonathan Levitt, co-managing partner at Frier Levitt, said.