John C. Karras

Associate;
Chicago
P: 312.642.7001
jkarras@mcdonaldhopkins.com

John is an Associate in the Business Department at McDonald Hopkins with experience drafting, negotiating, and executing commercial and transactional agreements, performing acquisition due diligence and integration, managing data privacy compliance, and navigating the complex regulatory landscape that governs the healthcare industry. Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, John served as legal counsel and compliance manager for a specialty pharmaceutical company where he assisted with drafting and submission of Sunshine Act reporting requirements with CMS, Anti-Kickback policy and procedures, WAC price increase reporting, and general state reporting requirements. While there, John was involved in the launch of the first FDA approved adjunctive treatment for adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines, working on contract drafting and negotiation related to purchase orders and distribution, and assisting with compliance with state filings and fulfillment of state-mandated notice requirements.

John earned his JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he focused on corporate and transactional law and participated in the university’s federal tax clinic. He earned a BA in English, with honors, from Emory University.

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