Laura Carpenter, founder of Carpenter Law Firm and BulaLaw, has been elected president-elect of the American Society of Pharmacy Law (ASPL). ASPL is a national nonprofit organization that serves as a source of current information for attorneys and pharmacists interested in the law as it applies to pharmacy, pharmacists, wholesalers, manufacturers, state and federal government and other interested parties.

Both an attorney and a pharmacist, Ms. Carpenter has been an active member of the ASPL for many years including prior service on the Board, past Chair of the Sponsorship Committee, past member of the Communications Committee, and current member of the Educational Program Committee. “I am honored to assume a greater leadership role in ASPL.” said Carpenter. “I look forward to supporting the organization as it works to achieve its goals and expand its services to support compliance officers.”

As a practicing attorney, Ms. Carpenter advises pharmacies, healthcare providers and other health related entities on pharmacy and drug distribution matters, compliance with federal and state healthcare law, contract negotiations, risk management, healthcare business planning, electronic health information privacy regulation, third-party plans, and corporate best practices.

Ms. Carpenter founded her law firm in 2007 to meet the growing demand within the increasingly complex healthcare industry for personalized legal services with greater efficiency and cost effectiveness. The firm was recognized in 2012 as an Impact Award Finalist for exemplifying the spirit of entrepreneurialism, creating value, and initiating innovative solutions to meet industry needs. Ms. Carpenter was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2013, Southwest Super Lawyers 2012, and Top Attorneys in Arizona 2012 in the category of healthcare.