Julie K. Lappas


Julie Lappas advises health care clients of all types on a variety of regulatory, compliance and corporate transactional matters. She focuses much of her practice on counseling hospitals, health systems, pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers on managed care and corporate compliance issues, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D compliance, compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws, pharmacy laws and HIPAA privacy and security matters. Julie's transactional practice includes provider contracting, managed care contracting and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Hall Render, she served as in-house legal counsel to a large national pharmacy benefit management company. Julie leverages this experience and her prior role as a sales representative for a Fortune 500 global pharmaceutical manufacturer to provide practical advice to clients on a wide range of pharmacy and managed care issues.


Indiana University, B.A., with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa - 2003

The George Washington University Law School, J.D. – 2009


  • Indiana
  • District of Columbia


  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association


  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative, Eli Lilly & Company – 2003-2006
  • Legal Counsel, Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc. – 2010-2011
  • Private Practice – 2011-2013