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Amy W. Schrader

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Ms. Schrader focuses her practice on assisting companies and individuals in their dealings and engagements with Florida regulatory agencies, with an emphasis on the health care industry.

Professional Biography


Amy Schrader is board certified by the Florida Bar in State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice, and focuses her practice on representing a broad spectrum of health care industry professionals and entities.

Ms. Schrader has a wealth of experience assisting health care providers, including long-term care facilities, clinical laboratories, physician group practices, pharmacies and hospitals with multi-state and federal licensing, guidance in meeting complex regulatory requirements and structuring business transactions, including change of ownership. She has strong personal connections within many Florida agencies, and is well positioned to quickly assist clients with navigating all manner of regulatory issues.

Ms. Schrader also routinely represents health care entities, trade organizations, technology firms and licensed professionals in administrative litigation involving the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, Department of Health and related state agencies on matters ranging from challenges to proposed sanctions, bid protests, agency rule challenges, and professional licensing. She is also well-versed in Florida procurements and has assisted providers and vendors in preparing successful government bids, and challenging agency procurement decisions.

  • Represented an assisted living facility trade group in its successful administrative challenge of state emergency rules requiring installation of generators and imposing onerous new operational requirements.

  • Protests and defense of awards for numerous technology contracts with government agencies, including teacher evaluation systems, Medicaid enrollment broker services, emergency notification system for natural disasters, and telecom infrastructure contracts.

  • Achieved dismissal of administrative complaints seeking license revocation for an assisted living facility, including lifting of an admissions moratorium.

  • Successfully completed drug manufacturer and distributor licensing for 19 locations in 11 states to meet an abbreviated closing schedule.

  • Achieved reversal of an administrative law judge's recommendation of a physician's license revocation before the Florida Board of Medicine.

  • Successfully obtained a license to practice medicine in Florida for a Wisconsin applicant despite two previous rejections by the Florida Board of Medicine.

  • Achieved dismissal of a bid protest and four companion bid protests challenging an insurance client's intent to award adjusting services contracts.

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in Administrative / Regulatory Law, 2021
  • Named Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in Administrative Law, 2012 – 2014
  • Adjunct Law Professor in Florida Administrative Law, Florida State University College of Law
  • Chair – The Florida Bar Administrative Law Section, 2013 – 2014
  • Chair-Elect – The Florida Bar Administrative Law Section, 2012 – 2013
  • Secretary – The Florida Bar Administrative Law Section, 2011 – 2012
  • Treasurer – The Florida Bar Administrative Law Section, 2010 – 2011
  • Editor – The Florida Bar Administrative Law Section Newsletter, 2008 – 2013
  • Executive Council Member – The Florida Bar, 2008 – present
  • The Florida Bar Journal/News Editorial Board, 2010 – 2013
  • The Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, 2002
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 2001
    • Associate Editor, Law Review
  • Florida State University, M.A. in International Affairs, 1998
  • Florida State University, B.A. in Spanish, B.A. in English, 1996

Admissions

  • Florida, 2003
  • Maryland, 2002

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