Ned Milenkovich

Partner, Practice Group Manager, Drug & Pharmacy

20 South Clark Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60603
P 312.582.1676
F 312.580.1201

Ned Milenkovich

Partner, Practice Group Manager, Drug & Pharmacy

Phone: 312.582.1676
Fax: 312.580.1201

Mr. Milenkovich focuses his practice on medical device, drug and pharmacy law and is the head of the drug and pharmacy practice at Roetzel. His practice encompasses federal (including FDA and DEA related matters) and state regulatory compliance, licensing, transactions and dispute resolution. He has represented clients in all segments of the drug supply chain, including manufacturers, wholesale distributors, third-party logistics providers and pharmacy retailers (including bricks/mortar retail, long-term care, mail-order and specialty pharmacies), in addition to pharmacy technology companies, prescription management companies and physician practices. His broad-based experience also includes representation of Medicare Part D matters, 340B issues, HIPAA compliance, prescription drug monitoring programs, drug diversion issues, drug pedigree and compounding issues.

Mr. Milenkovich is a frequent lecturer at both legal and pharmaceutical industry events and is currently vice-chairman of the Illinois State Board of Pharmacy. In addition, he writes a monthly legal/regulatory news column for the drug and pharmacy news magazine, Drug Topics.


  • 2000, J.D., The John Marshall Law School
    • cum laude
  • 1997, Pharm.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
    • with honors
  • 1992, B.S., The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois State Board of Pharmacy, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
  • American Society of Pharmacy Law
  • Illinois Association of Health Care Attorneys
  • Illinois Pharmacists Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Planning Committee, Health Law section Healthcare Summit (2010-2012)
    • Planning Committee, Health Law section Annual Washington Healthcare Summit (2009-2011)
  • National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

Community Affiliations

  • University of Illinois-Chicago College of Pharmacy, Alumni Board Member


  • Monthly columnist, Drug Topics magazine (2009-present)
  • "Drug Cost Management" - Smart Business Magazine interview by Meredith McKenzie (September 2009)
  • "DEA's New Proposed Regulations for E-Prescribing" - Health Law360 (July 2008)
  • "'Rx Village' - Let the Next Generation of Professional Networking Begin" - Pharmaceutical Commerce (May 2008)
  • "The EU Clinical Trials Directive and the Central/Eastern European Countries - Change for the Better, or Disincentive to Investment?" - American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Life Sciences Newsletter, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (March 2008)
  • "Pharmacy Compounding Battles On: A Brief Overview" - FDLI Update Magazine (Jan/Feb 2008)
  • "Ryan Haight Law: Paper Tiger or Real Change?" -Pharmaceutical Law Insight (British publication) Vol. 5, Number 1 (Dec 2008/Jan 2009)


  • "Illinois Controlled Substance Review: An Update of the Illinois State Law" - DEA Pharmacy Diversion Awareness Conference, Chicago, IL (June 2013)
  • "The Health Care Reform Law: New Frontiers For Pharmacy" - 2013 Pharmacists Society of the State of New York Annual Meeting, New York, NY (June 2013)
  • "OIG, NPDB and HIPDB - What Everyone Should Know" - NABP 108th Annual Conference (2012)
  • "Preparing Your Specialty Pharmacy Now for a Deal in Your Future: Key Business and Legal Considerations" - 2012 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit, Las Vegas, NV (2012)
  • "Current Trends in the 340B Program" - Webinar sponsored by Healthcare Financial Management Assocation and Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (2011)
  • "New Developments In Any Willing Provider Provisions And Other Hot Topics" - NASPA Fall Symposium, La Quinta, CA (2010)
  • "The Impact of the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) on the Specialty Market" - Long Island University 30th Annual Schwartz Symposium, East Elmhurst, NY (2010)
  • "Anatomy of a Pharmacy Audit: A Practical Survival Guide For Long Term Care Pharmacies" - ASCP 2010 Mid-Year Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (2010)
  • "HIPAA and HITECH Acts and Application" - North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland (2010)
  • "The New Health Care Bill: What it Means to Pharmacists and Their Patients" - Live Pharmacy Webinar (2010)
  • "Legislative Update - Understanding The Environment For Pharmaceutical Anticounterfeiting" - CBI 3rd Annual Bio/Pharmaceutical Anticounterfeiting and ePedigree Summit, Philadelphia, PA (2010)
  • "An Update of Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Healthcare" - Moderator, American Bar Association Health Law Section 7th Annual Washington Healthcare Summit (2009)
  • "E-Prescribing: Moving Forward More Efficient Patient Care" - American Bar Association Health Law Section 6th Annual Washington Healthcare Summit (2008)
  • "Prescription Drug Pedigrees: An Overview of Federal and State Activity and Its Impact On The Drug Supply Chain" - AHLA Tele-Conference (2008)
  • "The Latest on the Landscape for Prescription Drug Pedigree: An Overview of Recent Federal and State Activity & The Impact on Pharmacies & Supply Chain" - National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2008 Pharmacy and Technology Conference (2008)