Nicholas J. Diamond, Esq., Partner, Jackson Walker
Nicholas “Nick” Diamond is a regulatory lawyer with extensive, international experience counseling clients across the health sector, including life sciences companies, medical device companies, technology companies, retail pharmacies, medical distributors, industry trade organizations, and nonprofits. He maintains a global practice focused on regulatory, public policy, and ethics issues impacting the U.S., the Asia-Pacific region (APAC), Latin America, the European Union (EU), and the Middle East.
Nick provides strategic counsel to life sciences companies throughout the product life cycle in the U.S. and internationally. He has experience in regulatory compliance, market access, and reimbursement matters across therapeutic areas and in public and private healthcare payment systems. He has supported clients in navigating pre-approval regulatory activities, preparing for and executing product launches in multiple markets, and counseling cross-functional teams on regulatory issues impacting access post-launch. Clients particularly seek his guidance on novel issues for pipeline products and value his long-term strategic approach to market shaping.
Nick is internationally recognized for his experience in vaccine law and public policy. He has extensive experience counseling vaccine manufacturers in the U.S., APAC, Latin America, and the EU on regulatory, public policy, government procurement and financing, liability and compensation, intellectual property, and international trade matters. He has counseled several vaccine manufacturers on highly significant product launches in recent years. He has also counseled other entities, such as healthcare payers and providers, including retail pharmacies, on vaccine-related matters involving coverage and reimbursement, contracting, scope of practice, liability, and public health emergency measures.
Nick has also served as an adjunct professor of law at both the Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Houston Law Center, and as an associate scholar in the Center for Global Health at the University of Pennsylvania. He has previously taught at The George Washington University and Drexel University, as well as served as an adjunct fellow in the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Public Health Initiatives. He currently holds related affiliations as a member of the Executive Committee of the Framework Convention on Global Health Alliance (a Geneva-based NGO), an assistant editor of Wolters Kluwer’s Kluwer Arbitration Blog, and a contributor to Oxford University Press’ Investment Claims.