Gregory Y. Harris

Partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Greg Harris practices administrative law, healthcare law, procurement law, and government relations. He frequently writes and presents on these and related issues to legal, government, and trade groups in Arizona.

Greg helps clients with a wide variety of state and federal administrative and regulatory law issues. He regularly advises clients on licensing, compliance and enforcement issues that impact their businesses. He works with clients to develop and implement strategies to satisfy or achieve their goals, including how laws or rules apply to their business or operations.

Greg has represented clients before Arizona state agencies such as the Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Boards, the Dental Board, the Nursing Board, the Chiropractic Board, the Behavioral Health Board, the Optometry Board, the Dispensing Optician Board, the Board of Technical Registration, the Department of Liquor Licenses and Control, the Registrar of Contractors, the Securities Division of the Arizona Corporation Commission, the Department of Financial Institutions, and the Department of Real Estate.

Greg represents clients in procurement matters under state and local government procurement laws. For companies whose winning bids are challenged by competing bidders, he helps defend and protect the contract award. For companies who have lost bids, he helps identify and file challenges against the award and defend his client’s interests in accompanying hearings.

Greg's insurance clients benefit greatly from his previous experience gained while representing the Arizona Department of Insurance as its lawyer and then when working for the agency, first as the Chief Administrative Law Judge and later as the agency’s Executive Assistant Director.

Greg represents insurance companies of all kinds before the Department of Insurance. He helps these clients navigate issues including filings, approvals, compliance, and joint ventures. He also advises clients on strategies to comply with or strategies to amend existing laws or rules to permit practices proposed by a client.

Examples of his work include guiding a client through the approval process so that they could form a joint venture. He also has advised clients on regulatory and policy issues associated with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the development of a Health Insurance Exchange under the ACA.


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