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Christopher E. Gottfried focuses his practice on health care, as well as administrative and regulatory matters. Christopher represents clients such as executives at large physician practice groups and hospital chains, compounding pharmacies, managed care organizations, ambulatory surgical centers, and home health agencies. He has experience working with numerous federal and state governmental agencies, and handles matters concerning the federal and Florida Anti-Kickback Statutes, the federal Stark Law, the federal and Florida False Claims Act, the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act, Florida’s Patient Brokering Act, and various hospital and physician billing laws and regulations.

Christopher’s experience includes working with health care organizations to navigate the various clinical trial regulations from product inception through post-product marketing. Christopher has assisted various pharmaceutical, medical device, dietary supplements, and cosmetic manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in their clinical trial and regulatory matters.

Christopher handles various regulatory matters for a wide range of health care entities. From data privacy and HIPAA to fraud and abuse, Christopher has assisted organizations of various sizes through complex health care regulatory schemes.



  • Obtained Florida approval for use of a novel venipuncture device.°
  • Represented a South Florida university in health care compliance matters.°
  • Appealed reduction to disproportionate share hospital funding on behalf of a large public hospital.°
  • Handled federal investigations involving compounding pharmacies, large physician groups, and skilled nursing facilities.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Gottfried prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, P.A.


  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2012
    • Member, Law Journal
  • B.S., Cell and Developmental Biology, Purdue University, 2008
  • Florida