Martin R. Dix

Martin R. Dix


Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2013

Tallahassee, Florida

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

FDA Law

Health Care Law

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Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law, Martin Dix focuses his practice primarily on pharmacy and drug distribution law. His clients encompass nearly all aspects of the legal drug delivery system, including pharmacies, pharmacists, and pharmacy benefit managers; drug wholesalers; drug and dietary supplement manufacturers; retail medical oxygen dealers; and compressed medical gases wholesalers. He has also represented a variety of other health care providers and entities, such as physician practices, health care clinics, clinical laboratories, mental health centers, home health agencies and hospitals.

Clients rely on Martin for counsel on pharmacy and healthcare-related licensing, regulatory, HIPAA, Medicaid and Medicare, contract and reimbursement issues.

With a comprehensive understanding of the state and federal regulatory agencies, Martin represents clients before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Florida Board of Pharmacy, Agency for Health Care Administration, Florida Department of Health, Department of Business and Professional Regulation Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics, Office for Civil Rights, Medicaid, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Agency for Persons with Disabilities, Florida Disabilities Council, Florida Attorney General’s Office, Division of Administrative Hearings, Florida Governor and Cabinet, and other state and federal agencies.

Martin is an active member of Akerman’s Cannabis Practice, which provides counsel to clients on the complex legal and business issues impacting companies with interests in the medical and adult-use cannabis industries. He has represented medical marijuana dispensiries and treatment providers on a myriad regulatory issues.

Location
  • 201 East Park Avenue, Suite 300
    Tallahassee, FL 32301
Education
  • Florida State University, J.D., graduated 1985
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
Affiliations
  • American Health Lawyer's Association - Member
  • American Society for Pharmacy Law - Member
  • Chinese Children Adoption International Florida Advisory Council - Past Vice President, 2004-2005
  • Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. - Past President, 2003-2005; Board Member, 1996-Present
  • Tallahassee Bar Association - Member
  • Tallahassee Families with Asian Children - Founding Board Member; Past President, 1999-2001
  • The Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education Committee - Past Section Representative, 1986-1988
  • The Florida Bar, Environmental and Land Use Section - Former Member; Health Law Section, Member

Akerman LLP
Tallahassee, Florida

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • FDA Law
  • Health Care Law
Awards:
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
  • The Florida Bar 1988, Recipient of the Judy Florence Memorial Outstanding Service Award
  • The Florida Bar 2005, Recipient of President's Pro Bono Service Award
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2008, Listed for Health Care Law
  • Chambers USA 2009-2012, Ranked in Florida for Healthcare
  • Super Lawyers Magazine 2009, 2014-2016, Listed in Florida for Healthcare and Administrative Law
  • Board Certified in Health Law, The Florida Bar Board of Specialization and Education

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