Kristina Giyaur, Esq.


Attorneys at MDRXLaw – Sauchik & Giyaur, P.C. are committed to safeguarding the professional standing of pharmacists and pharmacy establishments. Our dedicated legal team focuses on representing pharmacy owners, pharmacists, and pharmacies before disciplinary bodies and providing professional license defense. Comprehensive legal support, guidance, and representation are offered to individuals and entities facing regulatory challenges that may result in consequences ranging from reprimands to license revocations.

Navigating the complex landscape of healthcare regulations, particularly in the pharmaceutical sector, requires a nuanced understanding of both legal intricacies and the unique challenges pharmacists encounter. Based on the firm’s solid foundation and wealth of knowledge of the pharmacy industry, and years of successfully defending professionals before disciplinary bodies, they work with clients in situations involving allegations of professional misconduct, ethical violations, or other issues that may threaten professional licenses.

Our experienced team of attorneys combines legal expertise with a deep understanding of the pharmacy industry and its regulatory framework. We are committed to guiding pharmacists through the disciplinary agencies’ investigative processes, ensuring a robust defense strategy tailored to the specific circumstances of each case.

Key aspects of their legal practice include:

  • Disciplinary Agencies Investigations: Our attorneys proactively engage with investigations, offering strategic counsel to pharmacists and pharmacy owners from the initial inquiry through resolution. The goal is to protect clients’ rights, reputation, and professional standing.

  • License Defense: In the face of license challenges, the team works tirelessly to mount a strong defense. They understand the gravity of potential license sanctions and take every measure to protect the ability of pharmacists to practice.

  • Regulatory Compliance: Staying ahead of regulatory changes is crucial for pharmacists and pharmacy owners. The firm provides proactive guidance on regulatory compliance, helping clients navigate the evolving legal landscape and avoid potential pitfalls that could lead to disciplinary actions.

  • Professional Ethics: Upholding the highest standards of professional ethics is paramount in the pharmacy profession. The firm assists pharmacists in addressing ethical concerns, ensuring compliance with codes of conduct, drafting and implementing corrective action plans, compliance policies, and safeguarding professional integrity.

  • Appeals and Hearings: In the event of adverse decisions, the firm is prepared to advocate in appeals and hearings, presenting compelling arguments to support cases and seek favorable outcomes.

The attorneys recognize the vital role pharmacists play in healthcare and are dedicated to protecting professional interests. Trust them to provide personalized and steadfast legal representation, allowing clients to focus on what matters most – their patients and their practice.

  • Analyzing facts and circumstances that have resulted in a professional investigation to determine the best course of action for pharmacists and pharmacies 
  • Engaging with investigators and prosecutorial agencies to address issues in preliminary stages and throughout the entire investigatory and prosecutorial process
  • Negotiate settlements and deferred prosecution agreements
  • Represent clients before disciplinary bodies
  • Appeal unfavorable decisions and counsel clients on collateral consequences of disciplinary actions