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We are an elite criminal defense law firm, that emphasizes providing the best service and professionalism to all clients. We service a curated clientele nationwide – that expect the best from their lawyer. We handle tough criminal defense and legal situations that require deep knowledge, experience, dedication, and excellence in order to win. We have over 50 years of combined experience, handling national and international cases.

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The Spodek Law Group is one of the most successful law firms in the USA. Our success comes from the fact we are attentive to details, and take a very pragmatic approach to each and every single case. Our clients turn to us for realistic advice – so they can make the appropriate decisions they need to make personally. Our goal is to make sure your case ends in a positive outcome, not only personally – but for your family as well.

 



DEA Audits and DEA Inspections Lawyers

The Drug Enforcement Agency is tasked with ensuring compliance of the Controlled Substances Act and a variety of other laws. Your pharmacy is subject to an audit or inspection at any time to ensure compliance. An audit or inspection can understandably be a stressful time for a pharmacist. Concerns about facing civil or criminal penalties related to errors, the possible revocation of your subscription and other matters are common. What should you know about DEA audits?

The DEA’s Primary Focus
The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic, so curbing the epidemic is a top priority of the DEA. As a result, the typical DEA pharmacy audit will involve close examination of related controlled substances. Some of these are hydrocodone, oxycodone, clonazepam, codeine, morphine, lorazepam and others. While these controlled substances will receive ample attention from the DEA, they are not the only focal point of a DEA audit. In fact, these are a few of the leading issues that are identified during a pharmacy audit.

1. Intentional or negligent non-compliance with Schedule II controlled substances like methadone, fentanyl, methamphetamine and others
2. Intentional or negligent non-compliance with Schedule III controlled substances like ketamine, Vicodin, anabolic steroids and others
3. Intentional or negligent non-compliance with Schedule IV controlled substances like triazolam, clonazepam, midazolam and others
4. Suspicious dispensing patterns related to statistics for new patients, patients with frequent refills, chronic pain patients, cash-paying patients and others.
5. Relationships with physicians who are suspected of violating regulations related to controlled substances.
6. The pharmacy’s business practices related to why patients fill their prescriptions there, how far they travel and who their referring physicians are
7. Poor compliance controls for drug ordering, packaging and transferring controlled substances, keeping records, preventing theft, dispensing and more

Best Practices During a DEA Pharmacy Audit
The Drug Enforcement Agency has extensive power and reach, and they have the right to audit any pharmacy at any time. Generally, these audits are routine, but the DEA will actively look for red flags that signal the need for a deeper investigation. One of the best steps that you can take to protect your business and yourself is to consult with an experienced legal team. Without representation, individuals may make innocent mistakes that can lead to large investigations and allegations that have far-reaching consequences. With this in mind, the best time to consult with a lawyer is as soon as an audit begins.

The Need for Representation for Routine Audits
If you believe that you have done nothing wrong, you may not see the reason for hiring an attorney. However, even something as simple as a clerical error or a misstatement from one of your staff members could trigger a much more in-depth investigation and the potential for serious allegations. A minor mistake could have significant consequences, and you want to have full legal representation before issues arise. In some situations, legal representation may actually help you to avoid significant issues from developing at all.

A Search Without a Warrant
While other law enforcement agencies are required to obtain a search warrant before proceeding with an investigation in your place of business, this is not the case with the DEA. The DEA is only required to obtain a search warrant if it is participating with other law enforcement agencies. For a general or routine audit, a warrant is not needed. However, this does not mean that the DEA will not find evidence of criminal activity. If a warrant is not obtained, the DEA will use a Form 82, which is a Notice of Inspection of Controlled Premises. Without a warrant, the DEA will need to obtain your informed consent. With this in mind, receipt of notification is the time to consult with an attorney.

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Whether you have received a Form 82 or a search warrant has been issued, the time to request legal counsel is now. Contact our law firm today to learn more about your rights and to obtain the representation that you need.


Charle Butler
Charle Butler
2021-03-12
I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
2021-03-05
My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
2021-03-03
Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
2021-03-02
Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
2021-02-26
I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
2021-02-24
Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
L.C.
L.C.
2021-02-24
I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
2021-02-23
I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!

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"Spodek Law Group have offered me excellent support and advice thru a very difficult time. I feel I've dealt with someone who truly cares and wants the best outcome for you and yours. I'm extremely grateful for all the help Spodek Law Group has offered me. I can't recommend them..."

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