Jesse C. Dresser


Jesse C. Dresser, Esq. joined Frier Levitt in 2010 and has been with the firm since graduating magna cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law. Since that time, Jesse has developed a thorough knowledge of State laws as they pertain to pharmacy practices, insurance billing practices, and PBM regulation. In addition, Jesse routinely lectures to compounding, specialty and retail pharmacies regarding a variety of topics, including proper submission of claims to insurance companies, compliant pharmacy and compounding practices, and methods of growing a pharmacy business while avoiding scrutiny from both payors and regulators. Through his experience with the Pharmacy Law team, Jesse has developed an in-depth knowledge of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and its implementing regulations. Jesse has represented numerous clients in connection with audits, network admission efforts, and network terminations. Jesse regularly communicates on behalf of pharmacies with management and general counsel for numerous pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and insurance companies.

In addition to his work with pharmacy clients, Jesse also represents a variety of other entities including other healthcare providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, healthcare technology companies, and wholesalers. Through this work, Jesse has focused on the intersection between the law and economic considerations, including drug pricing, marketing techniques, and benefits management.

Jesse is a Partner in the Pharmacy Law Group with a focus on payor issues and litigation.

Seton Hall University School of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude

University of Connecticut, magna cum laude

  • State of New Jersey 
  • U.S. District Court, New Jersey

“The Pill Pack-Amazon Deal and the Importance of Developing a Strategic Plan for Growth and Compliance,” The Voice of Independent Pharmacy Magazine, Summer 2018

“3 Takeaways From FDA’s Drug Compounding Guidances,” Law360, April 16, 2016

Legal and Regulatory Issues in Veterinary Compounding: Where Does Your Pharmacy Fit?” at the February 25, 2016 IACP/ACA/ACVP Educational Conference, San Diego, CA

Understanding the Contours of Veterinary Compounding Regulations,” ACVP Webinar, September 9, 2015

503A or 503B: Where Do You Fit In?” ACA Webinar, July 30, 2015

If It Sounds Too Good to Be True: How to Navigate Business Opportunities While Protecting Your Pharmacy” at the February 26, 2015 IACP/ACA/ACVP Educational Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Payor and Government Trends: An Update to Stay Ahead of the Curve” at the February 26, 2015 IACP/ACA/ACVP Educational Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL

In 2013 and 2014, Jesse gave several lectures regarding various legal, regulatory, and contractual issues relating to pharmacies at Freedom Pharmaceuticals, Tulsa, OK

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