William J. Stilling

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William J.Stilling

Bill Stilling chairs Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Health and Life Sciences practice group and is a member of the Litigation practice group. His practice emphasizes drug and medical device law, dietary supplements and nutraceuticals, health care and life science regulatory issues, professional licensing, privacy law, health care fraud and abuse (antikickback & Stark laws), telemedicine, intellectual property, and commercial litigation. Mr. Stilling also assists clients with legislative issues related to health care. He practiced pharmacy before becoming an attorney. For more than 20 years, he has been an associate professor (clinical) in the Department of Pharmacotherapy at the College of Pharmacy, University of Utah where he teaches courses in drug law and policy and health care ethics.

Mr. Stilling serves a wide range of clients that include nutraceutical and dietary supplement companies; managed care organizations; medical research companies; individual health care practitioners; pharmacies, including compounding pharmacies, independent pharmacies, and chain pharmacies; drug treatment facilities; and pharmaceutical companies. He continues to speak nationally and locally on health care topics such as privacy, pharmacy, drug liability and prevention, and compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Bill is the immediate past-president of the American Society for Pharmacy Law (“ASPL”). He has been chair of the Education and Scholarship Committee of ASPL and continues to serve on its board of directors. He also serves on the board of directors for Odyssey House of Utah, a non-profit substance abuse treatment organization, has served on the board of directors of Salt Lake Donated Dental Services and as its chair, and was chair of the Utah State Bar Legal Medical Committee.


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University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (1992)

Note and Comment Editor, Journal of Contemporary Law

University of Utah, College of Pharmacy (M.S., 1989)

University of Utah, College of Pharmacy, (B.S. 1983)



American Bar Association
Health Law Section Member
(1992 - Present)

Utah State Bar
(1992 - Present)
Legal-Health Care Committee Chair
(1994 - 1997)
Vice Chair Health Law Section
Convention Planning Committee Member

Salt Lake County Bar Association
(1992 - Present)

Nevada State Bar
(2006 - Present)
Health and Insurance Law Section

Washoe County Bar Association
(2006 - Present)

American Health Lawyers Association
(2000 - Present)

American Society of Pharmacy Law
Scholarship and Education Committee Member
(1989 - Present)

Utah Pharmacists Association
(1983 - Present)

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
(2005 - Present)

American Pharmacists Association
(1985 - Present)

University of Utah Department of Pharmacotherapeutics
Adjunct Associate Professor

International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists


Odyssey House
Board of Directors
(2009 - Present)

Salt Lake Donated Dental Services
Board of Directors and Chair
(1995 - 2001)

United Way
Review Panel Member
(1996 - 1998)


U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law