Providing Practical Compliance



Whitelaw Compliance Group focuses on emerging healthcare companies.  We believe that from humble acorns mighty oaks will grow.  We also know that every company needs access to high quality, practical compliance that fits the company's needs and grows as the company grows.  Doing this requires deep expertise and innovative thinking. 

From Deeply Rooted Expertise and Experience



Our expertise is deep and our experience broad.  With over 25 years working in and with healhcare companies, and having designed, built and run 4 different compliance programs from a "blank sheet of paper", we know from experience what works.  We also know how to fit the pieces together to get things done as quickly and efficiently as possible to minimize disruption and costs.  This gives us the ability to create innovative, effective compliance.

To Make A Difference for Our Clients


We offer a range of services tailored specifically to each client's individual needs including:

Compliance vision and risk strategy for the present and future
Program health-checks and CIA readiness assessments
Board of Director expert services, training, and support
Interim department staffing
Policy and SOP development
Process development and execution
HelpLine creation and management
Investigation process development and execution
Staff training and knowledge enhancement
Regulatory response and remediation

The Acorn & The Oak


Many clients have asked me about the acorn and oak that are part of the Whitelaw Compliance Group logo.  When I was forming the firm, my wife asked me to describe what we did and the types of clients we wanted to serve.  

After patiently listening to one of my long-winded explanations, she, as usual, cut right to the heart of the matter. Knowing that I wanted to work with smaller clients that had innovative products and were on their way to being the next generation of industry leaders, she, being a passionate and skilled gardener, immediately responded, “Oh so from humble acorns, mighty oaks are born.”  With that, the acorn and the oak became the logo of the Whitelaw Compliance Group.  

So if you are looking for a partner to grow with you and your company, drop me a line or give us a call to discuss how we might help you with your compliance challenges. 

 - Dr. Seth B. Whitelaw, President & CEO

Articles, Papers & Presentations

LAW REVIEW ARTICLE: Whitelaw, Seth; Fiorentino, Nicodemo; and O'Leary, Jennifer (2018) "Drug Pricing—The Next Compliance Waterloo," Mitchell Hamline Law Review: Vol. 44 : Iss. 4 , Article 2. 
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PRESENTATION:  Industry at a Crossroads: Legal and Ethical Considerations of Selling Pharmaceuticals in 2016 given at Mitchell Hamline's Health Law Institute

New Approaches:  Focused Monitoring for Smaller Companies

WEBINAR:  Transforming Medical Affairs with fact-based solutions and improved compliance

MAKING THE CASE: The Imperative for Life Sciences Companies to Integrate Corporate Compliance and Quality Compliance