Scherb Law Firm PLLC | Healthcare Regulatory Law Firm | Esther Scherb
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Esther  Scherb


  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1987
  • Tufts University, D.M.D., 1978
  • CUNY Brooklyn College, B.S., 1975


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Esther Scherb
Managing Member
Tel: 202-285-9449
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Esther Scherb's practice focuses on healthcare and regulatory matters, with an emphasis on Medicare, Medicaid and other government programs administered by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She regularly counsels clients on the myriad complex and dynamic reimbursement and compliance issues facing today’s healthcare and life sciences industries.

Dr. Scherb assists providers, medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers, private equity firms, investment bankers and other industry groups in various matters, including:
  • Development and implementation of comprehensive reimbursement strategies for new and existing technologies
  • Reimbursement and compliance counseling
  • Advocacy with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare Administrative Contractors and third-party payors on coverage, coding, payment, enrollment and certification policies
  • Representation in administrative and federal court litigation stemming from government audits and payment disputes
  • Analysis and interpretation of regulatory risks and implications for investments, corporate mergers, acquisitions and affiliations
  • Advice regarding compliance with government drug pricing programs, including pricing methodologies and reporting
Dr. Scherb has authored numerous articles and client alerts and has been a featured speaker on reimbursement and regulatory developments for the Practicing Law Institute, the American Bar Association, AdvaMed, BIO, American Conference Institute and the Drug Information Association.


  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section, Payment and Reimbursement Interest Group, Member and former Vice-Chair
  • Dental Assisting National Board, former Chair of the Board of Directors
  • District of Columbia Bar, Member (since 1998)
  • Virginia State Bar, Member (since 1987)
  • Scherb Family Foundation, Founder and President


  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the General Counsel, Litigation and Federal Programs Attorney
    • Health Care Financing Division (now CMS Division) (Baltimore, Maryland)
    • Civil Rights Division (Washington D.C.)
    •  Regional Office, Region II (New York City)
  • National Institutes of Health, Office of Technology Development of the National Cancer Institute, Special Assistant
  • U.S. Navy Dental Corps, Dental Officer (Active Duty and Reserves)
  • Certified Group Fitness and Yoga Instructor