Biography

MATTHEW P. SPRANKLE* is a Law Clerk – Admission Pending – in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the Washington, DC, office of Epstein Becker Green. He will be focusing his practice on fraud and abuse, health care compliance, mergers and acquisitions, food and drug law, and telehealth and telemedicine issues. 

Mr. Sprankle received his Juris Doctor, with a Health Law Certificate, from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Maryland Law Review and President of the Student Health Law Organization. He also served as a student attorney at the law school’s Public Health Law Clinic and created a 50-state survey on lead reporting legislation. Mr. Sprankle is a recipient of a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in the Business Aspects of Health Care Law.

While attending law school, Mr. Sprankle served as a Contract Paralegal at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Maryland; as a Law Clerk at the Office of the Maryland Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division, where he analyzed a skilled nursing facility’s liability under the federal False Claims Act; and as a Legal Intern in the Risk Management and Patient Care Section of a teaching hospital’s Legal Department, responsible for researching FDA regulations and guidance on probiotics and analyzing telemedicine laws.

Mr. Sprankle graduated, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Delaware and then received a Master of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University.

From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Sprankle was a Teach For America corps member and a seventh- and eighth-grade math teacher in Baltimore City. In this capacity, he worked to provide educational equality in underprivileged communities.

*Application pending in Maryland.

Education
  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D., 2018)
    • Health Law Certificate
    • Associate Editor, Maryland Law Review
  • Johns Hopkins University (M.S., 2015)
  • University of Delaware, Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics (B.S., cum laude, 2013)