Jay Warmuth '00

Jay Warmuth ’00

Partner, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


  • Carleton College, B.A.
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.

Jay Warmuth focuses his practice on helping clients solve complex legal, regulatory, and policy issues in the managed care and prescription drug supply chain industries. He is a Partner in the Insurance practice group at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, chairs the group’s Managed Care & Health Insurance Team, and also is a co-leader of the firm’s PBM and Pharmacy Services segment. His experience includes advising clients on regulatory and transactional matters in the pharmacy benefit management and pharmacy services industries, state and federal health insurance regulatory and policy matters, and health insurance and managed care industry mergers and acquisitions.

Before joining Faegre Drinker, Warmuth was an executive at UnitedHealth Group, holding a variety of positions over his tenure, including General Counsel of OptumRx, the organization’s PBM and pharmacy services business, and General Counsel of UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, the company’s commercial insurance business. As in-house counsel at the nation’s largest health care services and health insurance company, Warmuth advised senior business leaders across a wide variety of legal, regulatory and strategic business matters in the pharmacy benefit management, health insurance, and health care services industries.