Jennifer Christianson focuses her practice on the health care industry. Her experience includes complex commercial litigation, regulatory compliance, and white collar criminal defense.
Ms. Christianson has worked with hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, other health care facilities and physician practices, dealing with regulatory and operational issues, civil litigation, and governmental and internal investigations.
With regard to regulatory and operational issues, Ms. Christianson has advised clients regarding issues such as the Stark Law, the federal anti-kickback Statute, The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA), the Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA), Florida specific laws and regulations, and self-reporting requirements. She also represents health care providers in relation to licensure, medical staff issues, physician discipline, disruptive behavior, impaired practitioner investigations, credentialing, peer review, risk management, and other medical review committee functions.
Ms. Christianson's practice also includes representing health care facilities and individuals accused of health care fraud and assisting and advising health care organizations on corporate governance and compliance matters.
In addition, Ms. Christianson's practice includes civil litigation. She has successfully represented hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, other health care facilities and physician practices in complex litigation matters, including business disputes, trade secrets and intellectual property matters, enforcement of non-compete provisions, employment matters and the defense of qui tam claims. Ms. Christianson has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels.