Alissa possesses first-hand knowledge of the healthcare industry as an attorney and registered nurse. Her legal practice and medical background enable her to advise and represent national, regional and local healthcare providers on a broad and diverse spectrum of legal issues.
She has represented healthcare providers in health law and healthcare litigation throughout the duration of her career. She regularly represents hospitals, long term care facilities, home health agencies, pharmacies, and professionals in healthcare litigation, regulatory and compliance issues, licensing, governance, business practice, operational and risk management, credentialing, medical staff and health information technology. Alissa assists with facility and professional licensing, Certificate of Need, fraud and abuse, certification, reimbursement, scope of practice and patient privacy. Her healthcare litigation experience includes the defense of hospitals, physicians, long term care facilities, and pharmacists against professional malpractice claims.
In addition to Alissa’s healthcare practice, she regularly counsels and represents public and private employers and state higher education institutions on a variety of operational issues including employment contracts, policies, handbooks, terminations, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, employee discipline, retaliation, harassment, and work place investigations. She represents employers in all aspects of litigation, including discrimination and retaliation in violation of Title VII, ADEA, FMLA, ADA and state employment laws.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Alissa D. Fleming