• Biography

    Jennifer has delivered practical legal and business advice to healthcare clients in a variety of regulatory and business transactional matters, such as structuring and negotiating acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, strategic business partnerships, and contractual relationships involving healthcare entities; drafting and negotiating agreements, such as management services agreements, physician employment and professional services agreements, medical director agreements, co-management agreements, clinical research related agreements, and others; development, formation, and operation of IPAs, CINs, and ACOs; formation, certification, and operation of non-profit health organizations (formerly known as a 5.01(a)'s); conducting fraud and abuse and other compliance reviews and assessments; and providing operational counsel and advice in areas such anti-kickback and Stark Law compliance, fee splitting, beneficiary inducement laws, antitrust laws, corporate practice of medicine, licensure and change of ownership, Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations, HIPAA/HITECH, and data privacy and security.

    Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Jennifer managed the implementation of electronic medical record software for hospitals and outpatient clinics, including a large health system with more than 20 specialties. She worked closely with providers and staff to ensure the software supported their workflows and documentation needs.

    Jennifer is a member of the Dallas Bar Association Health Law Section, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the ABA Health Law Section.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, valedictorian; summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; SMU Law Review Association, Journal of Air Law & Commerce, Associate Managing Editor
    • B.A., Duke University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
      • Legal Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Texas, July 2011-August 2011
      • Legal Extern, The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, January 2012-April 2012
  • Admissions

    • Texas