As a Board-Certified Health Law specialist, Scott represents hospitals and health systems, single- and multi-specialty physician practices, pharmacies and other health care providers in federal and state health law regulatory, operational, transactional and litigation matters.  Scott also represents clients in certain complex commercial litigation matters.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1994
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Louisiana: Eastern, Middle, Western
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • The Life of a Single Mom Ministries
    • Board Member, 2019-Present
  • Gaitway Therapeutic Horsemanship
    • Board Member, 2013-2017 (Board President, 2014-2017)

Distinctions

  • Board Certified in Health Law, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV® – Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Education & Honors

  • University of Notre Dame, J.D., cum laude, 1994
  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., Accounting, 1991
  • Clerkship, ​Honorable John M. Shaw, then-Chief Judge, ​United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana, 1994-1995

Experience

  • Extensive experience representing hospitals and health systems, single- and multi-specialty physician practices, pharmacies and other health care providers in regulatory, operational and transactional matters.
  • Advises health care providers on compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws, including laws concerning physician self-referral (Stark Law), anti-kickback matters, false claims act matter, self-disclosure and reporting, fee-splitting issues, and licensure issues.
  • Advises health care providers on HIPAA privacy, security and breach matters.
  • Represents health care providers in litigation and civil governmental investigation matters.
  • Represents various business clients in contract and business tort litigation matters. 

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Panelist, “Physician Non-Compete Clauses and Other Restrictive Covenants,” Louisiana State Medical Society House of Delegates, January 24, 2020.
  • ​Presenter, “Get What you Want (Or At Least What You Need): Negotiating Physician Employment Agreements,” Ochsner Medical Center, October 28, 2019, March 3, 2018, November 6, 2017, November 28, 2016.
  • ​Presenter, “Get What you Want (Or At Least What You Need): Negotiating Physician Employment Agreements,” Louisiana State Medical Society House of Delegates, 2016.
  • ​Presenter, “Overview of Stark Law,” Ochsner Medical Center, October 24, 2016.
  • ​Author, “Due Process Rights for Physicians: New Restrictions and Requirements Relation to Investigations of Physicians by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners,” Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society, May 2019, Vol. 171, No. 1.
  • ​Author, “Physicians Guide to the False Claims Act – Part II,” Louisiana State Medical Society Newsletter, December 15, 2017.
  • ​Author, “Physicians Guide to the False Claims Act – Part I,” Louisiana State Medical Society Newsletter, June 15, 2017.
  • Author, “Physicians Guide to the Anti-Kickback Statute – Part II,” Louisiana State Medical Society Newsletter, January 16, 2017.
  • Author, “Physicians Guide to the Anti-Kickback Statute – Part I,” Louisiana State Medical Society Newsletter, October 31, 2016.
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