Foley Attorney Named Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyer

01 October 2007 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Lena Robins Recognized By Nightingale’s Healthcare News.

Foley announced today that Lena Robins was named one of Nightingale’s Healthcare News Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyers of 2007. Robins was among 12 winners named to this year’s list, which was published in the September issue of Nightingale’s, a monthly newsletter for professionals serving the health care industry.

Robins is senior counsel in Foley’s Health Care and Life Sciences Industry Teams in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She focuses on regulatory matters arising under Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party payment programs.

Robins advises health care providers, including hospitals and health systems, home health agencies, medical transportation providers, and pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, on a range of reimbursement matters relating to coverage and payment. She also regularly counsels providers on federal and state fraud issues, including false claims, anti-kickback, false billings, and self-referral matters. In addition, she represents clients in legislative and regulatory matters before Congress and federal agencies.

Robins is currently Vice Chair of the American Health Lawyers Association Part D Task Force and is the past Chair of the District of Columbia Bar Health Law Steering Committee.

Robins previously served as an attorney with the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Foley’s Health Care Industry Team provides insight and experience in seeking solutions to the business challenges of the health care industry, including the application of the rules with respect to fraud and abuse to health care entity operations and the challenges of transactions in a highly regulated health care environment. Foley’s Health Care Industry Team has been consistently recognized as a leader in providing comprehensive services to the health care industry — in fact, Foley consistently has been ranked as one of the top health care law firms nationally and regionally by Chambers USA — and is one of the largest health care law practices in the country.

Foley & Lardner LLP provides the full range of corporate legal counsel. Our attorneys understand today’s most complex business issues, including corporate governance, securities enforcement, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property counseling and litigation, outsourcing and information technology, labor and employment, and tax. The firm offers total solutions in the automotive, emerging technologies, energy, entertainment and media, financial services, food, golf and resort services, insurance, health care, life sciences, nanotechnology, and sports industries.

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