Emily Ann Farmer


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Emily Farmer represents companies and individuals with government-facing civil investigations, independent investigations, and civil litigation brought under various federal and state regulations. She has a particular focus on counseling healthcare companies on healthcare fraud and abuse matters related to alleged violations under the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, and other state and federal laws.

Emily’s practice includes:

  • Compliance & Government Investigations – Advising companies and individuals in connection with government and internal investigations involving various criminal and civil regulations.
  • Healthcare Fraud & Abuse – Representing clients in response to governmental inquiries concerning matters of alleged healthcare fraud and abuse conducted by the Department of Justice, United States Attorneys’ Offices, and the Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution – Counseling public and private companies in a wide range of complex business disputes including breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and other business-related disputes.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Emily was a senior associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, where she focused on government actions, investigations, and other litigation. Emily served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul W. Grimm and the Honorable Roger W. Titus of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. During law school, she was an intern for the Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.