Emily E. Fountain


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Emily Fountain counsels companies on healthcare fraud and abuse matters related to alleged violations under the False Claims Act (FCA), Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), the Stark Law, and other state and federal statutes. In addition, she advises clients in response to federal and state government actions and investigations.  She also maintains an active pro bono practice advising clients on civil and criminal litigation disputes.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Emily was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP in the New York office. Emily received her law degree from New York University School of Law. She earned a master of arts in teaching from Marian University and published her master’s thesis, “Restorative Justice and Group Identification: How Restorative Justice Programs Affect In-Group Perspectives” that examined the use and application of restorative justice principles in secondary institutions as an alternative to retributive disciplinary measures. She received a B.A. in political science and journalism from the University of Georgia.


American Health Law Association (AHLA)

New York Women’s Bar Association

New York Bar Association

TFA Alumni

UGA Honors Mentor

The Georgia Way — UGA Alumni Athletics Association