Sara Morgan works closely with a variety of companies, including hospitals and healthcare providers, on a wide range of litigation matters related to healthcare fraud and abuse, managed care disputes and general business litigation matters. In the healthcare industry, Sara concentrates on representing hospitals, air ambulance services, skilled nursing facilities, and senior living facilities.
More specifically, Sara’s practice involves:
Sara is actively involved in the firm’s pro bono initiatives, devoting her time to assisting with landlord-tenant disputes. She is an active member of the Military Spouse JD Network (MSJDN), where she is involved in advocating for licensing accommodations for military spouses in the legal profession. Sara earned her law degree from Vanderbilt Law School and received a B.A. in public relations and rhetorical advocacy from Purdue University.
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Nashville Bar Association (NBA)
Tennessee Bar Association (TBA)
Military Spouse J.D. Network – Treasurer-Elect (2019-2020)
Lead counsel representing emergency department provider and other defendants in qui tam lawsuit alleging violation of licensure laws caused submission of false claims. District court dismissed allegations against the emergency department provider on grounds that alleged regulatory violation did not satisfy standard for FCA materiality set forth in Supreme Court’s Escobar decision. U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Boyko, 2019 WL 2423283 (S.D. W. Va. Jun. 6, 2019).
Lead counsel representing cardiology practice in FCA retaliation lawsuit alleging cardiologist was terminated after raising concerns that his recruiting agreement violated Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law. District court dismissed the lawsuit and dismissal was affirmed by the Sixth Circuit. Fakorede v. Mid-South Heart Center, P.C., 2017 WL 4217230 (6th Cir. Sep 22, 2017)
Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law – Articles Editor