Elaine C. Naughton
Elaine Naughton provides healthcare regulatory counsel as it relates to compliance, operational and transactional matters. She works with a wide range of clients in the healthcare and life science industries, including physician practices, hospitals, clinical laboratories, pharmacies, biotechnology companies and private equity firms, among others. Relying on her strong foundational knowledge of the regulatory landscape, her practice involves:
- Compliance, Regulatory and Operational Matters – Counseling healthcare providers and suppliers on federal and state regulatory requirements affecting day-to-day operations, including contract drafting and negotiations; licensure, certification and reimbursement; clinical trials and human subjects research; and compliance inquiries related to fraud and abuse concerns.
- Mergers, Acquisitions and Dispositions – Assisting with the buying and selling of healthcare providers and suppliers; structuring transactions; navigating complex licensure issues; conducting due diligence analyses; and facilitating self-disclosures.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Elaine served as a law clerk to the Honorable David J. Hale of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. Elaine earned her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and a B.A. in history from the University of Chicago.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Media Mentions & Firm News
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2023)
Kentucky Law Journal — Production Editor
CALI Awards — Healthcare Organizations & Finance; Federal Criminal Law; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure; Conflict of Laws; Products Liability; and Torts