A former federal prosecutor and current chair of the firm’s Compliance & Government Investigations Practice Group, Lisa Rivera’s practice focuses on advising healthcare providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device companies and other clients on matters related to civil and criminal healthcare fraud and abuse, as well as government investigations and enforcement. Lisa has significant experience handling matters arising under the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark law, and various other federal and state healthcare statutes and regulations, and counsels clients on fraud and abuse matters, internal investigations and compliance issues.
For 10 years, Lisa served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee, where she served as Civil and Criminal Healthcare Fraud Coordinator and was responsible for the intake, review and coordination of all criminal and civil healthcare fraud investigations and claims.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Federal Bar Association — Criminal Law Section Board, Science & Technology Committee
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
The Best Lawyers in America© — Litigation – Health Care (2023)
BTI Client Service All-Stars (2020)
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) — Fellow (2019)
Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency — Award for Excellence
Excellence for Outstanding Partnership Award — Federal Executive Board (CMS Atlanta)
Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General Integrity Award in Healthcare Fraud
Atlanta Region Council of Inspectors General — Special Achievement Award