Recently, Nicole helped a national healthcare provider settle a False Claims Act qui tam action involving alleged violations of the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute related to medical office building leasing in several states. Similarly, Nicole has defended a pathology laboratory and a nursing home in separate qui tam actions in the Northern District of Texas against allegations of improper billing. Nicole also routinely assists her clients in responding to Civil Investigative Demands under the False Claims Act and other administrative subpoenas.
In addition, Nicole has assisted clients with self-disclosures to enforcement agencies and has also helped clients negotiate settlements with various United States Attorneyâ€™s Offices and the Office of Inspector General.
When not working on behalf of her clients, Nicole participates in the American Health Lawyers Association, the DFW Chapter of Women in White Collar Defense, and the Dallas Bar Association.
EducationJ.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2010, cum laude; Articles Editor, SMU Law Review Association; Dedman Ethics Scholarship Recipient
B.S., Political Science, Texas Christian University, 2007, summa cum laude
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