Biography

LESLEY R. YEUNG is an Associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice in the firm's Washington, DC, office.

Ms. Yeung:

  • Advises health care providers and health-related companies, financial institutions and investors of industry trends and policy developments
  • Advises hospitals, health systems and other health-related companies on legal and regulatory matters arising under Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party reimbursement programs
  • Advises clients regarding federal and state health care regulatory issues, including licensing and reimbursement matters associated with change of ownership
  • Assists health care providers with government investigations relating to health care fraud and abuse arising under anti-kickback laws, the Stark Law and the False Claims Act

Ms. Yeung recently served as a law clerk at a large nonprofit membership organization, where she supported litigation efforts related to the provision of long-term care services under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Yeung was a health insurance specialist at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. She also previously worked as a program analyst at the Department of Health and Human Services and as a presidential management fellow at the National Institutes of Health.

Education

  • George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2009)
  • New York University (M.P.A., 2002)
    • Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
  • Boston University (B.A., 2000)
    • magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association