Health care organizations value the enthusiasm and creative thinking of compliance and white collar investigations attorney Allison Ness. She advises clients on a full range of health care-related civil, criminal, administrative, and regulatory matters.

Clients rely on Allison for guidance on an array of health care compliance issues, including fraud and abuse laws, such as the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, and the False Claims Act; federal and state self-disclosures; and Medicare and Medicaid billing and regulatory issues. She also designs and implements client-specific compliance programs.

In addition, health care clients count on Allison to help defend them in audits and investigations by state and federal government agencies and third-party payors.

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Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Allison was an attorney in the Compliance and White Collar Defense Practice Group at an East Coast law firm. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Attorney General and Charles F. C. Ruff Fellow in the Domestic Violence Section of the Office of the D.C. Attorney General, where she represented Adult Protective Services to secure guardians and conservators for incapacitated adults.

While attending law school, Allison served as a legal intern at several federal agencies, including the Civil Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice; the Children, Families, and Aging Division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of General Counsel; the Public Health Division of the HHS Office of General Counsel; and the Marketplace Appeals Group of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. She also participated in The George Washington University Law School’s Health Rights Law Clinic.

Before embarking on a legal career, Allison served as a Staff Assistant to U.S. Senator Kent Conrad of North Dakota.

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Focus Areas




  • The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2017)
    • Presidential Volunteer Service Award
    • Health Rights Law Clinic
  • North Dakota State University (B.S., cum laude, 2009)

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association


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