Caroline Reignley - McDermott Will & Emery


Caroline Reignley provides strategic legal, regulatory and compliance counsel to for-profit and nonprofit hospitals, health systems, other healthcare providers, life sciences and technology companies.

Fraud and Abuse

Caroline counsels clients on interpretation and risk mitigation under the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and EKRA. She also advises on internal and government investigations related to the False Claims Act, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statue. Her extensive experience navigating civil and criminal investigations within the healthcare space informs her strategic approach to risk management in transactions and the development of robust compliance programs.

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  • Successfully defended multiple health systems in government investigations and related False Claims Act cases.
  • Represented health systems, hospitals and physician practices that submitted Stark Law self-disclosures.
  • Reviewed compensation arrangements between a large hospital and its independent and employed physicians to ascertain whether historical compensation methodologies or actual compensation were likely to cause legal risk under applicable law.

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  • Legal 500 US, Recommended, 2024
  • The Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch, Health Care Law, 2021 – 2023


Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 2015
Clemson University, BS, magna cum laude, 2011

District of Columbia