Jennifer Orr Mitchell is a Partner in the Litigation Department and a Member of the Health Care Practice Group. Jennifer handles complex health care and other litigation in state and federal courts, arbitrations and mediations, and administrative proceedings. She also provides health care compliance guidance. Jennifer's areas of practice include: health care fraud and abuse (federal and state anti-kickback, Stark, etc.); False Claims Act (FCA) litigation; Civil Monetary Penalties Law (CMPL); MMA (including the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Program); DRA; Sunshine Act; Medicare and Medicaid (including audits and administrative appeals); ERISA; federal and state privacy and confidentiality (including HIPAA, CAN-SPAM, COPPA, and other such laws); ADA; organ and tissue procurement; medical negligence; health care contracting; trade secrets; unfair competition; defamation; and other general business and commercial issues. Jennifer assists her clients with audits and investigations by state and federal authorities and counsels clients on risk management and litigation avoidance. She presents throughout the region on fraud and abuse, HIPAA, Sunshine Act, RAC audits, and other health care topics. She has served as an expert witness in cases involving claims of breach of privacy. She also represents physicians and other licensed medical professionals in administrative/licensure proceedings.