Jennifer Ligon is an associate in Williams Mullen’s Health Care Section. She focuses her practice on transactional and regulatory matters, including state licensure compliance, Certificate of Public Need (COPN) matters, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance, and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement matters, for hospitals, long-term care providers and physician groups.

Jennifer Ligon is an associate in Williams Mullen’s Health Care Section. She focuses her practice on transactional and regulatory matters, including state licensure compliance, Certificate of Public Need (COPN) matters, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance, and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement matters, for hospitals, long-term care providers and physician groups.

Jennifer is licensed to practice law in Virginia and New York. She has been named a "Rising Star" by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine (2016-present), and she has been named among Virginia's "Legal Elite" by Virginia Business magazine (2016-present). She is a member of the Virginia Bar Association, the Richmond Bar Association and the Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association. She serves as the secretary-treasurer of the Young Lawyers Division of the Virginia Bar Association (VBA), and she is the Young Lawyers Division's representative to the Health Law Section of the VBA. Jennifer also is a development editor of the Young Lawyers Division’s publication, Opening Statement, and she serves as a mentor to law students at the University of Richmond School of Law.

Jennifer joined Williams Mullen in 2016 after practicing law for more than three years at another health care law firm in Richmond. Prior to that, she worked for two years in the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits group at a law firm in New York City. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was on the Editorial Board of the Virginia Law Review. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Syracuse University.

  • Represented an independent physician group practice in an application to obtain a Certificate of Public Need (COPN) to establish a specialized diagnostic imaging center.
     
  • Counseled a medical patient transportation services provider in the preparation and submission of a bid to provide emergent and non-emergent transportation services to a health care system.
     
  • Assisted a hospital in an investigation by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) relating to Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) compliance.
     
  • Advised a managed health care plan on Virginia regulatory requirements for network provider agreements.
     
  • Represented a health care provider in responding to allegations of a potential violation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
     
  • Advised long-term care facility operators on the corporate practice doctrine relating to therapy services across the United States.