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12.03.2018 Firm News

Williams Mullen Adds Rebecca Ivey and Chip Hancock to Health Care Section

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that Rebecca E. Ivey and Thomas F. “Chip” Hancock, IV, have joined the firm’s Health Care Section. Ms. Ivey joins the firm as a partner and previously worked at Troutman Sanders, while Mr. Hancock joins as an associate from Hancock, Daniel & Johnson, P.C.

The pair joins Williams Mullen’s experienced health care team of more than 15 attorneys. Williams Mullen’s health care team represents the full range of health care providers, including hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, specialty and outpatient surgical hospitals, physicians and physician groups and joint venture entities, in regulatory, transactional, operational and litigation matters.

Ms. Ivey has extensive experience representing hospitals and other health care providers in regulatory matters, including compliance with state and federal health care laws such as Stark, Anti-Kickback and HIPAA.

Mr. Hancock also brings deep knowledge of the compliance challenges faced by the health care industry and regularly counsels clients on the laws and regulations governing payment from Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, and commercial payers.

“We’re thrilled to add Rebecca and Chip to our team,” Health Care Section Chair Jamie Baskerville Martin said. “Health care providers and others in the marketplace need their counsel to understand the industry, the regulatory structure and the transactional opportunities. Our team focuses on providing that insightful, responsive service, and our clients’ demands have continued to necessitate growth on our team. Rebecca and Chip both bring the kind of experience to hit the ground running and be an asset for our clients, in Virginia and beyond.

Ms. Ivey earned her Juris Doctor degree, her Master of Arts degree and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Hancock served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2004-2011. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Richmond, and he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business from Virginia Military Institute.