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Jamie Baskerville Martin

Jamie Baskerville Martin

Richmond, VA
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  • 804.420.6407
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  • 804.420.6507

For more than 25 years, Jamie Baskerville Martin has provided strategic counsel to a wide range of health care providers, including hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, specialty and outpatient surgical hospitals, imaging centers, physicians and physician groups and joint venture entities.  

The chair of Williams Mullen’s Health Care Section, Jamie combines her experience with an extensive understanding of the health care marketplace to provide practical advice on transactions, operational issues and regulatory compliance. For many health care clients, she effectively serves as outside general counsel, representing them in both strategic and day-to-day matters and coordinating with colleagues in a wide range of practice areas, including employment law, real estate, employee benefits, litigation and tax matters.

She also works hand-in-hand with in-house counsel on specialized regulatory and transactional matters. She assists clients in evaluating and pursuing mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other relationships, and strategically assessing the challenges and opportunities presented by various state and federal regulations. Jamie has particular knowledge of Certificate of Public Need (COPN) and licensure issues; Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute matters; and complex transactions among health care providers, including the antitrust elements of such transactions.  

Martindale-Hubbell has rated Jamie an AV preeminent attorney, its highest rating available. She has been named among Virginia’s “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business magazine every year since 2003 and listed in Virginia Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2006. She has been included in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2005, and she was named the Best Lawyers® Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Richmond in 2014 and 2016. Jamie was named to the 2020 class of "Influential Women of Law" by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Jamie served on the board of governors for the Virginia Bar Association (VBA) and is past chair of the VBA’s Health Law Section Council. She served as the advisor to the Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources’ Certificate of Public Need Work Group. She is a frequent speaker at health care industry events, legal programs, and law schools.

Jamie served as a board member and executive committee member for Goochland Cares, and she is pro bono counsel to World Pediatric Project. She serves on the James Madison University Law Alumni Board.

Jamie received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a Dillard Legal Writing Fellow and received the Daniel Rosenbloom Award for academic assistance to other students. She received a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from James Madison University.


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  • University of Virginia (J.D.), 1996
  • James Madison University (B.S.), 1992
    • magna cum laude
Professional & Community Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association — Board of Governors, Past Member
  • Virginia Bar Association, Health Law Section Council — Past Chair
  • Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources, 2015 Certificate of Public Need Work Group — Advisor
  • University of Virginia Law School Foundation — Class Agent, Class of 1996
  • University of Virginia School of Law — 25-year Reunion Committee

Community Involvements

  • World Pediatric Project — Pro Bono Counsel
Bar & Court Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar

Martindale-Hubbell — AV Preeminent Rating

The Best Lawyers in America® — Health Care Law (2005-present)

Named the Best Lawyers® Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Richmond (2014, 2016)

Virginia Business - "Legal Elite," (2003-present)

Virginia Super Lawyers - Health Care (2006-present), "Top 50: Women in Virginia" (2020-2021, 2024)

Named to 2020 Class of "Influential Women of Law" by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Named a Top 25 Women "Super Lawyer" by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine (2007, 2008)

Named one of the "Influential Women in Virginia" by Virginia Lawyers Media (2010)