Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of partner Ayesha Mehdi to the Health Care practice group in the firm’s Las Vegas office.
Mehdi focuses her practice on representing physicians, dentists, and other health care professionals, along with various health care and closely held businesses in connection with corporate, transactional, and health care matters. She counsels clients on fraud and abuse, health information technology (HIT) and compliance, health information privacy and security (HIPAA and HITECH Act), antitrust matters and reimbursement. She also represents pharmacies, wholesalers, PSAOs, and pharmacy alliances regarding license issues, Nevada state pharmacy laws, Board of Pharmacy issues, and state DEA issues.
Recently, Mehdi received an award at the MANAO Asian Women of Inspiration Gala, honoring Asian women leaders in the Las Vegas Valley.
“We look forward to utilizing Ayesha’s experience to serve our clients’ health care needs in this market,” said John Mowbray, Spencer Fane office managing partner in Las Vegas. “Spencer Fane continues to identify ways to not only serve our existing clients but also to expand our capabilities to serve clients. Ayesha is a great fit for the firm, and strengthens our commitment to client service throughout our geographic footprint.”
Prior to entering private practice, Mehdi served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Gloria Sturman in the Eighth Judicial District Court. She is a member of the physician organizations group of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, the American Bar Association’s health and business law sections, and the State Bar of Nevada’s insurance and health law section.
Mehdi completed her undergraduate degree in finance at Walsh College before going on to earn a Master of Health Services Administration from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and her Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas School of Law. She currently serves on the University of Kansas School of Law’s Board of Governors.