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Nicole is a member of the Life Sciences Health Industry Group in the firm’s Philadelphia office. She regularly advises her clients on state and federal fraud and abuse laws, including the Stark Law, federal Anti-Kickback Statute, and beneficiary inducement prohibitions, and assists clients in structuring complex transactions and contractual arrangements to comply with those laws. She has extensive experience counselling health care providers and suppliers, private equity funds and other investors in the health care industry, commercial and managed Medicare and Medicaid managed care organizations, and pharmaceutical manufacturers and biotech companies, on fraud and abuse considerations, reimbursement challenges, developing and navigating value-based care models and payment programs, and health care licensing and corporate practice of medicine matters. Nicole also uses her regulatory experience to assist her clients in the defense of government investigations and audits, False Claims Act litigation, and internal compliance assessments.


  • Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, 2010, J.D., summa cum laude; Secretary, Moot Court Board; Income Chair, Public Interest Grants Board
  • University of New Mexico, 2005, B.A., summa cum laude

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Board of Directors

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked by Chambers as an "Associate to Watch", Healthcare - Pennsylvania – 2018, 2019