Vicki J. Morris

Vicki J. Morris

Associate

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, 2014, J.D., Thurgood Marshall Scholar; International Law Review
  • The George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services, 2014, M.P.H.
  • Dickinson College, 2011, B.A., Law and Policy with honors; Spanish with honors; Phi Beta Kappa; summa cum laude

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia (admission pending)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Vicki is an associate in the Life Sciences Health Industry Group in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Her practice focuses on handling regulatory, enforcement and transactional matters for a variety of health industry clients, including health care providers and suppliers, such as acute and post-acute institutional providers, pharmacies, DMEPOS suppliers, and hospice companies, as well as medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Vicki assists clients with a broad range of regulatory matters, including fraud and abuse compliance (for example, compliance with Stark Law and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute), health information privacy and security compliance (HIPAA and state law), as well as health care regulatory due diligence in connection with various transactions, health care facility and provider licensing, False Claims Act defense, government investigations, and Medicare reimbursement.

Vicki is also active in pro bono matters involving securing Social Security disability benefits and providing health care regulatory guidance to local non-profit organizations.

Employment History

  • 2015 – Reed Smith, Associate
  • 2014 – Reed Smith, Law Clerk
  • 2013 – Reed Smith, Summer Associate
  • 2012 – The Life & Estate Planning Law Center, Law Clerk
  • 2012 – D.C. Superior Court, The Honorable John Mott, Judicial Intern
  • 2012 – D.C. Superior Court, The Honorable Joan Goldfrank, Judicial Intern
  • 2012 – The George Washington School of Law, Research Assistant

Honors & Awards

  • American Bar Association/Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in Health Law (2015)
  • The American Bar Association Health Law Section & Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law (2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association