Rachel Holladay LeBlanc is a senior counsel in Lash & Goldberg LLP’s Fort Lauderdale office. Before joining the Firm, Rachel served as Chief Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel for the South Broward Hospital District d/b/a Memorial Healthcare System in Florida. Prior to her work at Memorial, Rachel was a partner at Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she defended clients in complex commercial and class action cases.
Rachel has significant litigation and operational experience in multiple facets of health care, including HIPAA and FIPA compliance, investigations and reporting, addressing regulatory issues, physician employment, Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations, Policies & Procedures, Peer Review and Credentialing, Risk Management, Behavioral Health, Graduate Medical Education, Internal Review Board and clinical trial agreements, and compliance.
Rachel has also devoted time to the representation of parents in federal court in international kidnapping cases brought under the Hague Convention.
Rachel has been recognized by Daily Business Review, receiving a Florida Legal Award: Corporate Compliance 2018 for Privacy program and as a Top 40 Under 40, in 2014. She was also named among 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County, by the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County in 2016.
Rachel attended Georgia Southern University on a full scholarship receiving her undergraduate degree magna cum laude, and attended the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis, where she received several scholarships, was Chief Justice of the Moot Court, and graduated magna cum laude.
Principal Practice Areas:
Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Class Action Litigation
Complex Business Litigation
Government Investigations, False Claims Act and White-Collar Criminal Defense
Health Care Litigation
Health Care Operations