Rachel Holladay LeBlanc Joins Lash & Goldberg LLP as a Senior Counsel
Miami, FL - [July 13, 2020] Lash & Goldberg LLP is pleased to announce Rachel Holladay LeBlanc has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. The addition of Ms. LeBlanc further deepens Lash & Goldberg’s nationally recognized comprehensive health care litigation practice.
Ms. LeBlanc brings to Lash & Goldberg 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. “Ms. LeBlanc’s wealth of knowledge about the health care industry and extensive litigation experience make her a tremendous asset to our clients,” said Alan Lash.
Lash & Goldberg is home to one of the nation’s most outstanding health care litigation practices. The firm represents some of the nation’s leading medical practice groups, non-profit and for-profit hospitals, and health systems in an array of complex litigation and operational matters. The firm works closely with in-house counsel and senior management to develop litigation strategies that best serve their business and legal objectives. As a testament to the firm’s success, Lash & Goldberg has been ranked by Chambers USA in Florida and named a Health Care Practice Group of the Year by legal publication Law360, one of five firms nationwide to receive this recognition.
Before joining the firm, Ms. LeBlanc 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, she was a partner at Shutts & Bowen LLP where she defended clients in complex commercial and class action cases. She has also devoted time to the representation of parents in federal court in international kidnapping cases brought under the Hague Convention.
Over the years, Ms. LeBlanc's work has been recognized by the Daily Business Review, awarding her the Florida Legal Award: corporate Compliance for Privacy program and the Top 40 under 40 award. She has also been named among the 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County by the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County.
Ms. LeBlanc 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.