LISA D. TAYLOR
Lisa D. Taylor is a founding partner with Inglesino, Webster, Wyciskala & Taylor and is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law. She represents health industry clients, both public and private, in transactional and regulatory matters, including governmental and payor investigations, and in litigation. She also counsels clients on fraud and abuse and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and compliance. She has extensive experience with private equity and public bidding and is a Registered New Jersey Governmental Affairs Agent (lobbyist).
Her clients include hospitals, ambulatory surgical facilities, substance abuse clinics, long term care facilities, health care professionals, management companies, medical device manufacturers, medical billing and collection services, specialty pharmaceutical and laboratory service providers, social service agencies, senior living and correctional health. Recent representative matters since forming the firm include the successful challenge on behalf of a social services organization in Appellate Court of an award by the State of New Jersey of contracts for operation of group homes for the disabled (May 2016); counsel to a health care charity in connection with its disaffiliation from a national association (December 2015); regulatory counsel for a $2.35B acquisition of a national health care company (July 2014); counsel to the State’s fiscal intermediary for implementation of New Jersey’s Managed Medicaid Long Term Supports and Services Program (July 2014); counsel in sale of a national veterinary services company to national pet services/supplies company (December 2012); counsel to a successful applicant for an inaugural licensure as a New Jersey alternative treatment center (medical marijuana dispensary) (March 2011); and negotiation of a co-management agreement for women’s health services at a major medical center (December 2010). She also represented a major public academic medical center in connection with operations and its compliance with, and exit from, a Corporate Integrity Agreement.
Her prior experience includes representation of a New Jersey hospital in connection with allegations of violations of the Federal False Claims Act, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Law and the hospital’s 2007 settlement with the United States Department of Justice and negotiation of a related Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services/Office of Inspector General. Ms. Taylor also served as counsel to the Federal Monitor of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey pursuant to a Deferred Prosecution Agreement entered into in December 2005 with the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey and represented a major hip and knee manufacturer in connection with a Federal investigation and its monitoring under a September 2007 Non- Prosecution Agreement with the Federal government.
In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Taylor has extensive experience as a neutral arbitrator, mediator and hearing officer. She was been certified as a Mediator by the International Mediation Institute in The Hague, Netherlands. She serves as an arbitrator and mediator for the American Health Lawyers Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Service and the American Arbitration Association and is a member of the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. Ms. Taylor also serves as both an arbitrator and mediator for the United States District Court in the District of New Jersey and is listed on the Roster of Court-Approved Mediators as a R. 1:40 Qualified Mediator by the State of New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts.
Ms. Taylor has been repeatedly listed in Best Lawyers In America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law and is rated “AV” by Martindale- Hubbell Law Directory. Ms. Taylor is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which gives recognition to lawyers throughout the United States who have achieved a trial verdict, award or settlement in the amount of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) or more. In November 2016 Ms. Taylor received the Ira Geller Award for zealous advocacy on behalf of the disabled from Community Access Unlimited. In December 2014 she received the NJICLE Distinguished Service Award for Excellence in Continuing Legal Education from the New Jersey State Bar Association and in May 2007 she received the Distinguished Service Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association Health and Hospital Law Section for service to the health bar and health industry. She was named as one of ten attorneys nationally as 2004 Outstanding Physician Practice Lawyers by Nightingale’s Healthcare News and has been repeatedly named one of the Top 50 Female New Jersey Super Lawyers and Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers by New Jersey Monthly Magazine and a New York Area Top Lawyer by New York Magazine. In August 2005, she was named to the New Jersey Law Journal’s list of leading women and minority attorneys. Ms. Taylor served on the American Medical Association’s Doctors Advisory Network, was a Charter Member of the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Network of Practice Management Consultants and was selected as an Approved Healthcare Consultant by the American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons.
Ms. Taylor is serving her second term as Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Health Law Section and has served as a member of its Board of Directors since 1999. She is also serving her fifth term as Chair of the American Bar Association Health Law Section’s Ethics and Professionalism Committee and her first term as the Health Law Section’s liaison to the American Bar Association’s CPR/SOC Professional Responsibility Committee. She previously served as Chair of the New Jersey Supreme Court District VC Ethics Committee, and served seven terms on the American Health Lawyers Association’s ADR Task Force, served six terms as Vice Chair of the Physician Organizations Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association, served four terms as Vice Chair of the Business Law and Governance Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association and served three terms as Co-Chair of the Emerging Issues in Healthcare Planning Committee of the American Bar Association Health Law Section. She was appointed a Special Ethics Master by the New Jersey Supreme Court in 2011 and was previously a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and the American Arbitration Association’s Healthcare Dispute Resolution Task Force. She also previously served on the Boards of Directors of the Greater New Jersey and Northern New Jersey Chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association, the Junior League of Morristown, West Essex Community Health Services, Inc. and Advanced Community Health Systems, Inc. (a Medicare certified home health agency and hospice), for which she served as Chairman.
In addition to having been a monthly columnist for OT Practice Magazine, a Contributing Editor for Health Care Fraud & Abuse Newsletter and serving on the Editorial Advisory Board of Medical Staff Briefing, Ms. Taylor has published dozens of articles and has contributed to several books including The Physician’s Comprehensive Guide to Negotiating, The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them, the Representing Physicians Handbook, the Health Law Practice Guide published by West and the 2015 Edition of the Health Law Handbook published by Thomson Reuters. She previously served as a faculty member for the “Medicine and the Law” course at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, served as a panelist at the Fannie Mitchell Career Conference at Duke University and served as a Judge for the 16th, 17th and 18th Annual Yale Mock Trial Invitational Tournaments at Yale University.
A frequent speaker on health care and ethics matters, the groups that Ms. Taylor has addressed include the American Medical Association, the American College of Nurse- Midwives, the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the National and American Health Lawyers Associations, the New Jersey State and American Bar Associations, the New Jersey Psychological Association, the New Jersey Health Information Management Association, the New Jersey College Health Association, the Guardianship Association of New Jersey, the National Association of Social Workers – New Jersey Chapter, the Society of Healthcare Risk Management – New Jersey, the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Ms. Taylor has also been featured as an ethics consultant for WABC-TV (New York) Eyewitness News.
Prior to becoming a founding member of Inglesino, Webster, Wyciskala & Taylor, Ms. Taylor had been associated with, and a partner of, national law firms with offices in New York and New Jersey and served as a judicial clerk for Justice Robert Clifford of the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Ms. Taylor was also affiliated with the legal departments of a major university medical center and a physician practice management company. She received her law degree and a master’s degree in Philosophy from Duke University and graduated cum laude and with Honors in Anthropology from Barnard College, Columbia University. Ms. Taylor is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, Tennessee and the District of Columbia and is admitted to appear before numerous Federal Courts.