Laetitia L. Cheltenham
  Attorney

BIOGRAPHY

Laetitia Cheltenham is a licensed and nationally certified health care provider and health law attorney. She focuses her practice on advising hospitals, health systems, clinical laboratories and other health care providers on a broad range of strategic and operational issues, including managed care contracting; reimbursement; licensure and certification matters; clinical services and patient care issues; scope of practice; federal False Claims Act lawsuits and investigations; and regulatory and compliance matters.

Prior to law school, Laetitia worked as a therapist, consultant and educator in both private and governmental health care settings. Her decade of experience as a provider inside health care organizations, such as medical centers, long-term care facilities and mental health agencies, informs her pragmatic and clinical perspectives on current health law issues.

EDUCATION

East Carolina University, B.S. - 1999,  The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, M.S. - 2002,  The Catholic University of America, M.A. - 2006

University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. - 2013

ADMITTED TO BAR

  • North Carolina - 2013
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina - 2018

memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys - Alerts Committee
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

honors

  • North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, Volume 17 – Managing Editor
  • Gressman-Pollitt Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy, University of North Carolina School of Law  – 2011
  • Received Letter of Commendation from the Secretary of the United States Department of Veteran Affairs for Service & Leadership

Civic Involvement

  • North Carolina Board of Recreational Therapy Licensure - Board of Directors