Rachael A. Ream


"Emerging Issues in ASC Transactions," Washington Ambulatory Surgical Center Association 2017 Symposium. Seattle, WA.
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Rachael Ream, J.D., Ph.D. has represented hospitals, health systems and other clients in strategic transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures and physician contracting matters, including co-management arrangements, physician recruitment, employment and medical director agreements and hospital-based physician agreements, as well as negotiating, reviewing and drafting strategic supply management, equipment leasing and purchase agreements. Ms. Ream represents clients on a broad array of compliance and regulatory matters, including government investigations and qui tam actions, defense of Medicare fraud and abuse accusations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, medical necessity, Anti-Kickback and Stark Law compliance, false claims, HIPAA and HITECH compliance, pharmacy regulatory matters and corporate governance. She has experience conducting compliance risk assessments, GAP analysis, drafting compliance policies and procedures and conducting compliance training.

Ms. Ream has extensive background in academic research. She earned a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in Biochemistry at Stanford University School of Medicine. Prior to graduating from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Ms. Ream worked as a medical writer and editor in clinical research and helped clients prepare for FDA advisory panels.


University of Toledo, B.S., with honors - 1996; Stanford University, Ph.D. - 2002

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude - 2008


  • Ohio - 2008
  • Oregon - 2014
  • Washington - 2014


  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Society for Pharmacy Law


  • Order of the Coif
  • Case Western Reserve University Law Review – Publisher