Wendi Rogaliner’s practice focuses on complex regulatory and compliance matters in the healthcare industry. She represents a comprehensive range of healthcare industry clients but has a particularly deep interest in hospital and health system operations, having previously served as in-house counsel to one of the largest investor-owned hospital systems in the United States. Wendi has a unique ability to assist her clients in finding practical solutions to their operational challenges and serves as a trusted advisor to her clients’ senior leadership teams as they navigate the heavily regulated healthcare industry in the course of their day-to-day business operations.
Her representative clients include hospitals and health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, pharmaceutical companies, long-term care facilities, behavioral health providers and large physician provider groups. Wendi has extensive experience in regulatory compliance matters, including service as a Legal IRO for entities under a Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Office of Inspector General.
In addition to hospital operations and Legal IRO services, her focus areas include healthcare fraud and abuse; Stark, anti-kickback, HIPAA and EMTALA compliance; managing and directing compliance investigations; and drafting and negotiating complex business transactions such as provider acquisitions, joint ventures, employment and professional services agreements. Wendi is a frequent speaker, corporate trainer and author on healthcare legal, operational and policy matters.
A member of the Dallas legal community for the past 25 years, Wendi also devotes a substantial amount of her time to local and national industry and community organizations. Locally, she participates in the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Attorneys Serving the Community, the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program and the health law sections of the Dallas and Texas bar associations. Nationally, she is an active member and author for the American Health Lawyers Association, and currently serves on the editorial board of its Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law.
Wendi is licensed in both Texas and Oklahoma and holds a certification in healthcare compliance (CHC). She graduated cum laude from SMU’s Dedman School of Law in 1995 and completed her undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University, where she majored in News-Editorial Journalism.