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Stefanie Doyle

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Stefanie Doyle draws upon her extensive career experiences in law, public health, policy, and advocacy to represent health care clients in a range of regulatory, compliance, and nondiscrimination and equity matters, with a particular focus on post-acute and long term care providers.

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Expectations of Long Term Care Facilities in a Time of Change: Facility Planning for LGBTQ+ Residents August 18, 2022

Professional Biography


Stefanie's clients seek her counsel regarding a wide variety of regulatory and compliance matters that are integral to their efforts to operate and grow effectively. She counsels long term care and other clients nationwide in matters involving federal and state regulations; licensing, survey, and certification; regulatory compliance; and nondiscrimination and equity. She also enables her clients to grow by guiding them through the processes of obtaining certificates of need and regulatory approvals for expansion and establishing new facilities.

Stefanie is experienced in assisting her clients in navigating the complexities of all aspects of state and federal surveys. She guides clients, large and small, in their efforts to comply with the myriad of regulations that govern long term care, conducts comprehensive compliance plan effectiveness reviews to identify opportunities for improvement, and guides them in their responses to enforcement agencies. Stefanie also supports health care clients to ensure that they are not engaging in discriminatory practices. She meets health care clients where they are operationally and aids them in developing appropriate nondiscrimination policies and procedures so that they can ultimately achieve compliance with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and regulations. Her in-depth understanding of the federal rulemaking process benefits her clients by guiding them as they seek to understand, comply with, and influence regulations.

Stefanie began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Brian A. Jackson, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. While attending American University's Washington School of Law, she also served as a judicial intern for both the Honorable Richard W. Roberts, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Prior to beginning her legal career, Stefanie held several positions in health policy and advocacy, including Director of Government Relations at the District of Columbia Hospital Association and Health Policy Analyst for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She also earned a master's degree in Public Health from Tulane University’s School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine.

  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for Health Care Law (2022 – 2024)
  • Participant – Minority Corporate Counsel Association 2023 Sources of Success™ Program
  • Member – Capital Pro Bono 2021 Honor Roll
  • Member – American Health Law Association
    • Early Career Professionals Council (2022 – 2024)
  • Member – Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • Member – American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living Legal Committee
  • "Expectations of Long Term Care Facilities in a Time of Change: Facility Planning for LGBTQ+ Residents," Lifespan Annual Conference (September 2023)
  • "Legislative and Regulatory Update: What's Hot and Happening with SNFs and ALFs," Lifespan Annual Conference (September 2023)
  • Panelist – "Adverse Nursing Home Survey Results: What Are My Facility's Options," 2022 Baker Donelson Long Term Care Symposium (November 2022)
  • "Regulatory and Legal Update for Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities," Lifespan Annual Conference (September 2022)

Education

  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D., 2014, cum laude
    • Senior Articles Editor – American University Business Law Review
  • Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, MPH, 2003
  • Xavier University of Louisiana, Microbiology, 2000

Admissions

  • District of Columbia

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