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Laura Reilly O'Hara

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Laura Reilly O’Hara has 30 years of experience representing healthcare providers and other clients in the healthcare industry, with an emphasis on the representation of physicians, hospitals, and healthcare organizations in complex professional and commercial litigation, investigations, and administrative proceedings involving allegations of professional negligence, fraud and abuse, wrongful credentialing, sham peer review, and corporate direct and vicarious liability.

Laura also advises clients and manages issues including HIPAA compliance and breach reporting, reimbursement/third party payor disputes, recoupment demands, governmental audits and investigations, physician employment agreements and collaborative practice agreements, best practices on policies and procedures, Food and Drug Administration Rules and Regulations and Emergency Use Authorizations, compliance, risk management, and subsidiary liability.


J.D., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1992
B.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1983


Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubble

Named among The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation-Health Care by Best Lawyers (2022-2023)


Dallas Bar Association, Member

American Association of Healthcare Lawyers, Member

UT Arlington Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration, Advisory Board Member

Lymphoma Research Foundation, Event Chair

Nexus Recovery Center, Former Board Member

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Texas



  • Legality of Social Media – HIPAA and Patient Cell Phones in the Office, Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society (February 2018)
  • Due Process in the Peer Review Context – What Does it Really Mean?, Med Staff News American Health Lawyers Association (December 2016)
  • Anatomy of a Peer Review, Dallas County Medical Society (March 2016)
  • Ebola, Protecting Yourself, Your Workplace, and Your Employees, Labor & Employment Series (November 2014)
  • Peer Review – Pitfalls and Perils, Health Law Symposium (May 2013)
  • Disclosure of Unanticipated Outcomes – Why, When, Who and How?, Health Law Counsel Series (2007)