Compliance and White Collar Defense
George Washington University Law School
Presidential Volunteer Service Award, 2017
North Dakota State University
(B.S., Economics, 2009)
New Jersey (Admission Pending)
New York (Admission Pending)
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
District of Columbia Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Allison Ness joined Garfunkel Wild, P.C. in 2019, as an Associate in the Firm’s Compliance and White Collar Defense Practice Group. GW’s Compliance and White Collar Defense Practice Group advises clients on a wide array of health care-related criminal, civil, administrative and regulatory matters. The Group also designs and helps implement client-specific compliance programs, provides advise on the spectrum of “fraud and abuse” issues, performs internal investigations, and counsels its clients on complex Federal and State self-disclosures, government and commercial payer audits, and Medicare and Medicaid regulatory and billing issues, among other things.
Prior to joining GW, Ms. Ness served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia through the Charles F. C. Ruff Fellowship program. She represented Adult Protective Services in guardianship and conservatorship cases for incapacitated adults. Ms. Ness was recognized with the Team Spirit Award for her work and collaboration in elder abuse.
Ms. Ness received her B.S. in 2009 from North Dakota State University and her J.D. in 2017 from George Washington University Law School.