Vern Clemons is an experienced compliance and transactions leader with advanced degrees in law and compliance. She recently completed the only LLM degree program of its kind in Corporate Compliance to go along with nearly 20 years of in-house counsel and New York law firm experience. One of Vern’s principal assets is her ability to translate complex legal and regulatory issues into understandable and executable advice.
For fourteen years Vern has worked as a corporate attorney in the healthcare industry in compliance/regulatory and legal/advisory capacities advising C-Suites regarding business and legal risks, counseling on strategies and negotiating complex deals. She has comprehensive experience in acquisitions, transactional closings, joint ventures, compliance and regulatory oversight, contract drafting and negotiating, staff supervision and training. Vern is knowledgeable in Anti-Trust, Anti-Bribery and Fair Competition, Anti-kickback Statutes, Stark Law, False Claims Act, HIPAA, HiTECH, as well as other federal and state laws and regulations. Vern is known for listening to the needs and objectives of clients and offers practical, problem-solving answers to business and legal concerns. She troubleshoots and identifies effective processes to streamline operations and increase an organization’s efficiency.