Jacob “Jake” Walker assists clients in the healthcare industry through his knowledge of the vast legal, ethical, and regulatory issues that providers, suppliers, and facilities face daily.
Jake’s practice involves counseling clients in the healthcare industry with regard to general business and corporate governance matters such as entity formations, employment agreements, and buy-sell transactions. Jake also navigates clients through compliance issues that industry actors frequently face, including fraud, waste and abuse rules, HIPAA, Information Blocking rules, and the No Surprises Act.
In addition, Jake provides due diligence and compliance counseling support to our data privacy and security team. This includes support during M&A transactions through identifying and evaluating potential data privacy and security issues that arise, such as compliance with existing (and future) data privacy and security laws.
Jake’s previous experience working as a medical assistant gives him insight into the inner workings of the healthcare industry. He is committed to delivering clients results so that providers can concentrate on delivering quality care to their patients.
News & Publications
- New York Department of Financial Services Strengthens Cybersecurity Regulation Through Recent Amendment11.27.2023
- American Health Law Association, October 2022
- 2023 Health Law Symposium, 04.12.2023
Honors & Affiliations
Community & Professional
American Health Lawyers Association
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Nebraska State Bar Association Health Law Section, Executive Committee Member
J.D., Creighton University School of Law, 2021 (cum laude)
- Certificate of Concentration: Health Law
- CALI Excellence for the Future Awards In:
- Commercial Law
- Food and Drug Law
B.A. Colorado State University, 2018
- State of Nebraska