Corporate and Healthcare Law
RezLegal, LLC

Elizabeth D. Shaw

Elizabeth D. Shaw

Healthcare Law

Contacts

(904) 567-1175

Elizabeth Shaw limits her practice to health care matters.  Ms. Shaw is Board Certified as a Specialist in Health Law by the Florida Bar Association.  She also is a registered nurse and a licensed health care risk manager in the State of Florida, with more than 25 years of clinical, management and legal experience. She combines her legal expertise with her extensive experience in nursing, risk management and the health care industry to provide clients with advice on a broad range of transactional and regulatory legal matters, including contracting, corporate compliance, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions of health care entities, medical staff issues, physician office operational issues (solo-practitioner to multi-specialty group practices), structuring physician financial arrangements and compensation methodologies, structuring ancillary services (lab, imaging, pharmacy, physical therapy), facility licensure, physician disciplinary cases, HIPAA compliance, Medicare and third party payor audits and reimbursement matters.

She has extensive experience in analyzing and structuring complex health care arrangements to comply with federal and state fraud and abuse statutes, including, but not limited to, the Stark Law, federal and state anti-kickback statutes, federal and state false claims acts, state physician self-referral laws, fee-splitting laws and state licensing laws

Elizabeth is a frequent lecturer and author on various health care topics. She is a member of the Health Law Section of The Florida Bar, the Health Law Section of the Jacksonville Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Education

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D., with Honors, 1999, Top 20 percent of class, Dean’s Scholar, Dean’s List, Associate Business Editor, Law Review
  • Central Michigan University, Master of Science (Administration) 1995, Sigma Iota Epsilon
  • Florida State University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1983, Sigma Theta Tau

Professional Recognition

  • Board Certified as a Specialist in Health Law by the Florida Bar Association.
  • Selected for inclusion in Jacksonville Magazine’s April 2014 feature, “Florida Bar Board Certified Attorneys 2014.”
  • Selected for inclusion in Jacksonville Magazine’s April 2013 feature, “Florida Bar Certified Attorneys 2013”
  • Selected for inclusion in Jacksonville Magazine’s April 2012 feature, “Florida Bar Certified Attorneys 2012”
  • Selected for inclusion in Jacksonville Magazine’s April 2011 feature, “Florida Bar Certified Attorneys 2011”
  • Selected for inclusion in Jacksonville Magazine’s April 2010 feature, “Florida Bar Certified Attorneys 2010”
  • Selected for inclusion in Jacksonville Magazine’s April 2009 feature, “Order In The Court: 200 Local Expert Attorneys.”
  • Selected for inclusion in Law & Politics’ Florida Super Lawyers ® – Rising Stars Edition 2009 for Health Care Law (only 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars list).

Professional Background

  • RezLegal, LLC, 2014 – present
  • Reznicsek, Fraser, White & Shaffer, P.A., Of Counsel, 2006 – 2014
  • Akerman Senterfitt, Jacksonville, Florida, Associate Attorney, 2002 – 2006
  • Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida, Director, Risk Management, 2000 – 2001
  • McCullough & Glary, P.A., Jacksonville, Florida, Associate Attorney, 2000
  • Brant, Moore, Macdonald & Wells, P.A., Jacksonville, Florida, Law Clerk, 1998 – 1999
  • Baptist St. Vincent’s Health System, Jacksonville, Florida, Manager of Pulmonary Rehabilitation/The Asthma Center, 1999 – 2000

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Rotary Club of Mandarin, Jacksonville, Florida (2013 to present)
  • Board Member, Florida Coastal School of Law Alumni (2006-2007)
  • Board Member, Northeast Florida Information Network (NEFIN) (2005-2006)
  • Board Member, Community Asthma Partnership Jacksonville, Inc. (2004)
  • Board Member, Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. (2000-2003)
  • Admitted, Florida Bar (2000)
  • Member, The Florida Bar, Health Law Section
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, The Jacksonville Bar Association, Health Law Section

Recent Presentations / Lectures

  • Anatomy of a Contract, St. Vincent’s Family Practice Residency Program, Jacksonville, Florida (November 10, 2014).
  • Federal & Florida Self-Referral and Anti-Kickback Statutes, St. Vincent’s Family Practice Residency Program, Jacksonville, Florida (May 19, 2014).
  • Anatomy of a Contract, St. Vincent’s Family Practice Residency Program, Jacksonville, Florida (December 17, 2012)
  • Anatomy of a Contract, Mayo Clinic Residency Program, Jacksonville, Florida (March 26, 2012)
  • Anatomy of a Contract, St. Vincent’s Family Practice Residency Program, Jacksonville, Florida (November 7, 2011)
  • Anatomy of a Contract, Mayo Clinic Residency Program, Jacksonville, Florida (September 28, 2007)
  • Anatomy of a Contract, St. Vincent’s Family Practice Residency Program, Jacksonville, Florida (August 2, 2007)
  • Risk Management, Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida (September 18, 2000)
  • Documentation Survival Skills for Nurses, Jacksonville University School of Nursing, Jacksonville, Florida (February 25, 2001)
  • Critical Thinking and Documentation Survival Skills for Nurses, Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida (April 26, 2001)
  • Anatomy of a Lawsuit, River City Symposium, Ponce de Leon Resort, St. Augustine, Florida (August 24, 2001)

Published Articles

  • Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations (5th Ed.), Chapter: “Managing the Risk of Information Flow,” Roberta Carroll, Editor, copyright 2006.
  • Elizabeth Shaw, Patient Safety Update: Penmanship Counts, Akerman Senterfitt Newsletter, Winter 2004.
  • Marshall Burack and Elizabeth D. Shaw, Contributed Florida Law Sections for: 2004 STATE BY STATE GUIDE TO MANAGED CARE LAW. edited by Donald Levy (2004)
  • Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations (4th Ed.), Chapter 44: “Data Management,” Roberta Carroll, Editor, copyright 2004.
  • Elizabeth D. Shaw, A Medical Malpractice Insurance and Asset Protection in Florida, 3 BYTES, A Publication by the Florida Academy of Family Physicians (May 2002).
  • Stephen G. Prom and Elizabeth Shaw, Chapter 17, Facing Legal and Insurance Issues, The Unofficial Guide to Alternative Medicine (1998).
  • Elizabeth Shaw, A Cruise For Pulmonary Patients: Mastering The Possibility, 3 Perspectives, Resp, Nsg, 1, 3 (1992).