Yelena “Lena” Greenberg is an associate with Summit Health Law Partners' Health Law practice. As part of this practice, she provides guidance and legal consultation to various health care entities including hospitals, clinics, physician groups, community health centers, and more. Lena assists clients in a broad range of areas such as health care fraud and abuse, policies and procedures, healthcare compliance, medical peer review, and HIPAA. Lena also provides general business and corporate legal services in areas such as regulatory and corporate compliance, contracting, and corporate transactions.
Prior to joining Summit Health Law Partners, Lena worked as Senior Associate at CARB-X, a global public-private partnership that funds research and development to develop new antibiotic therapies. There, Lena managed and conducted due diligence review of biotech companies applying to CARB-X with respect to the applicant’s corporate, financial and intellectual property positions. She also managed the in-house compliance functions pertaining to conflicts of interest and confidentiality, and was the acting corporate secretary for the CARB-X Board. During her time with CARB-X, Lena negotiated funding agreements and confidentiality agreements with global funders as well as funded companies.
Lena previously clerked for Summit Health Law Partners in 2016. She also interned with Atrius Health, in the areas of health care compliance and privacy, and was a Rappaport Fellow with the Attorney General’s Office, Healthcare Division. Prior to law school, Lena worked in health policy research at the Harvard School of Public Health in the areas of surgical safety improvement, medical liability reform, and evaluation of the Affordable Care Act.
State and Federal Regulatory Matters; HIPAA; Health Care Compliance; Corporate Governance; Healthcare Fraud and Abuse; Medicare/Medicaid Reimbursement; Clinical Trials and Research Contracting; Contract Negotiations; Corporate Formation, Joint Ventures, Affiliations, Other Business Arrangements; Government Investigations; Employment Matters; HIPAA; Patient Care Issues; Professional Licensure & Discipline; Risk Management/Liability.
Academic Medical Centers; Community Hospitals; Physicians and Physician Groups; Allied Health Professionals; Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Companies; Clinical Laboratories; Independent & Assisted Living; Pharmacies; Skilled Nursing.
Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
- Health Law Concentration with Honors
- Rappaport Fellow
- Health Law Association, President
- American Journal of Law & Medicine, Articles Editor
Northeastern University, B.S./M.A. Economics, 2010
Massachusetts Bar, November 2017
Boston Bar Association
- Michelle M. Mello, Susan K. Senecal, Yelena Kuznetsov, Janet S. Cohn, Implementing Hospital-Based Communication-and-Resolution Programs: Lessons Learned in New York City, 33 Health Aff. 1, 30-8 (2014).
- Arnold M. Epstein, Benjamin D. Sommers, Yelena Kuznetsov, Robert J. Blendon, Low-Income Residents in Three States View Medicaid as Equal to or Better Than Private Coverage, Support Expansion. 33 Health Aff. 11, 2041-7 (2014).
- Yelena Greenberg, Recent Case Development, Increasing Recognition of “Risk of Harm” as an Injury Sufficient to Warrant Standing in Class Action Medical Data Breach Cases, 42 Am. J. Law & Med. 210 (2016).
- Mello MM, Armstrong S, Yelena Greenberg, McCotter P, Gallagher TG, Challenges of Implementing a Communication-and-Resolution Program Where Multiple Organizations Must Cooperate, 51 Health Serv. Res. S3, 2550-68 (2016).
- Mello MM, Greenberg Y, Senecal SK, Cohn JS, Case Outcomes in a Communication-and-Resolution Program in New York Hospitals, 51 Health Serv. Res. S3, 2583-99 (2016).
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