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Yanyan Zhou



University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2006

University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, J.D., 2013

Bar Admissions

  • 2013, California

Yanyan Zhou is an associate in the firm’s regulatory department, where she assists health care providers, including hospitals, physicians, and health services companies with a broad range of reimbursement, licensing and certification, and compliance issues.

Ms. Zhou received a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in health care economics from U.C. Berkeley. She received her J.D. from University of Southern California, Gould School of Law in 2013, where she graduated in the top 10% of her class. While at USC, Ms. Zhou served on the board of Phi Delta Phi, a legal fraternity. Prior to law school, Ms. Zhou worked in the pharmaceutical industry.

Ms. Zhou is fluent in Mandarin and Shanghainese.

Representative Matters

  • Assisting health care providers, including acute care hospitals, laboratories, pharmacies and medical equipment companies with regulatory compliance, licensure and certification, payment and operational issues. 
  • Assisting health care clients in addressing complex regulatory issues that arise in the context of mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and related transactions.
  • Advising health care providers on various reimbursement issues under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
  • Advising health care practitioners on scope of practice issues
  • Representing health care providers in the merger and acquisition of health care businesses, including the purchase, sale of health care facilities

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association


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