Saamia provides counsel on transactional and regulatory compliance matters (including but not limited to the Stark law, Anti-Kickback, False Claims Act), as well as healthcare lease agreements including practice-hospital lease agreements, physician employment contracts, physician/health system-EMR vendor contracts, and contract law, in general. She is also experienced with advanced directives, powers of attorney, healthcare surrogates and proxies, et cetera.
Saamia successfully completed law school and was admitted to The Florida Bar in just two years. She received her Juris Doctorate degree with a concentration in Health Law from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. She is currently a third-year medical student completing her rotations at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
While in law school, Saamia served as the Chairperson of the College of Law’s Election Committee. She is the first student to serve on two student governments simultaneously—the College of Law’s Student Bar Association and the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Executive Board Student Government Association.
Saamia was also selected as Team Captain of the National Health Law Transactional Moot Court Competition, which her and her teammates won Best Oral Presentation for at Loyola University in Chicago, IL, in March 2017.
During medical school, Saamia created Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s first student run newsletter, SGA Rounds, and served as Editor in Chief for two years. Furthermore, Saamia is the Immediate Past National Director of Omega Beta Iota, the Osteopathic Political Honor Society, where she led politically active and engaged medical students across the nation. She has lobbied on behalf of the medical profession both on the state level in Tallahassee, Florida, and on the national level in Washington, D.C.
Saamia’s experience in the medical field gives her a unique perspective enabling her to offer distinctive strategies and solutions, undoubtedly giving her an edge over other healthcare attorneys. Even in the face of such a rigorous program, Saamia remains dedicated to representing healthcare professionals. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.