Courtney A.Carrell


Dallas + 1.214.969.3705

Courtney Carrell advises health care clients in regulatory, compliance, and litigation matters. For more than a decade, Courtney has advised providers on compliance with the Stark Law, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement regulations, as well as state, federal, and international privacy laws. Courtney has appeared in numerous trial and appellate courts across the country, including representing multiple academic medical centers in health care policy disputes and a national pharmacy in litigation related to opioid dispensing practices.

In addition, Courtney is one of the nation's leading practitioners in the representation of organ transplant programs, having represented more than 20 such programs in federal courts and in administrative proceedings. Recently, Courtney has helped clients implement solutions to challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, including developing testing and vaccination programs as well as launching cross-border digital health platforms.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Courtney was in-house counsel at a major nonprofit health system, where she served as primary compliance counsel. Before her legal career, Courtney worked for the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and oversaw the submission of major grants, including the National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant.

Courtney is an advocate for patients with rare diseases and serves on patient advisory committees regarding research proposals for neuromuscular diseases. She is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the State Bar of Texas Health Law Section.


  • Coalition of hospitals and patients obtain Eleventh Circuit decision unsealing documentsOn behalf of a coalition of hospitals and patients that are challenging a fundamental change in the way donated organs are allocated, Jones Day obtained an Eleventh Circuit decision unsealing certain documents related to the litigation.
  • Large digital health company grows operations across U.S.Jones Day advised a large digital health company in expanding operations throughout multiple states in the U.S. and in responding to several state regulator inquiries regarding its operations.
  • Children's Health sells clinical sites, takes ownership stake in MD Medical GroupJones Day represented Children's Health in the sale of pediatric primary care clinic assets to Familia Care, Inc. d/b/a MD Medical Group and Topcare Medical Group, Inc.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • November 7, 2017
      "Digital Health and Telemedicine" - Emerging Tech Breakfast Series, JD Dallas