Amy L. Johnson

Phone: (202) 230-5395 (202) 230-5395


Amy L. Johnson advises health industry clients on a variety of legal matters related to physician employment arrangements, physician joint ventures and transactional matters, physician contracts, medical staff, non-physician vendor agreements, post−acute care, health care regulatory matters, accreditation, and health care real estate. Amy is well versed in health care transactional matters and analysis of federal and state laws impacting health care, Stark, HIPAA, and fraud and abuse laws in connection with all facets of health care operations. In addition, Amy provides guidance and drafts general contracts and policies and provides advice on clinical and non-clinical risk management issues.

In her previous role as Associate General Counsel, Executive Director of Insurance with a North Carolina nonprofit, independent community hospital system, Amy managed the legal aspects of issues involving employed and independent physicians, medical staff, physician real estate, transactions, post−acute care, a liability and casualty insurance program (commercial and self-insured), and general legal health care compliance.


  • Privileging
  • Credentialing
  • Peer review
  • Buying, selling and joint ventures
  • Timeshare leasing
  • Lease compliance
  • Compensation Structures
  • Fair Market Value
  • Contractual disputes
  • The Stark Law
  • Fraud & Abuse
  • CMS Conditions of Participation
  • The Joint Commission
  • Physician employment agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements (physician and non-physician)
  • Professional service agreements
  • Leases
  • Service agreements
  • Consent
  • Corporate safety
  • Medical records
  • Patient rights


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • North Carolina


  • Western Carolina University, M.B.A., 2010
  • Michigan State University, J.D., 2007, cum laude, Member and Senior Notes Editor, Michigan State Law Review
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2001


District of Columbia Bar Association

North Carolina Bar Association