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Nathaniel (Nate) Lacktman practices health care and health care litigation and has experience in matters involving medical staff peer review, defense against enforcement actions by state and federal regulators, qui tam actions and the False Claims Act, and long-term care. Learn more about his practice at


Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 95%
    12 years
  2. Health Insurance: 5%

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Foley & Lardner, LLP

100 N. Tampa Street
Suite 2700
Tampa, FL, 33602-5810

Foley & Lardner, LLP

555 South Flower Street
Suite 3500
Los Angeles, CA, 90071-2300



FLMember in Good Standing200806/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Healthcare LitigatorsNightingale's Healthcare News2007
Excellence in Preparation for Trial PracticeN/A2004
University of Florida ScholarUniversity of Florida2000
John D. Donovan AwardBoston College1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateFoley & Lardner2003 - Present
Judicial Extern for Hon. Ronald S.W. LewUnited States District Court, Central District2002 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Health Care Compliance AssociationMember2008 - Present
California Society for Healthcare AttorneysMember2007 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Bar Association, Health Law Litigation CommitteeMember2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2008
USC Moot Court Honors ProgramEditor2002 - 2004
AKD International Sociology Honor SocietyMember1999 - 2001
Publication nameTitleDate
The Medical-Legal NewsLegal Issues in Quality of Care: A Primer for Consultants, Experts2008
Legal News: Health CareFlorida Peer Review After Amendment 7: Challenges and Solutions2008
Health Law360Peer Review Protections After Amendment 72008
California Health Law NewsHealth Care Service Plans2008
Florida Medical BusinessFlorida Peer Review After Amendment 7: What Protections Are Left?2008
Compliance Today MagazineCMS' Special Focus Facility Initiative and Nursing Home Compare2008
California Health Law NewsCalifornia Supreme Court Denies Review of Post-Claims Underwriting Case: Health Plans Must Conduct Pre-Issuance Investigation or Show Enrollee Deception Before Canceling Policies2008
Compliance Today MagazineDraft Supplemental Compliance Program Guidance for Nursing Facilities2008
Health Law360Smith V. Selma: Guidance For Peer Review Bodies2008
Report of Medicare ComplianceHospitals Face Many Hurdles With Growing Role of Quality (quoted)2008
California Health Law NewsTopical Reports2008
AHLA Health Lawyers WeeklyPeer Review Advice For Healthcare Systems: California Court of Appeal Ruling in Smith v. Selma2008
Compliance Today MagazineQuality of Care and Compliance: Existing Challenges and First Steps for Hospitals2008
AHLA Health Lawyers WeeklyOIG Issues Supplemental Compliance Program Guidance for Nursing Facilities: Quality of Care is Top Risk Area2008
Legal News: Health CareNew York Medicaid Program Ceases Hospital Payments for Never Events: Parallels Other State and Federal Efforts to Promote Quality of Care2008
Legal News: Health CareU.S. Attorney Announces Permanent, Lifetime Exclusion for Quality of Care Failures2008
Legal News: Health CareFlorida Expands Quality of Care Reporting Efforts: AHCA Publicizes Hospital Readmissions Data2008
Legal News: Health CareIllinois Law Prohibits Percentage-Based Compensation Arrangements Between Physician Groups and Medical Billing Companies: Parallels in Federal and State Perspectives2008
Legal News: Health CareHouse Panel Approves Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act: Law Would Prohibit Nursing Home Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements2008
Legal News: Health CareA Hospital May Not Take Corrective Action Against a Physician Based Solely on Peer Review Findings From Other Hospital2008
California Health Law NewsCSHA Topical Reports2007
Legal News: Health CareOIG Report on Board Oversight and Quality of Care: What It Means for Health Care Boards of Directors2007
Health Law e-AlertCMS Guidance Expands Emergency Services Requirements For Medicare Participating Hospitals2007
Health Law e-AlertMedical Staff Peer Review Privilege is Dealt Yet Another Blow2007
News: Senior Living & Long-Term CareWhat's In Your Wallet? OIG Advisory Opinion Approves Credit Cards Rewards Program at Nursing Home2007
News: Senior Living & Long-Term CareStates Address Evolving Long-Term Care Needs with Regulatory Changes and New Licensure Categories2007
News: Senior Living & Long-Term CareNew Laws Require Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Long-Term Care Facilities2007
News: Senior Living & Long-Term CareBlurring the Line Between Termination and Exclusion? CMS Publishes Proposed Rule Revising Medicare Appeals Process and Implementing Three-Year Reenrollment Prohibition for Revoked Providers2007
Health Law e-AlertOIG Advisory Opinion Approves Credit Card Rewards Program2007
News: Senior Living & Long-Term CareNew, Stricter CMS Requirements for Physical Restraints Have Facilities in a Bind2007
News: Senior Living & Long-Term CareAs Many Seniors Choose Alternatives to Traditional Long-Term Care, Demand for Nursing Homes Declines2007
ABA The Health LawyerThe Quality of Care Cerberus: Payments, Public Reporting, and Enforcement2007
California Health Law NewsHealthcare Arbitration Agreements Face New Attacks: How Providers Can Respond And Draft Effective Agreements2007
AHLA Health Lawyers NewsCompliance and the Quality of Care Revolution: Fitting the Pieces Together in the Government's New Enforcement Landscape2007
ABA Health Law LitigationWho's Watching? Strategic, Legal and Operational Issues for Long Term Care Facilities Considering Video Surveillance Monitoring2007
Health Law360Another Blow to Medical Staff Peer Review Privilege2007
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) JournalHealth Care Providers and the Automatic Stay: Is Medicare Termination Different than Exclusion?2006
ABA Health Law LitigationArbitration Agreements for Health Care Providers: Recent Legal Changes and Strategies to Consider2006
News: Senior Living & Long-Term CareCMS to Increase Payments for Skilled Nursing Facilities Under the Prospective Payment System by 3.1%2006
News: Senior Living & Long-Term CareOIG Report on Status of Nursing Home Complaint Investigations2006
News: Senior Living & Long-Term CareOIG Issues Report Regarding Access of Medicare Beneficiaries to Skilled Nursing Facilities Under Prospective Payment System2006
Entertainment Industry Litigation ReporterSubstantially Similar Superheroes? Marvel's Battle Against Online Game2005
E-Business Law BulletinSubstantially Similar Superheroes? Marvel's Battle Against Online Game 2005
Software Law BulletinSubstantially Similar Superheroes? Marvel's Battle Against Online Game 2005
Intellectual Property Litigation ReporterSubstantially Similar Superheroes? Marvel's Battle Against Online Game2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of FloridaSociologyB.A., with honors2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Amendment 7 Challenge: Is a PSO Hype or Hope?Florida Peer Review After Amendment 7: Challenges and Solutions2008
Health Care Friday Focus Web ConferenceQuality of Care: Important Changes to Reimbursement and Enforcement2008
Harvard University Quality ColloquiumEnhancing Quality and Compliance2008
Executive Briefing SeriesWhat Health Care Executives Need to Know About Quality of Care2008
Healthcare Financial Management Association's Washington/Alaska Chapter Fall MeetingQuality of Care: Transforming Health Care Through Payment Reform, Public Reporting and Enforcement2007
Healthcare Financial Management Association's Nebraska Chapter Fall MeetingQuality of Care: Transforming Health Care Through Payment Reform, Public Reporting and Enforcement2007
California Association of Medical Staff ServicesThe Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act: A New Opportunity to Protect Peer Review Information2006
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationAdvance Health Care Directives2006