Industry Group Chair
Emily Felder

Emily Felder



Determined advocate for the health care industry. Authoritative expertise on legislative and regulatory health policy. Experienced in oversight process and procedure. 

Emily Felder has tackled some of the nation’s most challenging health care issues from inside the executive branch and on Capitol Hill. She is co-chair of the firm’s Health Care Group, leads the firm’s federal health care practice and provides clients across the industry with strategic guidance, technical expertise and regulatory counsel. She develops and executes legislative and regulatory solutions on behalf of health care systems, physician and provider groups, hospitals and nonprofit organizations, and works directly with policymakers to carry proposed solutions across the finish line. 

In addition to being a fierce champion for her clients’ legislative and regulatory objectives, Emily is a trusted and invaluable advisor for companies under federal investigation. In both Congress and the administration, she led health care-related oversight efforts and coordinated with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Office of the Inspector General. Now, she mitigates exposure for companies at the center of investigations related to health care; drug policy and pricing; Medicare fraud; Medicaid reimbursement; and other federal benefit programs.

Most recently, Emily served as the director of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Office of Legislation. Prior, she served as counsel to the House Energy and Commerce Committee; House Oversight and Government Reform Committee; and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Emily is not currently licensed to practice in the District of Columbia.



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    • J.D., 2012, University of Notre Dame Law School
    • B.A., 2009, University of California, Los Angeles


    • California