Seema Kanwar

Seema Kanwar provides advice on day-to-day operational issues to hospital companies, ambulatory surgery centers, and other healthcare providers. Her areas of focus include:

  • Federal and state anti-kickback regulations
  • Fraud and abuse matters
  • Self-referral prohibitions
  • Facility licensure and certification requirements, including change of ownership filings

A valuable and versatile asset to healthcare clients, Seema has served on secondment at a number of hospital companies as a key legal resource to address day-to-day operations issues including drafting, reviewing, and approving physician contracts and other contractual arrangements. Additionally, Seema also plays a critical role in mergers and acquisitions, and conducts due diligence to identify potential healthcare regulatory issues that could materially affect a transaction.


  • Member, Nashville and American Bar Associations
  • Member, American Bar Association Health Law Section
    • Vice Chair, Member Benefits, ABA Health Law Section’s Healthcare Fraud and Compliance Interest Group 
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2009
    • Alumni Committee Chair - South Asian Law Students Association
    • Women's Law Association
    • Advice Director - Tenant Advocacy Project
  • A.B., summa cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis, Political Science, 2005
    • Pi Sigma Alpha
    • National Political Science Honor Society

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  • Tennessee

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Seema is an avid reader and moviegoer.