Emily Lineweaver is a member of the Firm’s Health Care Service team and concentrates her practice in the areas of health care and related litigation.

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  • Advised a national dialysis provider on regulatory compliance with Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute relating to different treatment modalities.
  • Represented a regional hospital system and a national dialysis provider in the sale and transfer of business assets and interest, including the sale of health care facilities.
  • Represents nephrologists in negotiating medical director agreements and joint ventures with dialysis companies.
  • Represents a regional hospital system challenging a certificate of need application of a competing hospital system. 
  • Advised a regional hospital system on treatment decisions related to pediatric involuntary hospitalization.
  • Represented a behavioral health multi-specialty group under governmental investigation alleging violation of the federal False Claims Act.
  • Represents hospitals and other health care providers in resolving Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues relating to outpatient treatment.
  • Successfully represented two large nonprofit organizations in corporate restructurings involving multiple single member owned entities.
  • Successfully obtained 501(c)(3) tax exemption status from the IRS for four nonprofit clients.
  • Currently represent four nonprofits applying for 501(c)(3) tax exemption status.
  • Currently represent a nonprofit client requesting reinstatement of its tax-exempt status with the IRS.


J.D., University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, summa cum laude, 2021

  • Recipient of 3 CALI Awards
  • University of Louisville Law Review

B.A., Western Kentucky University, 2011 (Public Relations) 


  • Intern for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Colin H. Lindsay, Western District of Kentucky, 2021
  • Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs – Clerk, 2020
  • The Poppe Law Firm – Summer Law Clerk- 2019
  • Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana – Event Logistics Manager, 2015-18
  • JAM Brands – Event Planner, 2013-14
  • Prolanthropy – Events Manager, 2012-13
  • Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce – Intern