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Gina M. Cavalier is a leading fraud and abuse lawyer who dedicates her practice to guiding life sciences entities through complex healthcare laws and regulations. She has particular experience advising clients on issues arising under the Anti-Kickback Statute and other federal and state anti-fraud authorities. Gina also helps clients successfully navigate related data sharing and privacy issues. Her unique experience in the life sciences industry earns accolades from numerous sources, including Chambers USA and LMG Life Sciences.

Clients turn to Gina for help structuring and managing all types of financial arrangements with customers and other healthcare professionals. She regularly analyzes complicated provisions under the Anti-Kickback, Stark, Beneficiary Inducement, and False Claims laws, and provides guidance and industry benchmarking insight. Gina also has extensive experience advising on sales and marketing practices, as well as complex discounting arrangements. She has managed a wide range of government fraud investigations and inquiries, negotiated settlements and corporate integrity agreements, and drafted numerous corporate compliance programs.

Gina is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), a credential awarded by the International Association of Privacy Professionals that demonstrates significant knowledge in privacy law. She has experience in healthcare-related privacy laws — principally HIPAA — and related implementation regulations, as well as state law. She regularly advises life sciences entities on a broad spectrum of data privacy issues, often providing counsel on the implications of becoming a business associate under HIPAA and assists in building the necessary compliance infrastructure.


Chambers USA
Healthcare: California (2020-2023)
LMG Life Sciences
Life Sciences Star (2011-2022)
Los Angeles Business Journal
Women of Influence: Attorneys (2021)



  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude
  • B.A., Boston University, summa cum laude, with distinction


  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • Member, American Health Law Association
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals