Healthcare Law Attorneys Representing Providers in North Carolina

The Van Winkle Law Firm understands the unique challenges facing single and multi-physician practices, hospitals, and academic medical centers. We take a practical approach to these operational, regulatory, and litigious matters, drawing on our team’s vast realm of experience and expertise in various disciplines to help healthcare providers adapt to and improve in a quickly evolving environment.

Our Asheville attorneys hold membership in organizations that include the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, the Defense Research Institute, and the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys. Our success has included defending physicians and hospitals against malpractice claims, representation in EEOC investigations, and negotiating terms and unwinding medical practices without litigation nor disruption to the daily operations of clients’ practices.

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Areas of Focus

Fraud & Abuse

With years of experience handling both civil and criminal fraud charges, a healthcare lawyer at our Asheville law offices can provide a sound legal defense for providers accused of fraud and abuse.


The team at The Van Winkle Law Firm can help with a range of legal matters regarding employment, including credentialing, policy and training, contracts, and termination matters.


Our healthcare attorneys are skilled litigators and frequently represent healthcare providers facing professional liability, medical malpractice charges, and accusations of negligence. We can help sort out insurance disputes as well.


We can assist with obtaining professional licensing and certification and represent providers in licensure issues such as professional board inquiries, hearings, complaints, and more.

Regulatory Compliance

Our experienced attorneys work closely with practices and providers to help ensure they comply with state and federal health laws, including HIPAA and other regulatory compliance.


We can provide crucial legal guidance to healthcare providers amidst the complex process of selling, acquiring, or starting a practice or pharmacy.