Roetzel & Andress LPA is pleased to announce that Lesley R. Arca has joined the firm as an associate in Chicago. She is a member of the firm’s Health Care practice.
Ms. Arca’s practice focuses on health care law, with an emphasis on representing and counseling health care providers and companies. Her clients include physicians, home health care agencies, non-medical home service agencies, and medical spa start-ups, addressing issues ranging from federal and state-level health care compliance, corporate formation and compliance, share and interest purchase transactions, contract drafting and negotiation, employment issues, and litigation on administrative, state and federal levels.
Ms. Arca is frequently called upon by various publications and organizations to share insight into health care law. She has presented on HIPAA/HITECH, False Claims Act, and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance and federal investigations to home health care agencies and individual health care providers. She knows first-hand the challenges of operating a health care-related company as a former general counsel and shareholder of an Illinois non-medical home services agency.
Ms. Arca is a member of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago where she was its 2017 President, National Filipino American Lawyers Association, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago. A former General Counsel of Above & Beyond Network Home Care Services, Inc., Ms. Arca is a 2016 inductee into the National Federation of Filipino American Associations’ (NaFFAA) Circle of Empowered Women.
She received her J.D. from the University of Illinois with pro bono notation and a B.A. in Biological Sciences and Asian American Studies from Northwestern University.