Rebecca Kennedy is an associate in Goodwin’s Life Sciences group and Healthcare practice, focusing her practice on health care regulatory and compliance matters. Ms. Kennedy advises clients on a range of regulatory issues, as well as the regulatory aspects of complex health care transactions, including corporate practice of medicine and fee splitting, state licensing, HIPAA compliance, compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws, and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues. Ms. Kennedy holds a certification in healthcare compliance (CHC) from the Health Care Compliance Association.

Ms. Kennedy received her J.D., summa cum laude, in 2016 from Georgia State University College of Law, where she served on the board of the Georgia State University Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. In 2012, Ms. Kennedy graduated from Agnes Scott College with a B.A. in psychology and political science.

Ms. Kennedy is admitted to practice in Georgia only. Her practice is supervised by D.C.-admitted lawyers at Goodwin.

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Ms. Kennedy has worked on a range of matters including:

  • Advised Aldrich Capital Partners in its acquisition of Rhythm Management Group Corp., a minority-owned provider of remote monitoring services for cardiac patients.
  • Advised Cano Health in its of acquisition of Doctor’s Medical Center, a provider of primary care and multi-specialty healthcare services. 
  • Advised Tapestry, a family office private equity firm, in its acquisition of Danta Health Limited Liability Company d/b/a Vital Interaction, a healthcare software provider based in Austin, TX and specializes in automating complex communication workflows.
  • Advised Clearview Capital portfolio company Community Medical Services in its acquisition of the office-based opioid treatment center, Restorative Health and Recovery.*
  • Advised Clearview Capital in its recapitalization of Capitol Imaging Services, a large provider of outpatient diagnostic imaging services in Louisiana and Alabama.*
  • Advised a large optometry and ophthalmology management company in multiple acquisitions of practices nationwide.*
  • Served as temporary in-house counsel to the largest health insurer in Tennessee.*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Kennedy was a regulatory health care associate at a national law firm in Atlanta. While in law school, she served as a judicial intern to Justice David Nahmias of the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Professional Activities
Ms. Kennedy is a member of the Georgia and Atlanta Bar Associations, as well as a member of AHLA and the Health Care Compliance Association.


Ms. Kennedy has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Ones to Watch for her work in Health Care Law 2022. 

Ms. Kennedy is included in Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2021.

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J.D., 2016
Georgia State University College of Law
(summa cum laude)
B.A., Psychology, Political Science, 2012
Agnes Scott College



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