Kaufman and Canoles

Jason R. Davis

Member

Office: Norfolk

T (757) 624.3119
F (888) 360.9092

jrdavis@kaufcan.com

Jason is the Co-Chair of the Health Care Practice Group and Co-Chair of the Physician Representation Team of Kaufman & Canoles. His healthcare litigation and counseling practice includes representing and advising hospitals, physicians, long term care facilities and other healthcare providers. He also handles trust and estate litigation matters as part of the Private Client Services Practice Group. He is Chair of the firm's Associates Committee and serves on the Diversity Committee.

Practice Areas

Industries

Representative Matters

  • Handled investigations, risk assessments and reporting obligations for potential HIPAA breaches involving several to several thousand patients on behalf of physician practice groups large and small, hospitals and teaching institutions
  • Handled government investigations of alleged HIPAA breaches and violations on behalf of healthcare providers of various types
  • Defended breach of health information lawsuits against healthcare providers
  • Advised healthcare providers of all types on HIPAA breach prevention and compliance
  • Represented an emergency room physician in a wrongful death medical malpractice trial in North Carolina federal court
  • Represented an orthopedic surgeon in a medical malpractice trial in Virginia state court
  • Defended a hospital in an EMTALA trial in Virginia federal court
  • Defended a labor and delivery nurse in a medical malpractice trial in Virginia state court
  • Defended a nursing home in a medical malpractice trial in Virginia state court
  • Defended a critical care specialist in proceedings before the Virginia Board of Medicine in a case involving a patient death
  • Serves as lead counsel for a large hospital
  • Represented various healthcare providers in HIPAA complaints and investigations, HIPAA breach notification proceedings and breach of privacy claims by patients
  • Counseled a major hospital system through re-drafting of consent forms for regulatory compliance and other legal concerns
  • Prepared numerous hospitals for disclosures of unexpected events to patients and families
  • Developed peer review and quality assurance programs for physician practices
  • Counseled numerous hospitals on JCAHO compliance, medical staff matters, quality assurance, EMTALA, HIPAA, Medicare CoPs, healthcare decisions and other regulatory and risk management issues
  • Counseled numerous physicians and practice groups on issues of risk management and regulatory compliance   
  • Serves as counsel for healthcare providers in various types of commercial litigation

Recognition and honors

  • Virginia’s Legal Elite; Virginia Business Magazine, 2007-2015
  • Virginia Super Lawyers; Law & Politics, 2008-2016
  • Virginia Rising Stars; Law & Politics, 2007
  • Future Star; Benchmark Litigation, 2008-2009, 2013-2014 
  • CIVIC Leadership Institute Class of 2015
  • Top Forty Under Forty; Inside Business, 2007
  • Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable William T. Prince, United States Magistrate Judge; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • William & Mary Law Review

Associations

  • Virginia Bar Association; Healthcare and Litigation Sections
  • North Carolina Bar Association; Healthcare and Litigation Sections
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys; Former Chair, Medical Malpractice Section
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Virginia Chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • The Williams School; President, 2013-present; Board of Trustees, 2012-present; Head of School Search Committee, 2011
  • The Norfolk Forum; Board of Directors, 2014-present
  • Norfolk SPCA; Immediate Past President, Board of Directors

Education

  • University of Virginia; B.S. with distinction, 1991
  • College of William & Mary School of Law; J.D., 1994

Webinars

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