Laura Nelson is an attorney in the Health Law practice at Stinson Leonard Street.
Laura represents a wide variety of health care clients, including hospitals, multi-hospital systems, clinics, physician groups, health care professionals, nonprofit organizations, health insurers, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and medical device and pharmaceutical companies.
Laura practices provider, health plan and insurance, and nonprofit law with an emphasis on transactional, contracting, and regulatory issues. She advises clients on federal and state fraud and abuse laws, professional and facility licensing requirements, governance issues, credentialing and medical staff issues, physician recruitment and employment, tax exempt organization matters, clinical trials, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), and other regulatory compliance matters. She also advises public entities and other organizations on the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act and Open Meeting Law. Additionally, Laura represents pro bono clients in asylum and naturalization matters.
Prior to joining Stinson Leonard Street, Laura served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Lorie Skjerven Gildea, chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. During law school, Laura served as a law clerk in the University of Minnesota Office of the General Counsel.
Before attending law school, Laura worked at a community bank and was an intern for the Minnesota State Senate.