Terra Lord Parten focuses her practice on regulatory, transactional and corporate matters with an emphasis on the healthcare industry. Her regulatory practice includes issues relating to Stark and anti-kickback compliance; Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, billing and reimbursement; Medicare fraud and abuse laws; Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), and other federal and state regulatory requirements; and licensure and accreditation.
Terra’s transactional and corporate practice includes mergers; stock and asset acquisitions; reorganization and recapitalization transactions; corporate governance and formation issues; preparation and negotiation of management agreements, professional services agreements, and employment agreements; and other general business matters.
Terra earned her Juris Doctor in 2010 from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she graduated with highest honors and was named to the Order of the Coif. She was a recipient of the Comfort Scholarship and earned American Jurisprudence awards in Antitrust II, Conflicts of Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Federal Securities Regulation, Intellectual Property, Mergers and Acquisitions, Secured Transactions, and Torts II.
While in law school, Terra served as note editor for the Oklahoma Law Review and is the author of “Closing Loopholes or Creating More? Why a Narrow Application of SORNA Threatens to Defeat the Statute’s Purpose,” Vol. 62, No. 2 Oklahoma Law Review (2010). She also served on the Dean’s Council and spent time working for the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C.