Sabrina M. Punia-Ly
She advises a broad range of health care clients, including medical staffs, hospitals, health systems, long-term care facilities, medical groups, and durable medical equipment suppliers in litigation, regulatory, operational, and medico-legal matters.
Sabrina has extensive experience representing health care clients in provider disputes ranging from reimbursement and contract disputes to the representation of plans and medical provider networks (MPNs) in provider selection and removal disputes.
She regularly advises clients on transactional matters, regulatory compliance issues and government investigations as it pertains to the state and federal False Claims Act, regulations set forth by The Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), provider licensing, EMTALA, and Stark Laws.
In addition, Sabrina has represented clients in a broad range of workplace-related cases, including breach of employment contract, retaliation, race, gender, and disability discrimination, harassment, violations of disability and medical leave laws, wage-and-hour claims, and workplace torts such as defamation and wrongful termination in violation of public policy. She has also counseled companies in relation to varying personnel issues and sound personnel policies and manuals.
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Sabrina was a Trial Associate in the Orange County office of an international law firm. While in law school, she served as the Co-Editor-in-Chief and Articles Editor of UCLA’s Women’s Law Journal, externed at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and volunteered at the Right to Health Clinic.
Sabrina is a Board Member for the Orange County Asian American Bar Association. She serves as the Sub-Committee Chair for the Mass Torts Committee for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Health Care Law Section.
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
Sabrina's recent presentations include:
- NAPABA 2019, Gamechangers and Tightrope Walkers – How Digital Health Companies Can Balance Innovation and Government Compliance with Data Use, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Health, November 9, 2019 (moderator)
Life Beyond the Law
Sabrina is an avid distance runner, aspiring confectioner, and stimulated kindle bookworm.
Bar & Court Admissions
- California Bar
- US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
- US District Court, Northern District of California
- US District Court, Central District of California
- US District Court, Southern District of California
University of California, Los Angeles, School of LawJDUniversity of MinnesotaMPPUniversity of California, BerkeleyBA