Jennifer Ann McDaniel

Senior Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 214 855 8143
United States
T:+1 214 855 8143
Jennifer Ann McDaniel

Jennifer Ann McDaniel


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Jennifer McDaniel is senior counsel in the Norton Rose Fulbright Healthcare Transactions Group. She has broad health care transaction, regulatory and operational experience working with academic medical centers, health care systems, medical practices and hospitals. 

Jennifer maintains a particular focus on graduate medical education (GME) matters, assisting institutions sponsoring GME programs and individual GME programs through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accreditation and site visit process.  Jennifer works with institutions and GME programs to conduct GME policy reviews and policy revisions, address ACGME citations, engage in graduate medical education structural analyses and counsel clients on compliance with ACGME Requirements. 

In addition to GME matters, Jennifer regularly assists health care clients with Medicare reimbursement matters, contract negotiations and contract drafting.

Prior to re-joining the firm in 2018, Jennifer served as in-house counsel at a pediatric non-profit hospital where she supported the hospital on contract and operations matters.  Jennifer also provided counsel on Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and regulatory compliance issues. She has worked as an attorney advisor with the US Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) in Irvine, California and has assisted clients through the Medicare appeals process. 

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JD, magna cum laude, University of Illinois
BA, cum laude, Political Science, Truman State University

Jennifer is admitted to practice in Illinois, Texas and Massachusetts.

  • Illinois State Bar
  • Massachusetts State Bar
  • Texas State Bar
  • Assisted multiple academic medical centers and hospitals in the analysis of its GME structure and operations. 
  • Audit, review and update the GME policies and procedures of multiple large academic medical centers and associated participating sites. 
  • Assumes responsibility for health care transactions requiring preparation of operating agreements, management agreements and other contractual forms and documents.
  • Evaluates and provides guidance of Medicare reimbursement matters.
  • Providing guidance on licensing and change of ownership issues.
  • Advising clients on rules and regulations governing non-profit organizations.
  • Managing organizations of business entities, including not-for-profit corporations and limited liability companies. 
  • Legal 500 US, Recommended Lawyer, Education, The Legal 500, 2022

Three Notable and Current Topics in Graduate Medical Education to Follow,  Legal Update (2024), Co-author.

GAO Report Recognizes that Improper Payments are not Necessarily the Result of Fraud, Legal  Update (2024), Co-author. 

The Future of Pediatric Training and Workforce Development in Children's Hospitals: A CHGME Snapshot, Client Alert for American Health Lawyers Association 2023 Annual Meeting, June 2023, Co-author.

 New Compliance Considerations For OB-GYN Grad Programs, Law360, October 17, 2022, Co-author.

The ACGME's New 2021 Institutional Requirements: Expanding Institutional Responsibilities, Healthcare Business Today, July 28, 2021, Co-author.

  • American Health Lawyers Association   
  • Boston Bar Association 
  • State Bar of Texas - Health Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association - Health Law Section