Larissa practices within the firm's Business and Securities Litigation Department, and is a member of the Energy Litigation Group. She represents clients on a variety of matters, such as defending against class action suits, mediating and litigating complex contract disputes, and regulatory investigations. She also advises clients on risk mitigation and compliance with state and federal law.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Larissa practiced law at the Washington, D.C., office of an international firm, where she represented corporate clients in arbitration and in federal courts in a variety of areas, ranging from trademark infringement, to complex contract disputes, to corporate civil defense of antitrust issues.
Most recently, Larissa served as general counsel and compliance officer for a medical billing company, where she oversaw and monitored corporate and client adherence to federal and state statutes and regulations, in addition to contractual obligations and internal policies and procedures of third party payers. Among other things, she advised and trained staff and clients on all relevant healthcare compliance matters; drafted and negotiated contracts; attended to all corporate employment law matters; ensured compliance with all fair debt collection legislation; periodically audited compliance risk areas; and interfaced with and managed outside counsel.
While pursuing her law degree at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Larissa was honored with the distinction of Order of the Coif. Additionally, Larissa served as the Symposia Editor of the Benjamin N. Cardozo Law Review and as a Representative and Treasurer of the Student Bar Association.
Member, Board of Directors, Monticello Area Community Action Agency (MACAA)
Member, Charlottesville Albemarle Bar Association, Bench-Bar Committee
Certified Professional Coder, American Association of Professional Coders
Former Member, Health Care Compliance Association
Former Member, American Health Lawyers AssociationFormer Member, Medical Group Management Association