Christina A. Ravelo
Christina Ravelo is an associate in the firm’s corporate department and works primarily in the health care and life sciences regulatory and compliance groups.
During law school, Christina was the associate symposium editor of the American University Law Review. Christina also interned with the Honorable Rudolph Contreras of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Before law school, Christina was a bilingual teacher in Dallas, Texas, as a Teach for America corps member. As an undergraduate at The George Washington University, Christina interned at the U.S. House of Representatives. She is a native of Miami, Florida.
- Advised private equity clients during health care transactions in the pharmaceutical, home health, and dental service industries.
- Defended pharmaceutical companies against allegations of violations of the False Claims Act and the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act.
- Advised health care and research institutions in connection with internal investigations involving allegations of research misconduct.
- Advised health care organizations regarding compliance with HIPAA and state data privacy laws, federal and state fraud and abuse laws, and state data breach notification requirements.
- Advised medical device companies on their compliance policies, agreement structures, and Sunshine Act reporting obligations when providing funds and products pursuant to grants and donations.
- Developed materials for health care organizations on the application of the EU’s GDPR to their research and health care operations.
- Advised health care providers on Medicaid billing and coding requirements, including NCCI implementation, billing code modifications, and state-specific coding requirements.
- Developed materials for clients regarding advertising of restricted medical devices and general rules regarding advertising and promotion of medical devices.
- Co-author, “The Research Compliance Landscape Is Evolving Quickly,” Law360 (June 24, 2020)
- JD, magna cum laude, American University Washington College of Law, 2018; Order of the Coif; Outstanding Graduate Award; Associate Symposium Editor, American University Law Review
- BA (International Affairs & Religion), The George Washington University, 2013; John Henry Cowles Prize; Theta Alpha Kappa
Admissions / Qualifications
- District of Columbia, 2019