Charis K. Zimmick
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Charis K. Zimmick

Associate
zimmick.charis@dorsey.com

Overview

Charis assists clients with healthcare regulatory compliance and transactional matters.
Charis works with clients throughout the healthcare industry, including hospitals, pharmacies, healthcare systems, research institutions, and long term care providers. Her practice includes advising clients on HIPAA, the Stark law, state and federal anti-kickback statutes, and state licensure requirements. She also aids clients with telemedicine and digital health issues. Charis maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing clients seeking asylum in the United States.

Education & Admissions

University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 2019),

  • cum laude
  • Ray and Ethel Brown Award in Legal Writing, 2019
  • Best Performance Distinctions – Constitutional Law II, Federal Jurisdiction
  • Dean’s Academic Achievement Award
  • Pro Bono Society Membership and Award of Distinction
  • Wisconsin Law Review – Articles Editor

University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.A., Political Science, 2014)

Admissions

  • Minnesota

Languages

  • Spanish (proficient)

Experience

Representative Experience

Healthcare:

  • Advise client regarding HIPAA privacy regulations;
  • Experience drafting consulting, clinical trial, and physician employment agreements;
  • Counsel client on a variety of state and federal controlled substances regulations;
  • Due diligence review on corporate healthcare transactions;
  • Draft admissions agreements and related documents for long term care facilities;
  • Develop policies and procedures for pharmacies in compliance with state and federal regulations.

Pro Bono:

  • Represent clients seeking asylum in the United States;
  • Assist victims of domestic abuse in obtaining restraining orders;
  • Prepare amicus brief for housing discrimination case.

Industries & Practices

  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Transactions & Regulations

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member, American Constitution Society
  • Volunteer, CARA Pro Bono Project
Charis K. Zimmick