• kanderson@londonamburn.com
  • (865) 637-0203 (ext. 237)

Karin Anderson

Areas of Practice:
Healthcare Law
Healthcare Compliance
Healthcare Board Investigations
General Corporate and Business Law
Government & Private Payor Reimbursement Claims Defense
Medical Malpractice Defense
Medical Staff Issues

States Licensed:

Tennessee Supreme Court
Tennessee Court of Appeals

University of Tennessee College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1992
Clemson University, Bachelor of Science, Nursing – 1987

About Karin Anderson:
Karin Anderson has been practicing law and serving the healthcare industry for 25 years. She is special counsel to London Amburn. Her practice focuses on healthcare law with concentrations in compliance, fraud and abuse enforcement, medical staff/peer review, regulatory issues including HIPAA, contracts, board licensing matters, medical malpractice litigation, and government and private payor reimbursement claims defense for physician practices, hospitals and healthcare companies.

Ms. Anderson began her career as a registered oncology/hematology nurse at an academic hospital. Since becoming an attorney, she has represented a wide variety of healthcare clients, including the State of Tennessee Health Related Boards and nonprofit organ procurement, transplant and dialysis clinics, and served as corporate legal counsel for publicly traded hospital corporations. In her role as corporate counsel, she implemented a variety of companywide compliance initiatives, including hospital-physician contracting, a program for fraud and abuse matters with government enforcement agencies or payors, compliance programs and associated training, and litigation e-discovery programs. 

A significant portion of her law career has been dedicated to defending providers, including doctors, nurses and advanced practice professionals. She is adept at healthcare regulatory and compliance matters. She also has owned and operated her own business, giving her unique insight into the daily pressures physicians and healthcare companies face in successfully managing their services.

Ms. Anderson is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association and is active with the East Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women. She is an adjunct professor of health law at Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law. She is a frequent speaker on healthcare compliance topics at national corporate meetings and healthcare industry conferences.

She lives with her family in Oak Ridge and has a son who attends the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She enjoys being on the lakes of East Tennessee and spending time with her wonderful friends and family.

Representative Matters

  • Represented hospitals and physicians in defense of healthcare fraud and abuse enforcement matters with the Department of Justice, the Office of Inspector General and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • Represented hospitals, physicians and pharmacies in payor audits or repayments.
  • Represented providers in insurance network quality of care matters and provider termination appeals.
  • Represented providers and facilities before the Tennessee Department of Health licensure boards in licensure violation investigations, consent orders and hearings and facility related licensure survey matters addressing survey deficiencies and action plans.
  • Reviewed contracts for providers/hospitals related to business needs (vendor services, leases) and healthcare services (physician employment, recruitment and professional services agreements) in majority of states.
  • Represented facilities and companies in merger and acquisitions, including contract reviews and litigation assessments.
  • Represented National Board Exam in the development of ADA policies and processes for accommodations.
  • Represented health care employers in employment related matters such as COVID related issues, and provided employee education and training.
  • Represented hospitals and physicians against medical malpractice claims, including a case heard by the United States Supreme Court. In the course of resolving medical malpractice lawsuits, participated in various settlement forums including mediations, binding arbitration and alternative dispute resolutions.