Carolyn Buckley's practice focuses on advising health care clients on regulatory and compliance matters, with an emphasis on fraud and abuse issues and HIPAA compliance. She is recognized as a Health Law Specialist, certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. Her experience includes representing air medical transportation companies, hospice care companies, and other health care providers in health care transactions, compliance and regulatory matters, and other business matters.

Carolyn is additionally experienced in drafting and negotiating medical director agreements, commercial leases, master service agreements, employment agreements, clinical training affiliation agreements, and business associate agreements for a wide variety of industries.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Co-presenter, Healthcare Compliance Issues During Sale and Acquisition: Practical Approaches to Due Diligence and Beyond, HCCA’s 26th Annual Compliance Institute, March 2022, Phoenix, AZ

News & Appearances

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Son of a Saint, Legal Committee
  • Young Leadership Council
    - Secretary/General Counsel, 2016
    - Board of Directors, 2015-2018
    - Membership Committee, 2015-2018


The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch List, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, 2021-2023

Board Member of the Year Award, Young Leadership Council, 2017

Editor-in-Chief, Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law


Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2012

American University, B.A., 2004

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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