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Heather M. Claus, Of Counsel
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Sacramento Attorney
Heather M. Claus, Of Counsel

Phone: 916.441.2430


Languages: English, Spanish

Heather M. Claus is a health care attorney with broad experience navigating the dynamic legal and regulatory health care landscape. She is well-versed in pertinent federal and state laws, including HIPAA, False Claims, ERISA, Knox-Keene, Stark, Anti-Kickback, the California Consumer Privacy Act, Public Records, and the Brown Act. Her practice focuses on assisting private and public health care payors, providers, and facilities with regulatory and compliance matters including license applications and modifications, compliance filings, policies and procedures, regulatory body audits, and acquisitions. She also counsels clients on issues pertaining to Medicaid, Medicare, the health insurance exchanges, and the Affordable Care Act.

Prior to joining Wilke Fleury, Heather was an Associate at a Sacramento-based boutique law firm focusing exclusively on health law and litigation. She has litigated complex health care issues including COBRA, coverage disputes, and breach of contract in state and federal court, administrative hearings, and alternative dispute resolution.         

Practice Areas:

  • Business Entities & Transactions
  • Corporate & Business
  • Healthcare
  • Litigation


  • University of San Diego School of LawJ.D. (2012)
  • Institute on International & Comparative Law (Barcelona, Spain) (2011)
  • University of California, Los AngelesB.A. (2006)

Professional Experience:

  • 2016-2018 DSR Health Law: Associate
  • 2015-2016 Central California Alliance for Health: Contracts Manager, Compliance
  • 2013-2015 University of California, San Diego Health System: Senior Contracts Analyst 

Licenses and Admissions:

  • State of California
  • United States District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of California

Professional Involvement and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Health Care Law Section
  • Women Lawyers of Sacramento
  • University of San Diego School of Law
    • Board Member (2018 – present)

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyers – Northern California Rising Star 2019

Civic and Community Involvement:

  • Sacramento ESL Program
    • Board Member (2017 – present)
  • Legal Services of Northern California
    • Volunteer Attorney (2019 -present)


Heather studied abroad in Madrid and Barcelona and speaks fluent Spanish.  In her free time she enjoys ballet, occasional half marathons, and frequent trivia nights.

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Wilke Fleury LLP

621 Capitol Mall
Suite 900
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

Law Firm Contact: David A. Frenznick

Tel: 916.441.2430

Fax: 916.442.6664



Member Since: 2010

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