Ellesha M. LeCluyse


Ellesha's practice focuses primarily on Healthcare and Corporate Law.

Contact Information

200 Public Square, Suite 3270. Cleveland, Ohio 44114


Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Kansas State University, B.S., Life Sciences, Minor in Biology


Ellesha advises clients on all areas of healthcare compliance:

  • HIPAA and state privacy and security laws
  • Stark Law
  • Anti-Kickback statute
  • False Claims Act, and other healthcare fraud and abuse laws
  • Medicare and Medicaid compliance and billing issues
  • State regulation of healthcare providers, including scope of practice, licensure and certification matters
  • State licensure board disciplinary investigations and proceedings for advance practice registered nurses, physician assistants, physicians, and chiropractors
  • Employment agreement negotiations for healthcare providers such as advanced practice registered nurses, physicians and physician assistants
  • Independent practice association and management services organization formation
  • Multidisciplinary practice formation
  • Other general healthcare compliance, licensure and corporate matters for individuals and entities such as hospitals, physician practices, chiropractic practices, nurse practitioner practices, multidisciplinary practices, ambulatory surgical centers, drug and alcohol rehab facilities, and other health care providers

Ellesha also advises client on corporate matters such as:

  • Commercial real estate lease reviews and negotiations
  • General contract negotiations, including employment and independent contractor agreements
  • Third-party payor contracts and vendor contracts

Ellesha graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law with a concentration in Health Law. She was a Summer Associate and Law Clerk for BMD while completing school.  Prior to coming to BMD, she served as a research assistant at Case Western Reserve University and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge David D. Dowd, Jr. of the Northern District of Ohio.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio Bar
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
    • Healthcare Law Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Health Law Section

Presentations & Publications

  • Working with Mid-Level Providers: Supervision and Collaboration Requirements for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, Ohio State Chiropractic Association On Target (2017)
  • Responding to State Licensure Board Investigations, Journal of Medical Practice Management (2016)
  • The Spectrum of Competency: Determining a Standard for Pro Se Representation, 65 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 1239 (2015)
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