WANDALY FERNÁNDEZ is an associate in the Healthcare group. Wandaly focuses her practice on matters including healthcare enforcement, healthcare regulatory and compliance counseling, and strategic counseling in connection with public policy proposals. Her experience includes healthcare fraud and abuse, counseling clients undergoing federal and state investigations, defending clients against False Claims Act allegations, and HIPAA and HITECH implementation and compliance. Wandaly also has experience with technology-assisted review (TAR) tools and the use of predictive coding in healthcare litigation matters, and has worked with clients on various e-discovery issues.
Wandaly represents a variety of companies on these matters including pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device manufacturers, clinical laboratories and diagnostic test manufacturers, healthcare providers, employers that sponsor group health plans and entities that are considered business associates.
Prior to joining Sidley, Wandaly worked as a healthcare associate at a national law firm where she worked predominantly on healthcare fraud and litigation matters as well as counseling clients on compliance matters.
Upon graduation Wandaly earned the Law School Alumni Association Award from the University of Maryland School of Law recognizing her qualities of character and leadership.
Wandaly is fluent in Spanish.