Esther Yu

Associate General Counsel

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Esther Yu is an associate general counsel focusing on health care regulatory and corporate matters. Prior to joining Emory’s Office of the General Counsel, Esther was a counsel at the law firm Alston & Bird LLP, where she focused her practice on health care regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters for health care providers as well as health plans.  Esther graduated in 2009 from the Emory University School of Law, where she served as a managing editor on the Emory Law Journal.  Esther is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas

  • Healthcare and Related Services Contracts
  • Laboratory and Sleep Center Services
  • Executive/Corporate Health and Professional Sports Arrangements
  • Hospital and Clinic Operations
  • General Regulatory Counseling (e.g., Healthcare Fraud and Abuse, HIPAA)
  • Healthcare Transactions
  • Reproductive Health Care Issues
  • Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder Issues