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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2015, Deans List; CALI Award in Illinois Litigation
    • B.A., Grand Valley State University, 2011, Criminal Justice, Psychology; Dean's List; Order of Omega
Sara Avakian delivers practical legal recommendations to clients in an efficient manner.  She focuses her practice in regulatory and operational compliance of health care providers, including long-term care facilities, senior housing entities, and hospitals.  Clients rely on Sara’s guidance to maintain compliance with state licensing and federal certification regulations.  From reviewing contracts to responding to surveys, Sara assists with resolving regulatory issues with government agencies.

Sara is also able to capitalize on her litigation background to assist clients with disputes, such as appealing findings of non-compliance.  She routinely appears before regulatory agencies that oversee the health care industry, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, the Office of the Inspector General, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, and other state and federal governmental agencies on behalf of clients.