Maryam is an experienced corporate healthcare and business attorney and a senior member of the management team. In addition to legal counsel, Mrs. Tabatabai provides strategic, regulatory, and compliance advice (including federal and state laws that govern HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, Anti-Kickback, Stark, EKRA and False Claims Act) to Legion’s management team and its governing board.
Most recently, Maryam served as VP and General Counsel at Baylor Genetics where she was a senior member of the management team and oversaw all legal, compliance, and regulatory matters for the company.
Previously, at the international law firm of Baker McKenzie, Maryam represented public, private and non-profit clients in complex transactions specializing in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, restructuring, capital market, securities transactions (including federal and state filings with the Security and Exchange Commission, the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ). Prior to Baker McKenzie, Mrs. Tabatabai was a Law Clerk at the Department of Justice in Washington D.C.
Among many accolades, Maryam has received the Top 50 General Counsel Award from the National Diversity Council.
Mrs. Tabatabai is a Member of the Texas Minority Counsel Program and the American Health Lawyers Association. She was a visiting student at Georgetown University Law Center and received her law degree from the University of Houston and bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Middle Eastern Studies from The University of Texas.
Prior to law school, Maryam taught 8th grade English as a Teach for America corps member where she remains active in the Houston branch of the organization. Her professional and personal priorities include giving back through pro bono work for the Tahirih Justice Center and other advocacy organizations to make a meaningful difference in her community.
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