Claire M. Bass

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Claire Bass focuses her growing practice on general matters, with an emphasis on health care law. Her comprehensive research skills, combined with her experience with authoring memorandums and primers on a variety of legal matters, make her a valuable team member on whom her colleagues can rely for thoughtful contributions.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association

Prior Positions

  • BakerHostetler: Summer Associate (2020)
  • Georgia State University College of Law
    • Graduate Research Assistant (2020 to 2021)
    • Center for Law, Health and Society (2019 to 2020)
  • Voices for Georgia's Children: Legal Researcher (2019 to 2020)
  • Morehouse College of Medicine: Legal Researcher (2019 to 2020)


  • Georgia


  • J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2021, magna cum laude; CALI Awards: Genetics and the Law, Public Health Law; Student Health Law Association; Environmental Law Society; Immigration Law Society
  • B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015


In The Blogs

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Health Law Update
Challenge to the FDA's Approval of Abortion Medication
By Claire M. Bass, Amy E. Fouts
April 17, 2023
On Friday, April 7, both the Northern District of Texas and the Eastern District of Washington issued decisions impacting the FDA approval of the abortion drug mifepristone. The Texas decision blocks prescribing and dispensing of...
Health Law Update
FDA Approves Abortion Pill for Sale by Retail Pharmacies
By Claire M. Bass, Amy E. Fouts
January 13, 2023
On Jan. 3, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a rule allowing more retail pharmacies to dispense abortion pills upon completion of a certification process. The FDA finalized the changes after reviewing supplemental...
Health Law Update
Georgia 6-Week Abortion Law Is Void Ab Initio
By Claire M. Bass, Amy E. Fouts
November 18, 2022
On Nov. 15, the Superior Court of Fulton County issued an order finding that two sections of the Georgia LIFE Act (the Act) – Sections 4 and 11 – were void ab initio. Section 4 of the Act criminalized abortions after the detection of a...
Health Law Update
Federal Judge Blocks Idaho from Enforcing Abortion Ban in Emergencies
By Claire M. Bass, Amy E. Fouts, Gregory A. Tanner
September 1, 2022
On Aug. 24, the United States District Court for the District of Idaho issued a preliminary injunction blocking the enforcement of Idaho’s new abortion law. The law was set to take effect on Aug. 25, 2022. As previously reported, the U.S...
Health Law Update
DOJ Alleges Idaho Abortion Law Violates EMTALA
By Claire M. Bass, Amy E. Fouts, Gregory A. Tanner
August 4, 2022
On Aug. 2, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed suit against the state of Idaho to block a state abortion law set to take effect on Aug. 25, claiming that it violates the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act of 1986...