Summer D. Swallow


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Summer Swallow focuses her practice on providing legal services to the healthcare industry. Her practice is concentrated on fraud, abuse and enforcement matters. Additionally, she has experience providing regulatory and compliance advice to health industry clients, including hospitals and hospital systems, physicians and physician group practices, and dialysis providers.

Summer has represented clients in enforcement actions by the Department of Justice, the Office of Inspector General and the state Attorney General’s Office, including matters related to Medicare and Medicaid billing compliance, prohibited referrals, corporate oversight and exclusions from federal and state healthcare programs, and other false claims allegations. She counsels clients regarding corporate compliance matters, including assisting and advising clients on internal investigations, self-disclosing potential violations and repayment issues.

Summer has assisted clients on Medicare, Medicaid and other governmental reimbursement and coverage matters. She also has experience in payment disputes and recovery activities involving commercial payors. Summer regularly handles state licensing matters and assists clients with enrollment in governmental payment programs throughout the United States.

In addition, Summer has extensive experience in the field of commercial health-related real estate transactions, including the representation of large healthcare companies with respect to their commercial real estate portfolios across the United States.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association


Prior Positions

  • State Senator Kyle Janek, University of Houston Health Law and Policy Institute: Fellow
  • Harris County District Attorney's Office: Intern 
  • First Court of Appeals: Intern 


  • Texas, 2006


  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2006; Member, Health Law Journal
  • B.A., Political Science, Baylor University, 2002