- Maurer School of Law Academy of Law Alumni Fellows (2022)
Waltz is a health care partner with Foley & Lardner LLP in San Francisco, where she works with clients throughout the health care industry. She is the co-chair of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group and Health Care Industry Team, and former co-chair of the Life Sciences Industry Team. Waltz is also a member of the Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations and Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations Practices. Prior to joining the firm in 1998, Waltz served as assistant regional counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in San Francisco, primarily handling Medicare issues including survey and certification and various types of reimbursement disputes. She has held collateral appointments as a special assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern and Northern Districts of California. Waltz is a past chair of the Women’s Network Steering Committee at Foley. She is also a member the Health Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section, the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, and the Health Care Compliance Association. Waltz has been consistently ranked as one of the top health care attorneys in California by Chambers USA (2009-21) where she is described as “the gold standard for issues with CMS” (2015) and “a leader in fraud and abuse” and “a masterful negotiator” (2014). She is deeply committed to the Law School, and is a long-standing member of the Law School’s Board of Visitors, having served since 2009.