Burr & Forman

Jane W. Trinkley

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  • J.D., University of South Carolina (1980)
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1976)

South Carolina

  • South Carolina Supreme Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – South Carolina

  • Member and Former Chair, Health Law Section, South Carolina Bar
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, SC Supreme Court Commission on Lawyer Conduct
  • Member, South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Member, John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court
  • The Best Lawyers in America®️, Commercial Litigation (2013-2022)
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Health Care (2012-2018, 2020-2021)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
  • Permanent Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • Recipient, Twin Award, YWCA (2004)
  • Recipient, Civic Star Award, Richland County Bar Association (2003)
  • Represented healthcare providers in compliance and reimbursement, qui tam and common law matters

  • Defended class actions and putative class actions in federal and state courts on issues including hospital pricing, ERISA, environmental, antitrust, consumer lending and product liability

  • Represented employee benefit plans, plan administrators, plan sponsors and beneficiaries litigation of various ERISA issues

  • Represented state and local governmental entities and corporate clients in state and federal constitutional cases

  • Defended antitrust claims for clients in federal courts and regulatory agency

Partner | Columbia, SC

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Health Care

Jane focuses her practice on civil litigation in federal and state courts, and federal and state administrative agencies, with emphasis on health care, class actions, and various constitutional and statutory issues. Her health care practice includes representation of providers in compliance and reimbursement disputes, representation of hospitals in pricing litigation and peer review matters, and representation of professionals before state licensing boards. She also serves as an arbitrator in healthcare disputes, through the American Health Lawyers Association's Dispute Resolution Service.