Ex-Officio Board Member
Nicholas Gachassin, III, Esq.
Nicholas Gachassin, III is a partner in Gachassin Law Firm, LLC. He graduated with a B.A. in History from Tulane University in 1989. Mr. Gachassin received his law degree (J.D.) from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans in 1994, and his Masters in Health Law (LL.M.) from Loyola University School of Law in Chicago in 1996. He has practiced health law since 1996, practicing extensively in the areas of corporate transactions, governance and regulatory compliance. He works with hospitals, physicians, physician staffing companies, diagnostic centers, rehabilitation facilities, federally qualified healthcare centers, rural health clinics, home health agencies, hospice organizations, nursing homes and durable medical equipment companies.
Mr. Gachassin is licensed to practice in Louisiana and Mississippi. And, is a member of several organizations, including the American Health Lawyers Association, the Louisiana Association of Hospital Attorneys, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Louisiana Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association and the Lafayette Civitan Club. In addition to his practice, Mr. Gachassin teaches a course on legal issues in healthcare administration for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette's MBA program and is a frequent speaker on health law issues.