James Kovota, A'91, L'94, is an attorney with Sullivan, Stolier & Resor in New Orleans, where he practices healthcare law. Kovota has worked for the firm since 1994. His work focuses primarily on healthcare fraud, abuse and compliance; provider reimbursement; provider licensure and Medicare/Medicaid participation; administrative appeals; and contractual issues.
Kovata obtained his Bachelor of Arts in 1991, summa cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans. In 1994, he was a cum laude graduate of Loyola University College of Law, where he was also a published member of the Loyola Law Review.
Kovata is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, the American Bar Association and its health law section, as well as the American Health Lawyers Association.