Toni Peck is a partner in the firm’s Research Triangle Park office and a member of the firm’s Healthcare Team. Her practice is focused on assisting healthcare providers in a variety of regulatory compliance and corporate matters, including Stark law and federal and state Anti-Kickback Statute compliance, HIPAA, 340B Drug Pricing Program, physician recruitment, medical staff issues, and antitrust concerns. 

She also counsels healthcare entities on transactional and business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganizations, management services organizations, academic medical center affiliation agreements, and hospital-physician alignment strategies.

Toni is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Healthcare, as well as by Business North Carolina as a Legal Elite “Young Gun.” She is active within the community, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for SouthLight Healthcare. 

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (BL Rankings), Health Care Law, 2019 – Present
  • Business North Carolina, Legal Elite Young Gun, 2019 – Present
  • North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, Rising Star, 2019
  • Selected to the North Carolina Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) in Health Care Law, 2015 – 2018, 2020 – 2021

Professional Activities

  • Law 360, Health Advisory Board, 2018
  • Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Young Professional Network Membership Engagement Task Force, 2014-2016
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Minorities in the Profession Committee
    • Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys
  • North Carolina State Bar Association
  • Tenth Judicial District and Wake County Bar Association
  • Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Durham, 2010

Civic Activities

  • SouthLight Healthcare, Board of Directors, 2017-Present
  • Lucy Daniels Center, Board of Directors, 2013-2019
  • Artsplosure, Board of Directors, 2014-2017
  • American Heart Association, Triangle Go Red for Women, 2009-2014 (Executive Leadership Team, 2009-2011) 
  • Girls Rock NC, Board Vice President, 2010-2012
  • Woodlake Homeowners Association, Board of Directors, 2013-2016

Publications and Presentations


  • NC Hospital Transparency Act: Proposed Rules and Consequences for Failure to Comply, Health Care Law Note, July 2014
  • The Office of Inspector General's 2013 Work Plan: New Projects Relevant to Health Care Providers, Health Care Law Note, November 2012
  • Government Sanctioned for Failing to Properly Enforce Litigation Hold, Legal HIMformation, November 2012 
  • Implementing EHRs: Strategies for Avoiding Disputes with EHR Vendors and Increasing Provider Leverage, HIT News, American Health Lawyers Association, Co-Author, March 2012
  • Weathering the Coming Storm – Implementing Electronic Health Records: Avoiding and Winning Disputes with EHR Vendors, Prognosis, North Carolina Bar Association, Co-Author, March 2012



  • Ten Stealth Compliance Issues that Can Cost You Big Money, NC Hospital Association, December 2016
  • Pitfalls and Strategies for Hospitals in Physician Contracting, NC Hospital Association, December 2015

Prior Legal Experience

  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, 2017-2020
  • Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, 2012-2017
  • Williams Mullen, 2008-2012

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