Candace C. Sandoval

Candace is an associate in the Health Care group. She counsels hospitals and medical staffs in regulatory and medico-legal matters, with an emphasis on peer review, privileging and credentialing, and other quality improvement activities.
Candace Sandoval Portrait

Client Work

Candace counsels hospitals and their medical staffs in peer review investigations, the corrective action process, judicial review and resulting appellate proceedings, as well as privileging and credentialing of physicians and other quality improvement activities.

She also assists clients in responding to subpoenas from the Medical Board of California and fulfilling mandatory reporting obligations with the Medical Board of California and the National Practitioner Data Bank. Candace has experience with medical staff governance, regulatory, and compliance issues, including reviewing bylaws, rules and regulations, and policies.

Previous Work

Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, Candace was a health care associate at a national law firm, where she primarily served in a role supporting prominent judicial review proceeding hearing officers. Candace also counseled clients in business transactions for ambulatory surgery centers and public financings for California cities, water districts, special districts, joint powers authorities, school districts, and former redevelopment agencies, including drafting various agreements and performing diligence review.

During law school, Candace was a District of Columbia certified student attorney at Georgetown Law’s Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Law Clinic, where she provided entity formation services and counseled nonprofit associations and startup ventures regarding general corporate governance matters and 501(c)(3) tax compliance.

She was a staff member of The Tax Lawyer journal. Candace also spent time as a law clerk with several national law firms as well as with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, where she assisted deputy district attorneys in all phases of vertical prosecutions.

Professional Activities

Candace is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, and the California Minority Counsel Program.

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions

Candace’s articles and publications include:

Life Beyond the Law

Candace loves ancient Japanese and impressionist art and traveling. Candace is conversant in Spanish.