Jeffrey Lane

JeffreyLaneRegulatory Affairs Consultant
Phone: 404-874-1700

Jeffrey Lane plays an integral role in the firm’s credentialing work, with an emphasis on matters before the Georgia Composite Medical Board involving license revocations, suspensions, compliance issues, and other disciplinary matters.  Mr. Lane brings over 30 years of experience to our firm’s representation of health care providers in complex cases, including twelve years of work as the Director of Investigations at the Georgia Composite Medical Board and nine years as the Director of Investigations at the Georgia Office of Secretary of State.

During his tenure in these positions, Mr. Lane was responsible for directing, planning, and coordinating all operations of the Investigative/Enforcement Division of the Board, managing all criminal and administrative investigations concerning licensees under the jurisdiction of the Board, and managing all pre-investigative and post-investigative procedures to include disciplinary follow-up and compliance.  Mr. Lane also developed policy and procedure for the division and developed and delivered lectures and training on a variety of topics related to the regulation of the practice of medicine.

In 2012, Mr. Lane joined Allen & McCain, P.C. where he continues to assist our legal team in challenging cases that impact our clients’ licenses, medical practices, and careers.

Areas of Focus

Composite Board Investigations
Health Care Licensing Disciplinary Matters
Credentialing and Staff Privileges


Georgia State University, M.S., Criminal Justice
University of Mississippi, B.P.A., Criminal Justice

Published Works

“Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigation,” CRC Press, 2016
“The Usual and Ordinary Course of Medical Practice and the Prescribing of Controlled Substances,” Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 2001
Textbook Review of Enduring, Surviving, and Thriving as a Law Enforcement Executive, Eds. Jurkanin, Hoover, Dowling, Ahmad.  Charles C. Thomas Publishers, Georgia State Criminal Justice Review, 2002
“The Respectable Pusher,” FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, 1991

Speaking Engagements

Predominant Problem Areas for Physicians as they Relate to the State Medical Board, Mercer University School of Medicine, 2017
Laws and Rules of the Georgia Medical Board, Emory University School of Medicine, 2017
Protecting the Practice – My Role as a Medical Assistant, Resurgens Orthopedics Annual In-Service Training Conference, 2016
Laws and Rules of the Georgia Medical Board, Georgia Health Sciences University – Medical College of Georgia – OB/GYN Grand Rounds, 2015

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Alumni Service Award, Georgia State University Department of Criminal Justice
Graduate Academic Honor Award, Georgia State University

Prior Employment

Director of Investigations (Retired), Georgia Composite Medical Board, 2000-2012
Director of Investigations, Georgia Office of Secretary of State, 1991-2000
Investigator, Georgia Office of Secretary of State, 1981-1991
Adjunct Faculty Member, Georgia State University, Department of Criminal Justice, 1995-2012

Community Service

Student Mentor, Pates Creek Elementary School, Stockbridge, GA


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