We advise administrators, physicians, health system executives and in-house counsel on legal and business issues facing health care providers. For clients without in-house legal staff, we offer services on a project basis or as part of an integrated and comprehensive Virtual General Counsel Program. For clients with in-house staff, we can extend your legal department capacity in times of high demand or staff absences.

Our expertise includes:

  • Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Contracts and clinical service agreements
  • Physician recruitment & professional contracting
  • Medical staff bylaws & credentialing
  • Medical staff investigations
  • Compliance counseling, including internal compliance investigations
  • Remediation of regulatory violations
  • Joint Commission accreditation
  • Medicare Conditions of Participation
  • Corporate bylaws
  • Nonprofit governance
  • Clinical-care crises
  • End-of-life decision-making
  • Medical records release and HIPAA requirements
  • Treatment of minors
  • Behavioral health questions
  • Law-enforcement and government investigations
  • Hearing officer services
  • Hospital tax exemption issues
  • Form 990 compliance

When clients face significant or high-profile litigation, we provide comprehensive litigation management services, helping you identify and select appropriate litigation counsel, negotiate rates and fee structures, evaluate alternative dispute resolution options and assess settlement options.