Becoming a health lawyer is no easy feat. To become one, a person must pass the LSAT exam and then the bar exam. Although it is theoretically possible to sit for the bar exam without attending law school, this is extremely rare and only a few states allow it. For five decades, healthcare customers have trusted Ropes & Gray to provide strategic advice on transactions, regulatory issues, and government investigations.
The healthcare industry is facing enormous changes due to growing demand, new technologies, changing business models, and intense government scrutiny. Clients benefit from Ropes & Gray's extensive experience in health law and their in-depth knowledge of their client's industries. This allows them to get ahead and resolve legal issues across the full range of relevant offices. With one of the country's leading healthcare offices, Ropes & Gray helps clients meet a wide range of complex regulatory and commercial demands.
More than 90 professionals represent virtually every sector of the global health industry, including academic medical centers and community hospitals, healthcare investors and financial institutions, medical schools, pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy benefit managers, medical device companies, managed care organizations and insurance companies, healthcare provider organizations, medical practice groups, companies of health technology, biomedical companies and providers of long-term care and nursing homes. Our geographical reach covers the major centers of industry in the U. S. and international markets, with U.
offices in Boston, New York, Washington DC. Our experience and knowledge of the healthcare community allow our lawyers to analyze complicated regulatory issues, anticipate trends and new initiatives, and develop creative, strategic and successful business solutions. We help clients from all segments of the healthcare industry at every stage of their transition to value-based healthcare. Steve Sencer, lawyer for the health and higher education offices of Ropes & Gray, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Georgia section of the Corporate Counselors Association. The legal profession can be divided into many different territories. There is a wide range of careers focusing on law from the academic world to the health industry. Most people associate law with lawyers.
The firm's state attorney general's office is one of the largest in the country and represents clients in state tax investigations and litigation (including multi-state and federal co-enforcement actions). In addition, lawyers at a long-term care facility will help provide advice on how to prevent a lawsuit from happening in the first place. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized Cozen O'Connor as “Best Law Firm” in 30 practice areas across the country and 115 practice areas regionally. Cozen O'Connor defends healthcare clients in high-stakes federal and state agency investigations and litigation including False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Anti-Bribery, Stark Law and Sunshine Act lawsuits. Chris Raphaely spoke to Bloomberg Law about the possibility of HHS using a relaxed application of privacy requirements during the public health emergency.
Jonathan Grossman appeared in an article published by Healthcare Dive on four antitrust issues in the health sector to consider. We represent not-for-profit and for-profit hospitals and health systems across the country on a daily basis in all aspects of their operations including hiring and payer disputes, Medicare, Medicaid, HIPAA and data privacy and security compliance investigations hiring doctors intellectual property protection and monetization licensing vendor hiring medical personnel issues and governance issues. Cozen O'Connor is recognized as the “best law firm” in 29 practice areas nationally and 121 practice areas regionally. Danielle Saega discusses the Pennsylvania Attorney General's investigation into nursing homes the Department of Health's guidelines for nursing homes and the governor's executive order granting immunity to health care workers. Lawyers can deal with a wide range of legal issues whether they're at a law firm working for the state or on their own. Members of Cozen O'Connor's coronavirus task force discuss the CARES Act and how it will affect small businesses struggling industries employers employees taxes health real estate energy industries. The dynamics of medical practice are rapidly evolving with digital health increasing deployment of non-medical clinical professionals increase in asynchronous prescribing increase in investment in ancillary services such as clinical diagnostic imaging laboratories. There are plenty of job opportunities for lawyers but after you finish law school it can be difficult to decide what type of legal practice you want to pursue. Mark Gallant co-chair of Cozen O'Connor's healthcare practice group spoke to CQ Roll Call about a recent Medicaid lawsuit in Kentucky. The United States Bar Association (ABA) has appointed Gregory Fliszar and Aselle Kurmanova to hold leadership positions in its Healthcare Law and Business Law sections.