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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Healthcare

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What the team is known for

Preeminent in the healthcare field, noted for its representation of a number of the state's largest hospital systems. Advises healthcare clients on the full spectrum of corporate services, including tax, securities issuances and regulatory matters. Assists a broad range of notable healthcare companies, including senior living facilities, physicians and hospices, among others. Adept at handling high-stakes litigation, particularly cases relating to hospital expansions and the False Claims Act.

Strengths

"They provide excellent service," asserts a client, who adds: "We had some witnesses who were worried about depositions, but they prepared them very well."

Another client enthuses: "I consider them to be the preeminent healthcare firm in Alabama. I appreciate their broad base of expertise and experience, as well as their collaborative approach."

Work highlights

Defended AseraCare Hospice in a Birmingham federal court against allegations of $200 million in False Claims Act violations.

Notable practitioners

Dan Murphy attracts plaudits for his deep knowledge of regulatory and transactional mandates in the healthcare sector.
"Dan's expertise in federal and state regulatory law makes him my go-to lawyer for tricky regulatory questions. His thoughtful and pragmatic advice makes it much easier to assess risks."

Jack Levy frequently acts for physicians on a wide array of regulatory issues, including employee benefits and executive compensation. He also regularly handles physician practice acquisition in a variety of medical specialties.

Jennifer Clark wins accolades for her work on healthcare regulatory mandates, with notable expertise in administrative law.
"Jennifer's knowledge of both the CON and licensure laws in Alabama - as well as the people who administer them - is invaluable. If she doesn't know the answer off the top of her head (which she usually does), she can get it in short order. She's knowledgeable, efficient and enjoyable to work with." "She took the lead, working with local regulatory agencies and being very helpful."

Judd Harwood is well reputed for assisting healthcare clients with complex transactional matters. He advises on healthcare joint ventures, hospital acquisitions and the negotiation of various commercial agreements.
"He is very smart, very knowledgeable in the arcane areas of healthcare law, and incredibly responsive." "Judd's ability to balance both the regulatory and business considerations of an arrangement provides outstanding guidance and analysis in healthcare transactions."

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Overview

Bradley’s Healthcare Practice Group provides the creative and effective legal solutions our clients need to navigate this landscape successfully. Our healthcare attorneys provide skilled legal counsel that draws from our depth of industry knowledge. We move quickly to keep our clients informed and in compliance in this dynamic regulatory environment, offering full-service support to maintain our partners’ competitiveness in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions. 

As in medicine, our skill and reputation as high-quality healthcare lawyers arise from the sheer volume of our experience in successfully handling a comprehensive range of legal matters facing the healthcare industry, including:

  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Clinical research
  • Compliance
  • Corporate finance and securities
  • Dialysis
  • Employee benefits
  • Facility acquisitions and real estate
  • False Claims Act Defense
  • Fraud and abuse and Stark
  • Graduate medical education, medical school affiliations
  • Health information and technology
  • Intellectual property
  • Internal investigations
  • Labor and employment
  • Litigation and risk management
  • Managed care
  • Medical staff issues
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures
  • Nonprofit and tax-exempt issues
  • Operations
  • Privacy and information security, HIPAA
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Telehealth
  • Tax
  • Value-based payments

Healthcare Department

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

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One Federal Place

1819 Fifth Avenue North

Birmingham

Alabama

USA

AL 35203

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Healthcare


Jennifer Clark
Band 3
Judd Harwood
Band 3