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Sheppard Mullin has one of the most active national healthcare practices in the country, with more than 150+ lawyers. Our healthcare lawyers assist hospitals, health plans and other healthcare providers across the full legal spectrum, from transactions to regulatory to litigation.


  • One of the most experienced law firms nationally in risk-based arrangements, assisting with shifting to risk/value-based reimbursement systems, including establishing global risk arrangements, population health management and coordinated care systems, shared savings, ACOs and clinically integrated networks​
  • Structuring innovative revenue generating programs for hospitals and physicians, including provider-sponsored health plans, Medicare and commercial risk adjustment payment programs and risk stratification programs and direct to employer/employer-based clinics
  • Interdisciplinary team approach to implement Healthcare Reform strategies, including services necessary to advise payor and provider healthcare clients regarding the identification and implementation of strategies to maximize opportunities under the Affordable Care Act while limiting compliance risks
  • Experienced in large scale joint venture projects involving multiple hospital systems and large physician groups in response to ACA bundled payment initiatives and other initiatives promoting consolidation and integration


Klein, Eric A (Head of Department)

Altman, Eric

Andoh, Rena

Atkins-Pattenson, Philip

Balfour, Elizabeth

Bowers, Jeryl

Braun, Lawrence

Burgess, James

Cardoso, Jeralin

Carson, Peter

Chan, Michael

Chananie, Steven

Chidlaw, David

Chuchawat, Will

Cloutier, Kevin

Cohen, Michael

Cronthall, Andre

Crowe, Jeffrey

Dahukey, Aytan

Daly, Bryan

Daucher, Brian

Douglass, David

Gerzog, Jay

Havel, Derek

Hays, James

Hempill, John

Hensley, Kelly

Hollman, Steven

Jamgotchian, Ronda

Katz, Ori

Kaufman, Thomas

Kearnaghan, Jason

Kopenhefer, Richard

Kreindler, Charles

Labate, Greg

LaSala, Stephen

Loveland, Christopher

Malingagio, Paul

McKinnon, Mike

McQueen, Daniel

Michaelson, Linda

Mitchel, Lynsey

Moore, Mike

Orlando, Michael

Paddock, Mike

Palmer, Scott

Park, Johneth

Parker, Jeffrey

Petersen, Shannon

Popović, Neil

Puglisi, Fred

Redmond, Jennifer

Rhoad, Robert

Richardson, D.

Ritter, James

Roybal, Scott

Salvi, Lucantonio

Sbardellati, Bob

Simmons, Richard

Smith, Dianne

Smith, Martin

Sobaski, Aaron

Sunkin, David

Tanner, Lorna

Tranckino, Amy

Turke, Zachary

Ulich, David

Vogel, Karin

Vorobiev, Jill

Weiss, Jason

Wyatt, William

Yehezkel, Ariel

Yood, Kenneth J

Zeppa, Stephanie


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