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James F Owens

Los Angeles, USA USA Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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James Owens is a prominent healthcare attorney with first-class expertise in transactional and regulatory matters, including joint ventures and acquisitions.
"Leading expert on the foundation model in California." "Takes a reasonable approach and his advice is easy to understand. He is reliable, knowledgeable and fun to work with."
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Partner James Owens serves as counsel to a variety of nonprofit and for-profit health care businesses, with a focus on transactional and regulatory advice. His clients include multi-facility health systems, academic and community hospitals, county medical centers, healthcare districts, children’s hospitals, medical foundation clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, dialysis centers, health plans, physician and dentistry practice management companies, and large medical groups.

With a health care law practice that spans more than three decades, Jim has substantial experience in corporate and business law, mergers, acquisitions and affiliations, health care joint ventures and clinical integration. He regularly advises clients on compliance with state and federal health care laws. Jim also has experience resolving disputes among health care businesses.

View more at: https://www.mwe.com/people/owens-james/

Professional Memberships

American Health Lawyers Association, former chair of the Hospitals and Health Systems practice groups

California Society for Healthcare Attorneys

National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Foundation for Law Career Research, board of directors

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, national leadership council

Publications

Jim is a contributing editor of the American Health Lawyers Association’s (AHLA) Representing Hospitals and Health Systems Handbook, examining the multitude of issues that those who represent hospitals and health system need to be informed.

Work Highlights

Assisted with the formation of a limited liability company among Anthem Blue Cross and six other competitive hospital systems in the Los Angeles area. The venture, “Anthem Blue Cross Vivity,” offers a network of 6,000 doctors and 14 hospitals, in total, to large self-insured employers

Advised a health system in Los Angeles on the acquisition of a world-renowned orthopedic group and in obtaining a controlling interest in two ambulatory surgery centers specializing in orthopedics

Represented a state dental society in the formation of a new service line to benefit its members

Reorganized a cardiology service line for a large nonprofit health system in Nevada

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James F Owens

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