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Healthcare legal solutions that create healthy outcomes for our clients.

Husch Blackwell has a national reputation for providing exceptional healthcare legal services. Our healthcare law team includes nearly 120 skilled attorneys – all with experience in the healthcare industry. We offer competitive rates, creative use of alternative fee approaches and an efficient staffing model to help healthcare clients advance their unique business goals. 

By collaborating across disciplines, our healthcare attorneys offer comprehensive counsel and solution-driven services that address healthcare industry pressures. That gives our clients an edge in a challenging industry that is growing rapidly, constantly evolving and facing heightened regulatory and financial scrutiny.

Client Success
John Knox Village

"Both parties are establishing a budget and both parties are working to achieve that budget. So that’s a really a great way to do business." - Dan Rexroth, President & Chief Executive Officer, John Knox Village Care Center

Case Study
Express Scripts, Inc.

ESI prevailed against antitrust allegations, and then turned its counterclaims into a $20 million judgment.

Blog | September 23, 2020
Updated Guidance on FEMA Public Assistance
Blog | April 13, 2020
Coronavirus and Nonprofits
Blog | March 24, 2020
COVID-19 FAQs for Nursing Facilities
Blog | March 06, 2020
Is Coronavirus an excusable delay?
Podcast | February 06, 2020
Breaking Down TPEs: Facts and Strategies
Podcast | January 23, 2020
Your Hospice Team Has a New Home
Blog | November 08, 2019
New CMS Disclosure Rule Implemented
Blog | March 20, 2019
Medicare for All…or Is It?
Blog | March 13, 2019
NHIA 2019 Annual Conference
Blog | November 28, 2018
Sexual Abuse of People with Disabilities
Articles | November 14, 2018
Corporate Compliance Insights: Private Equity in DOJ's Line of Fire

Lorinda Holloway writes about liability for health care providers under the False Claims Act.

Articles | July 31, 2018
InBusiness Madison Legal LogIn: Technology can (and should) change the practice of law

Angela Quinn and Chris Smith outline a few examples of innovations within the legal industry that Husch Blackwell has have explored first-hand.

Articles | July/August 2018
Missouri Medicine: Continuing Obligations Following the Unexpected Death of a Physician: Things to Keep in Mind

This article examines the ongoing obligations of practices immediately following a physician death, from both a group and solo practitioner perspective.

Blog | January 17, 2018
Toxic Tort Monitor – January 17, 2018
Webinar | October 8, 2020
Developing Strategies Around Hospital and Physician Integration - Session II

Health Law & Innovation Virtual Series

Webinar | October 1, 2020
Health Law & Innovation Virtual Series - Vaccine: Hope and Controversy

Health Law & Innovation Virtual Series

Webinar | May 27, 2020
COVID-19 Town Hall for Hospices
Webinar | March 20, 2020
Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between: Coronavirus/COVID-19 - Update for Employers

Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between Webinar Series

Webinar | February 27, 2020
Dismissed! Discipline in Healthcare Education Programs

Academic Medicine Webinar Series

Webinar | September 2019
The Healthcare Industry and Immigration: Shifting Policies and Compliance Issues You Need to Know

Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between Webinar Series

Webinar | August 12, 2019
When Expert Educators Become Export Violators

Academic Medicine Webinar Series

Webinar | November 8, 2018
Learn How to Protect Your Business and the Patients You Serve - November 8, 2018

NHIA Talk Infusion Webinar: Navigating HIPAA - Compliance, Enforcement and Breach Response

Seminars | October 12, 2018
Annual Texas Health Law Conference
October 12, 2018

Please join Husch Blackwell and Berkeley Research Group for our 16th Annual Texas Health Law Conference in Austin.

Webinar | September 26, 2018
Research Compliance:
Hot Topics in Education & Healthcare Settings
September 26, 2018

Please join the attorneys of Husch Blackwell for a presentation on research compliance issues relevant to Higher Education and Healthcare programs, particularly those in Academic Medical Centers.

Seminars | June 20, 2018
Chicago Live Higher Education Seminar
News Releases | August 18, 2020
Jenna Brofsky to Receive 2020 Missouri Lawyers Media Up & Coming Award

Brofsky was part of a team that in June launched a tool to help small and mid-market businesses return to their worksites during COVID-19 by developing Return-to-Work policies that comply with applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Media Mentions | July 28, 2020
Austin Monthly: Austin's Top Attorneys 2020
News Releases | April 14, 2020
Husch Blackwell Names Catherine Hanaway Chair-Elect

Based in St. Louis, Hanaway has led Husch Blackwell litigation teams on some of the most sensitive and commercially significant matters handled by the firm.

News Releases | April 10, 2020
Wakaba Tessier Named to Law360 2020 Health Editorial Advisory Board

Tessier will serve as one of 10 subject-matter experts who will offer feedback and insight on Law360's health coverage.

News Releases | January 21, 2020
Janelle Carter Anderson Joins Husch Blackwell's Chicago Office

Anderson brings a diverse background to her practice with service as in-house counsel to a global healthcare and technology education provider as well as a state university.

News Releases | January 15, 2020
U.S. Council for Athletes' Health and Husch Blackwell Announce Launch of Athletics Healthcare Compliance Platform

The platform operates as an all-in-one tool to assist with the delivery and execution of compliance requirements by all stakeholders in higher education athletic programs.

News Releases | January 13, 2020
Husch Blackwell Lands Two Healthcare Groups in Wisconsin

“That two prominent groups of lawyers from two different firms see the same potential and opportunity at Husch Blackwell speaks volumes about our firm’s commitment to Madison and the larger Wisconsin market,” said Paul Eberle, Husch Blackwell’s Chief Executive.

News Releases | December 19, 2019
Husch Blackwell Welcomes 22 New Partners

Nearly 60 percent of the firm's 2020 partnership class is comprised of women.

News Releases | November 19, 2019
Kirstin Salzman Recognized by Ingram's as Top Rainmaker

Salzman is recognized on this list of "top-performing female lawyers" in the Kansas City area.

News Releases | November 11, 2019
26 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

The firm has 17 attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list and nine attorneys named to the Rising Stars list.

News Releases | October 01, 2019
Benchmark Litigation's 2020 Edition Recognizes 33 Husch Blackwell Attorneys

The firm also received Benchmark’s “Highly Recommended” ranking in Missouri and Wisconsin and its “Recommended” ranking in Nebraska.

News Releases | September 09, 2019
Mark Vane Earns Multiple 2019 Recognitions for Governmental Relations Practice

Based in Husch Blackwell’s Austin office, Vane is a sought-after resource for companies across multiple industries who seek to have a voice on high-stakes issues at the Texas State Capitol and with state agencies.

Media Mentions | September 06, 2019
Law360: Lone Star Laterals
News Releases | September 05, 2019
Jody Rudman Joins Husch Blackwell's Austin Office
News Releases | September 03, 2019
Nine Husch Blackwell Lawyers Named to 2019 Thomson Reuters' Texas Super Lawyers

Covering more than 70 practice areas, Super Lawyers is a directory of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

News Releases | August 15, 2019
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2020 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and 11 attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

News Releases | August 06, 2019
Austin Monthly Names 12 From Husch Blackwell as Top Austin Attorneys

The Top Austin Attorney listing was compiled through an online peer-voting process.

News Releases | August 06, 2019
Harvey Tettlebaum Joins Export-Import Bank Advisory Committee

Tettlebaum is the committee’s only member from the state of Missouri and just one of two members currently residing in the Midwest. 

News Releases | July 29, 2019
Tyler Hibler Joins Husch Blackwell's Kansas City Office

Hibler, a litigator, has significant experience representing companies and individuals in complex litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country.

News Releases | July 01, 2019
Turner Named Chair of AHLA Women's Leadership Council

The AHLA Women’s Leadership Council provides educational content and develops and hosts networking events for members.

Media Mentions | June 26, 2019
Wisconsin Law Journal: WLJ honors its 2019 Women in the Law

Wendy Arends was one of 22 outstanding women attorneys honored at the 16th annual Women in the Law event June 20 sponsored by the Wisconsin Law Journal.

News Releases | June 17, 2019
Collins and Cochran Named ABA Health Law Section Vice Chairs

The 10,600-member ABA Health Law Section is the voice of the national health law bar within the ABA.

News Releases | June 10, 2019
Hal Katz Named Chair-Elect of ABA Health Law Section Council

The ABA Health Law Section has more than 10,000 member nationwide.

News Releases | May 13, 2019
Tamar Hodges Joins Husch Blackwell's Jefferson City Office

Before attending law school, Hodges worked as a registered nurse at nationally-ranked hospitals in both St. Louis and Atlanta.

News Releases | April 29, 2019
Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Husch Blackwell in 10 Areas of Law; 33 Attorneys Recognized

Attorneys in 10 offices across the firm's footprint are recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA

News Releases | February 28, 2019
Seth Mailhot Joins Husch Blackwell's Washington, DC and Sacramento, CA Offices

Seth Mailhot, who has over 20 years of experience with all aspects of FDA regulation, brings to Husch Blackwell a practice that is broad in scope.

News Releases | January 14, 2019
Husch Blackwell's Minana and Rothe Earn Missouri Lawyers Weekly Verdicts & Settlements Award

Greg Minana and Ashley Rothe were honored by Missouri Lawyers Weekly for obtaining the #2 defense verdict in Missouri.

News Releases | December 10, 2018
Husch Blackwell Elects 25 to Partnership
News Releases | November 19, 2018
Husch Blackwell Mourns the Passing of Virginia Fry

Husch Blackwell mourns the passing of long-time partner and Executive Board member Virginia Fry.

Media Mentions | November 16, 2018
ABA Health Law Section News: Feature Friday - Joe Geraci - November 16, 2018

Joe Geraci is profiled in this edition of the ABA Health Law Section News.

News Releases | November 14, 2018
Thomson Reuters' Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2018 Names 58 Husch Blackwell Attorneys

Husch Blackwell has 58 attorneys in the 2018 edition of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

News Releases | November 13, 2018
32 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

Husch Blackwell has 32 attorneys named to the 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Media Mentions | October 26, 2018
Kansas City Business Journal: See Kansas City's Best of the Bar for 2018

Four Husch Blackwell attorneys were selected to the Kansas City Business Journal's 2018 "Best of the Bar."

Media Mentions | October 23, 2018
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Honorees: Tanya M. Maerz

Tanya Maerz is profiled in Missouri Lawyers Weekly's Up & Coming 2018 special section.

Media Mentions | October 22, 2018
Texas Lawyer Newsmakers: Week of Oct. 22 (log-in required)

Texas Lawyer notes Hal Katz's election as chair of the State Bar of Texas Health Law Section.

News Releases | October 11, 2018
Benchmark Litigation Recognizes 28 Husch Blackwell Attorneys

Husch Blackwell is recognized as a top litigation firm in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation, with 28 attorneys across six offices listed.

Media Mentions | October 11, 2018
Becker's ASC Review: 3 experts share their thoughts on surgery center M&A

Hal Katz offers thoughts on the ambulatory surgery center's industry's acquisition and affiliation boom.

News Releases | October 09, 2018
Hal Katz Elected as Chair of Texas Bar's Health Law Section

Hal Katz has been elected chair of the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

Media Mentions | September 30, 2018
Lawdragon Lawyer Limelight: Julianne Story

Julianne Story can argue with the best of them, as her courtroom record makes clear. But the Husch Blackwell partner believes that “being a good listener” is the foundation of her client service that aims to provide more comprehensive and valuable solutions for businesses.

News Releases | September 13, 2018
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Names Three Husch Blackwell Associates to 2018 ‘Up & Coming' List

Missouri Lawyers Weekly has named Tanya Maerz, Christina Pyle and Michael Raupp to its 2018 Up & Coming List.

News Releases | September 05, 2018
Husch Blackwell Places 10 Attorneys in 2018 IFLR 1000 United States

Ten Husch Blackwell attorneys have earned rankings in the IFLR 1000, a directory of leading transactional attorneys. The firm also earned rankings in three state jurisdictions.

Media Mentions | August 31, 2018
Missouri Lawyers Weekly: Missouri Lawyers Media to honor 45 with Up & Coming Awards

Tanya Maerz, Christina Pyle and Michael Raupp are named 2018 Up & Coming Lawyers by Missouri Lawyers Media.

Media Mentions | August 21, 2018
Patently O: USPTO China IP Roadshow at the University of Iowa College of Law

David Gerasimow will speak on the panel "Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights in the U.S." during the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's China Intellectual Property Roadshow on August 28, 2018.

Media Mentions | August 17, 2018
State Bar of Wisconsin: Health Law Disruption: Administrative Advocacy Is Key Moving Forward

Robin Lehninger and Frank Gumina discussed the top five legal issues facing health care employers at the State Bar of Wisconsin's 20189 Health, Labor and Employment Law Institute.

Media Mentions | August 17, 2018
MIlwaukee Journal Sentinel: Scott Walker appoints Husch Blackwell lawyer to court seat vacated by Justice Rebecca Dallet

Gov. Scott Walker has appointed Andrew A. Jones, a partner at the law firm Husch Blackwell, to fill the Milwaukee County Circuit Court seat vacated by Rebecca Dallet's election to Supreme Court.

Media Mentions | August 17, 2018
Wisconsin Law Journal: Walker taps Husch Blackwell lawyer to fill Dallet's spot

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has appointed Andrew Jones to fill Judge Rebecca Dallet’s spot on the Milwaukee County bench.

News Releases | August 15, 2018
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2019 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The Best Lawyers in America® has listed 143 Husch Blackwell attorneys in its 2019 directory. The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and five attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

Media Mentions | July 13, 2018
Springfield Business Journal 2018 "Trusted Adviser" Class: Virginia Fry, Legacy Adviser

Virginia Fry is the Springfield Business Journal's "Legacy Advisor" in its 2018 Trusted Advisor class.

Media Mentions | July 10, 2018
Advisory Board: Legal hurdles standing in the way of telehealth (and how they might be overcome)

Julian Rivera explores current telehealth regulations, how they’ve shifted in recent years, and what legal challenges providers may still face.

Media Mentions | July 03, 2018
Modern Counsel: How Julia Brncic Took a Lean Approach to Twice the Work

Chris Smith comments on the leadership style of Julia Brncic of Express Scripts.

News Releases | June 11, 2018
Maurice Watson Recognized as Managing Partner of the Year By AANP

The African American Managing Partners Network will honor Husch Blackwell partner Maurice Watson as its “Managing Partner of the Year.”

Media Mentions | May 22, 2018
National Public Radio: Education Department Launches 'Top-To-Bottom' Review Of Teachers' Grant Program

Julie Miceli comments on the legal framework whereby grants to teachers are being converted to loans.

News Releases | May 16, 2018
ABA Health Law Section Names Husch Blackwell to Annual Top 10 List

Husch Blackwell is once again recognized as having one of the largest healthcare law practices in the U.S.

Media Mentions | May 07, 2018
Hispanic Executive: Culture as a Competitive Advantage

Maurice Watson talks about the leadership style of Peter Muñiz, VP, Deputy General Counsel, of The Home Depot.

News Releases | May 07, 2018
Watson to Speak at Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute Event

Maurice Watson participates in an upcoming Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute event titled “Strength in Numbers: Celebrating African American Representation in the Law.”

News Releases | May 03, 2018
Chambers USA 2018 Ranks Husch Blackwell in 10 Areas of Law; 37 Attorneys Recognized

Husch Blackwell is well represented in the 2018 Chambers USA directory.

News Releases | May 01, 2018
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Women's Justice Awards 2018 Litigation Practitioner: Julianne P. Story

Julianne Story is profiled as one of the recipients of the 2018 Women’s Justice Awards from Missouri Lawyers Weekly.

Media Mentions | April 27, 2018
ABA Health Law Section News: Feature Friday April 27, 2018

The ABA Health Law Section profiles Hal Katz.

News Releases | April 24, 2018
Ingram's: 40 Under Forty Class of 2018

Wakaba Tessier is recognized by Ingram’s among the magazine’s 2018 40 Under Forty Class.

News Releases | April 13, 2018
Husch Blackwell's Pro Bono Efforts Recognized by U.S. District Court, Federal Bar Association

Patrick Coffey and Margaret Heitkamp are recognized for their work representing a plaintiff inmate who was assaulted by another inmate in an Illinois jail.

News Releases | April 06, 2018
Husch Blackwell to Host College Promise Fundraiser

Maurice Watson will moderate a panel on challenges facing students and strategies for supporting them as they prepare for and enter their first two years of higher education.

Media Mentions | March 16, 2018
Missouri Lawyers Weekly: 2018 Women's Justice Awards - Julianne Story

Julianne Story receives a Litigation Practitioners award, which honors litigators who have made their careers in the courtroom.

News Releases | February 27, 2018
Husch Blackwell Ranked Fourth Among Top 10 Law Firms in Healthcare

Husch Blackwell's industry focus helps it land at #4 on Corporate Counsel’s list of “Top Ten Law Firms Most Used in Healthcare.”

Media Mentions | February 26, 2018
Corporate Counsel: The Top Ten Law Firms Most Used in Healthcare

Husch Blackwell comes in at #4 on Corporate Counsel’s list, which lauds its industry approach.

Media Mentions | February 15, 2018
Austin Business Journal Profile: How a 'daily reset,' dirt biking help high-powered attorney Lorinda Holloway stay grounded (log-in required)

Lorinda Holloway shares her journey to becoming Office Managing Partner of Husch Blackwell in Austin, with advice for women and LGBTQ entrepreneurs.

Media Mentions | January 31, 2018
AMA Wire: Bargaining table success starts with these common elements

David Hilgers comments on the importance of sound negotiating skills for physicians who are entering into contract negotiations with a payer, hospital or accountable care organization (ACO).

News Releases | January 30, 2018
Husch Blackwell's Higher Ed Practice to Add Three Partners in Chicago

Husch Blackwell boosts its Higher Education practice group, one of the largest in the country.

News Releases | January 25, 2018
Six Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Coffey, Hayes, Manzo, White, Dlugosz, and Wezowski land on Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

Media Mentions | January 22, 2018
Law360: Express Scripts Beats Pharmacy's Antitrust Suit (log-in required)

A Missouri federal judge ended a suit claiming that Express Scripts Inc. illegally kicked a pharmacy out of its network.

Media Mentions | December 18, 2017
Missouri Lawyers Weekly: Missouri Lawyer Awards 2018
Media Mentions | December 07, 2017
Clayton Times: Husch Blackwell elects 18 to partnership
News Releases | December 04, 2017
Husch Blackwell Elects 18 to Partnership
Media Mentions | November 02, 2017
The American Lawyer: It's Lonely at the Top for Big Law's Few Black Leaders (log-in required)

Maurice Watson talks about the support he received in his hometown of Kansas City as he rose through the ranks of law firm leadership.

News Releases | November 01, 2017
BL Rankings' Best Lawyers© Recognizes Husch Blackwell with Eight National Tier 1 Rankings in 2018 "Best Law Firms"

Husch Blackwell received recognition as a National Tier 1 firm in eight practice areas in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings released today.

Media Mentions | October 27, 2017
Kansas City Business Journal 2017 "Best of the Bar" Lists Three Husch Blackwell Attorneys

Husch Blackwell has three attorneys on the Kansas City Business Journal 2017 "Best of the Bar."

Media Mentions | October 18, 2017
Ingram's: The 2017 Ingram's 250

Jeff Simon and Maurice Watson are profiled in the 2017 edition of the Ingram's 250, a compendium of Kansas City's 250 most influential executives.

Media Mentions | October 02, 2017
Houston Chronicle: University of St. Thomas faces federal fines for underreporting crime

Reporting procedures can get complicated, and universities often have questions on what specifically is defined as part of their campus, said Hayley Hanson.

Media Mentions | September 29, 2017
Politico Morning Education: Closing in on Clery Deadline

Hayley Hanson and Anne Cartwright's Inside Higher Ed blog post is noted by Politico's daily overview of education policy news.

Testimonials Mark Baker, CEO, Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital and The Hughston Clinic

“We can always count on the team at Husch Blackwell to help us with business and operational challenges so that we can focus on caring for our patients and being innovative.”

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Testimonials Chambers USA

"Husch Blackwell is one of the best healthcare firms in the country on transactions involving physicians.

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Case Study

Express Scripts prevails against antitrust allegations.

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