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Husch Blackwell Climbs to Number 14 Nationwide on American Health Lawyers Association 2012 Top Honors List

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Firm’s Healthcare Group Ranks First in Missouri

Husch Blackwell has once again been recognized by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) for its attorney involvement and commitment to the organization. The firm was ranked 14th on AHLA’s 2012 Top Honors list with 71 members nationwide, ascending from 18th place last year. Husch Blackwell also ranked first in Missouri, with AHLA members in its Kansas City, Jefferson City, Springfield and St. Louis offices, and second in Colorado, with Husch Blackwell attorneys in Denver. Husch Blackwell’s AHLA members also practice from the firm’s Omaha, Neb., and Memphis, Tenn., offices.

Husch Blackwell was also recognized for having 100 percent involvement, with all attorneys in the Healthcare law department belonging to the AHLA, and for having active attorneys in every AHLA practice group. The AHLA is an educational organization comprising more than 10,000 members that serves as a public resource on legal healthcare issues.

Five Husch Blackwell Partners serve in AHLA leadership roles: Barb Miltenberger is a member of the Board of Directors, David Pursell is Vice Chair of the Accountable Care Organization Task Force, Angela Quinn was selected for AHLA’s 2012 Leadership Development Program, Harvey Tettlebaum chairs the AHLA Fellows Coordinating Committee and Cori Turner is a member of the 2012 Young Professionals Council. Tettlebaum was also recently named to AHLA’s Inaugural Class of Pro Bono Champions. Miltenberger and Tettlebaum work in the firm’s Jefferson City, Mo., office; Pursell and Turner in Kansas City, Mo.; and Angela Quinn in St. Louis, Mo.

Husch Blackwell's Healthcare attorneys have extensive experience representing healthcare clients in all types of litigation, regulatory enforcement actions and investigations throughout the country covering all facets of the industry. They also represent clients in transactional, operational and administrative matters. The group's clientele includes hospitals and health systems, healthcare professionals, and long-term care and nursing facilities. Many members of the Healthcare team worked in the healthcare industry as counselors, researchers, administrative coordinators and academics before joining Husch Blackwell, providing valuable insight for healthcare clients. In addition to the group's involvement in the American Health Lawyers Association, many are also active members of the Health Care Compliance Association and several are noted as high achievers by groups including The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA and Super Lawyers.