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Husch Blackwell’s Harvey Tettlebaum Named An American Health Lawyers Association Pro Bono Champion

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American Health Lawyers Association named Husch Blackwell’s Jefferson City Office Managing Partner Harvey M. Tettlebaum to its 2010 & 2011 Inaugural Class of Pro Bono Champions. Husch Blackwell encourages its attorneys to serve the community by performing pro bono work, and in 2011 alone, Tettlebaum worked more than 450 pro bono hours providing counsel and advice to Legal Services of Missouri and its clients. Some of his work included representing healthcare beneficiaries in individual and class action cases, informing legislators about various proposals affecting beneficiaries in the healthcare marketplace and advising state government agencies concerning rules affecting the delivery of or payment for healthcare services.

The AHLA is an educational organization comprising more than 10,000 members that serves as a public resource on legal healthcare issues. Tettlebaum has held many leadership positions within the AHLA and currently serves as an ambassador for the Association as an AHLA Fellow, an honorable title he received due to his commitment and service to the AHLA and the legal profession.

Tettlebaum is a recognized authority in healthcare law (including long-term care and white collar criminal defense), regulatory and administrative law. He has briefed and/or argued more than 100 appeals in appellate courts including the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and the Missouri Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. In addition, Tettlebaum has authored many publications and presented at various national and regional programs on health law topics.