National healthcare publication Modern Healthcare yesterday announced Husch Blackwell LLP is the seventh largest healthcare law firm in the U.S. according to its 2015 rankings, up from No.12 last year. Utilizing differing measurement techniques, American Health Lawyers Association also ranked healthcare practices, placing Husch Blackwell as fifth largest in the country in its 2015 list, released earlier in June.
AHLA is the nation’s largest, nonpartisan, 501(c)3 educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field.
Currently 152 Husch Blackwell professionals are AHLA members, and the firm ranks first in membership in Texas and second in both Missouri and Colorado.
The recognition from Modern Healthcare and AHLA validates the Husch Blackwell focus and investment in the healthcare industry.
“We are committed to continuing to add additional depth and expertise to our national platform in an effort to better serve our clients and fulfill our industry-first brand promise,” said Curt Chase, partner and leader of the firm’s healthcare, life sciences and education practice.
The firm’s Health Law Team regularly counsels healthcare clients in the following areas:
- Compliance counseling and defense
- Data security
- Fraud and abuse
- Investigations and government enforcement
- Healthcare litigation
- Healthcare operations
- Labor and employment
- Healthcare immigration
- Medicaid reimbursement
- Medical staff and governance
- Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions
- Provider alignment and integration
- Records retention and information management
- Regulatory matters
Husch Blackwell healthcare attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in all types of transactional litigation, regulatory enforcement actions and investigations covering all facets of the industry. The firm represents leading hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, post-acute centers, rural health providers, physicians and other healthcare providers; life sciences investors and research facilities; and pharmacies, prescription drug benefit managers, drug manufacturers and other stakeholders in the supply chain.