I am a shareholder in and the Practice Area Leader of the Health and Association Law Practice Area of Vedder, Price, P.C. with offices in Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C.. I have served as corporate counsel to health care systems, hospitals, physician groups, home health organizations, provider networks, and managed care organizations.
I provide counsel regarding corporate and regulatory issues confronted by providers and other organizations operating in the health care industry.
I am an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law teaching a full credit course entitled "Health Law Organizations and Transactions".
I am also a trained mediator and arbitrator and am listed on the panel of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Service of the American Health Lawyers Association.
I serve as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Academy for the Arts and as a member of the boards of Smart Love Parenting Centers and Breath of Life Foundation.
I am also a member of the University Club of Chicago and Evanston Golf Club
Licensed since 1969
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|IN||Active In Good Standing||1990||03/18/2013|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Leading Lawyer in Health Law||Leading Lawyers Network||2010|
|Super Lawyer in Health Care||Super Lawyer Magazine||2008|
|Shareholder||Vedder Price, P.C.||1976 - Present|
|Associate||Vedder Price Kaufman & Kammholz||1969 - 1975|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Foundation||Fellow||2006 - Present|
|Indiana State Bar Association||Member||1990 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||1990 - Present|
|Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys||Member||1984 - Present|
|American Health Lawyers Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||1969 - Present|
|Health Plans Contracting Handbook by the American Health Lawyers Association||Basics of Negotiation||2008|
|Illinois Practice Series-The Law of Medical Practice in Illinois 3rd Edition||Emergency Medical Treatment||2008|
|Northwestern University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1969|
|Loyola University Chicago||History||BS - Bachelor of Science||1966|