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Brad is a partner in the Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in the area of health care regulatory and transactional law.  Brad leads Reed Smith's HIPAA practice, and regularly advises clients (including hospitals, medical practices, pharmacies, long term care facilities, and medical device companies) on all aspects of health information privacy and security compliance (HIPAA and state law).  His experience also includes assisting hospitals on arrangements with physicians, such as joint ventures, physician recruitment, practice acquisitions, employment arrangements, and exclusive provider agreements, as well as compliance with federal and state laws governing referrals among health care providers, such as the the Stark Law and thej Anti-Kickback Statute.


Additionally, Brad advises clients in a variety of areas including the corporate practice of medicine, facility licensing and hospital/medical staff relationships, patient care and informed consent, and regulatory compliance in the operation of Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party reimbursement programs.


Brad was named a 2010 Lawyer on the Fast Track by the Pennsylvania Legal Intelligencer.


Practice areas


  1. Privacy: 50%
  2. Health Care: 50%

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Reed Smith

2500 One Liberty Place
1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyers on the Fast TrackLegal Intelligencer2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Health Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Health Law Section, eHealth, Privacy and Security Interest GroupVice-ChairN/A
Philadelphia Bar Association, Health Law SectionCo-chairN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Reed Smith Life Sciences Legal UpdateHIPAA Privacy and Security Changes in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act2009
Reed Smith Life Sciences Legal UpdateNew HHS Regulations Impose Federal Security Breach Notification Requirements2009
Reed Smith Life Sciences Legal UpdateSignificant Stark Law Changes Adopted in the 2009 IPPS Final Rule2008
Physician's News DigestStark and reassignment rule changes proposed2007
Duq. L. RevExperience-Related Information Should Fall Within The Purview of Pennsylvania's Doctrine of Informed consent2002
Juris MagazineServices for the Elderly Remain in Disarray2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Emory UniversityN/AM.P.H.,1999
Emory UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Q1 Productions' Life Science Patient Data Privacy ConferenceHIPAA privacy and security2015
Pennsylvania Bar Institute's 21st Annual Health Law Institute "Wave Goodbye to the Kinder, Gentler HIPAA Enforcement Era"HIPAA privay and security2015
Hacked Patient Data "Protecting the Safety of Personal Health Information"HIPAA privacy/security and breaches2015
18th Annual Health Law InsituteHIPAA After HITECH2012
18th Annual Health Law InsituteIntroduction to HIPAA Privacy and Security2012
Medical Records Law - Lorman Education ServicesHIPAA Privacy and Security2009
Medical Records Law - Lorman Education ServicesHIPAA Privacy and Security2008
2008 Pennsylvania Health Care Association/Center for Assisted Living Management Annual ConventionHIPAA Privacy and Security2008