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Languages spoken: Mandarin, English

Contact info

Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP

901 Main St.
Ste. 4600
Dallas, TX, 75202

Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 60%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Employment: 10%
  4. Administrative Law: 10%



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Bryan Dwayne Snoddy

    I unequivocally endorse Richard. Richard is a first-rate advocate and team member. His knowledge is expansive and his experience and temperament are assets of only the highest quality professionals in the legal market. If you need to ensure that an issue is handled correctly, call Richard first.


    Bryan Snoddy Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christopher Jay Harding

    Richard is thorough and detail-oriented. He takes these traits to any project he has and then can clearly explain his thought process, the opportunities, and possible outcomes. I refer people to Richard because I know that person will be in good hands.


    Christopher Harding Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201107/16/2016
MNAuthorized to practice200707/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Selected MemberCollege of the State Bar of Texas2015
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2015
Best LawyerD Magazine2015
Selected MemberFrisco Leadership Class2014
Life FellowDallas Association of Young Lawyer Foundations2013
Featured General Counsel - Texas Lawyer MagazineTexas Lawyer Magazine2012
Service Recognition AwardTexas Occupational Therapy Association2012
Best Corporate Counsel Finalist - Solo CategoryACC/D CEO Magazine2012
Champion of Diversity Legal AwardNational Diversity Council2012
Honored Distinguished AlumniCollin College2012
Selected Leadership Class MemberDallas Association of Young Lawyers2011
Distinguished Services AwardTexas Occupational Therapy Association2011
Best Corporate Counsel Finalist - Solo CategoryACC/ D CEO Magazine2011
Corporate Counsel Rising StarDallas Business Journal2011
Distinguished Alumni - Department of Rehabilitative SciencesTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerShannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP2015 - Present
ShareholderAnderson Kill2014 - 2015
General CounselSenior Care Centers2011 - 2013
General Counsel & VP of Medical AppealsCentury Rehabiliation, Inc.2010 - 2011
Associate AttorneyPearson Randall Schumacher & LaBore2008 - 2009
Staff AttorneyThomson Reuters2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Area Gerontological SocietyMember2015 - Present
Frisco Association for the ArtsBoard Member - Operations Chair2015 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember - Health & Admin Law Sections2015 - Present
Collin County Bar AssociationMember - Corporate Counsel Section2015 - Present
Health Care Compliance AssociationMember2015 - Present
LeadingAge TexasMember2015 - Present
National Association of Asian American ProfessionalsMember2015 - Present
Texas Association for Home Care & HospiceGovernment Affairs Committee Member2014 - Present
Texas Assisted Living AssociationPublic Policy Committee Member2014 - Present
Texas Restaurant AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember - Post Acute & Long Term Care Services Section2013 - Present
William 'Mac' Taylor American Inn of CourtBarrister2012 - Present
State Bar of TexasDiversity in Profession Committee; Health Law; Bus. Law Sections2011 - Present
Texas Health Care AssociationLegal Committee Member2011 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationHealth Law & M&A Sections2011 - Present
Dallas Asian-American Bar AssociationMember - Board of Director (2013-2015)2009 - Present
American College of Healthcare ExecutivesMember2009 - Present
National Asian Pacific American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
National Rehabilitation Association-NASPPR DivisionBoard of Director2013 - 2015
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - 2013
Association of Corporate Counsel1st Vice President2010 - 2013
Texas Ocupational Therapy AssociationMember - Treasurer (2011-2013)2009 - 2014
Dallas Association of Young LawyersMember2009 - 2013
Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Association of Home Care & Hospice Perspective (Volume 46, Issue 18)Preparing for Healthcare Mediation2015
THCA NotesStark Law Concerns with Skilled Nursing Facility Medical Directors2015
Dallas Bar Association HeadnotesAudits Conducted by Medicare2015
Inside TALA NewsletterRecognizing and Managing Acuity Creep in Assisted Living Facilities2015
American Health Lawyers Association Post-Acute and Long Term Services AdvisorPost-Acute Care Provider Antidiscrimination Obligations2015
Texas Chiropractic Board Report NewsletterElectronic Health Records: What to Expect in 20162015
Texas Association for Home Care & HospiceThird-Party Employed Home Health Care Workers Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime2015
AHLA’s Legal and Operational Guide for Free Medical ClinicsThe Legal and Operational Guide for Free Medical Clinics2015
Inside TALAStrategies to Combat Common Deficiencies2014
McKnight's Long Term Care NewsBreaking Down Ebola Concerns2014
McKnight's Long Term Care NewsProviders Must See Clearly Before They CHOW Down2014
McKnight's Long Term Care NewsGetting Ready For The Unthinkable2014
The OT Manager-AOTA PressLegal Dimension of Occupational Therapy Practice2010
MSBA Hearsay, Spring EditionNursing Home Litigation-Case Prep & Pretrial Issues2009
ADVANCE for OTLegal Line - Monthly Column2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of Public HealthPublic HealthGraduate Certificate2013
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Texas Tech UniversityOccupational TherapyOther - Bachelors1999
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawBusiness AdministrationMBA - Master of Business AdministrationN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Texas Physical Therapy Association Northern District MeetingHealth Care Fraud2015
Texas Association of Home Care & Hospice Webinar SeriesChange in Ownership - Preparation and Considerations2015
Quarterly Administrators TrainingEmployment Laws Affecting the Healthcare Industry2015
Quarterly Administrator TrainingChange of Ownership (CHOW) Preparation and Considerations2015
Health Partners Network Monthly MeetingLong Term Care Facility Concerns in Licensure, Certifications, Operations and Transactions2015
HCSSA Administrator ProgramHIPAA, HITECH Act and Texas House Bill 3002015
Breakfast with Business PeersBreakfast with Business Peers – Healthcare Industry2015
Annual Training ConferenceEthical Considerations With Being An Expert Witness2015
Annual ConferenceBeing an Expert Witness: Duties, Testimony, Expert Reports and Ethical Considerations2015
Webcast: Post-Acute and Long Term Services Practice Group TutorialOverview of the Long Term Care Industry, Its Workforce, Licensure Requirements, and Exclusions2014
Texas Rehabilitation Association Annual ConferenceA Look at Protecting Patient Information: HIPPA, HITECH Act and Texas HB 3002014
Texas Occupational Therapy Association Annual ConferenceHealthcare Fraud Concerns in Rehabilitation2014
Texas Assistsed Living Association Quarterly Administrators TrainingConfidentiality in Communication: With Residents, Staff and Family Members2014
Dallas Bar Association, Health Law SectionLong-Term Care Workforce, Licensures Involved, Change of Ownerships (CHOWs) and OIG Exclusions of Certain Staff in Long Term Care2014
58th Annual Convention and ExhibitionA Look at Protecting Patient Information: HIPPA, HITECH Act and Texas HB 3002014
5th Annual In-House ConferenceManaging the Legal Department2013
Road to Executive Leadership ProgramLegal Skills & Techniques for the General Counsel2012
Association of Corporate Counsel Annual ConferenceCurrent Pharma Trends:More Paper, More Reporting and More "Sunshine."2012
APIS of State Bar of Texas ConferenceUnderstanding the Latest Healthcare Reform2012
4th Annual In-House ConferenceIn-House Career & Information Exchange2012
TOTA Trinity North District MeetingCMS Updates: Appeals Process and Documentation Requirements2011
TOTA Rio Grande DistrictCMS Updates: Medicare Appeals Process and Documentation Requirements and Legal Ramifications in Therapy2011
DAABA Corporate Counsel Committee Event“Getting Over the In-House Hump: Specific Counsel or Climbing to the Next Step.”2011
18th Annual Vanderkooi Endowment LectureshipIssues of Incapacity: Clinical and Legal Ramifications for Therapists and Clients2011
TOTA Mountain Central Regional ConferencePublic Policy in Healthcare2010