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I am married and have three grown daughters. For over 19 years I have coached and refereed youth soccer, both AYSO and club (USSF). I am now a National AYSO Referee and a USSF Level 8 Referee.  I am actively involved as past president and current board member of the nonprofit charitable summer camp for inner city children, UCLA UniCamp.


Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 90%
    39 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Corporate: 10%
    39 years, 200 cases


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2049 Century Park E Ste 3800
Los Angeles, CA, 90067-3218


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers: Health LawBest Lawyers in America2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
L.A. Administrative/Regulatory Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2015
Health LawLegal 5002015
Health Law Team of the YearChambers USA2014
Health Law Team of the YearLaw 3602014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AMcDermott Will & Emery LLP1987 - Present
PartnerMcDermott Will & Emery LLP1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationHealthcare Law Section Member1979 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2016
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Healthcare Law SectionChairman1982 - 1983
California Society for Healthcare AttorneysMember1980 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
Managed Care QuarterlyWhat Payments Are Due From Health Plans to Non-Participating Providers2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - Los AngelesN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Harvard University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Medical Staff Boot CampMedical Staff Credentialling and Privileging, Disruptive Physicians2008
LACBA Healthcare Law Section Annual MeetingNew Battleground Over Payments by Health Plans to Non-Contracting Providers2008