Healthcare services



Our national laboratory industry practice is one of the largest and most experienced focused legal practices in the country. The firm represents over 300 laboratories. Our clients include hospital laboratories (single hospitals to large systems), independent laboratories and other types of laboratories. We work with clinical, anatomic, molecular/genomic, toxicology, and specialty laboratories.

The firm provides a full menu of services to our laboratory clients and our clients frequently engage us to assist them in significant strategic planning, transactional, compliance, hospital contracting, and other high stakes projects due to our depth of experience in the sector.

Our national laboratory industry practice consists of lawyers dedicated to the laboratory sector. Our professionals are well-grounded in the unique issues and scenarios applicable to laboratories.
Our attorneys are also frequent contributors to laboratory publications and seminars, and co-develop education curriculums with some of the leading national laboratory trade associations, seminar companies and publications.

Our services to laboratory clients include:

  • Accreditation and licensure
  • Antitrust analysis and avoidance
  • Appeals
  • Audits
  • Benefits and qualified retirement plans 
  • Compliance and regulatory matters
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity
  • FDA issues, including laboratory developed tests and commercialization of such tests
  • Financing
  • Government contracting and government incentive program consulting 
  • HIPAA, including Business Associate Agreements
  • Intellectual property protection 
  • Labor and employment matters 
  • Litigation 
  • Mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, recapitalizations, and consolidations
  • Network development
  • Over payment demands
  • Payor disputes
  • Real estate and construction
  • Reimbursement and payer investigations and disputes (including RAC audits)
  • Research and development (clinical research, material transfer and commercialization matters)
  • Restructurings and workouts 
  • Risk management, including compliance plans
  • Strategic planning under healthcare reform, including ACO positioning
  • Tax matters
  • Vendor contracting and other contract matters
  • Venture development



Jason M. Klein profile image

Jason M. Klein

Raquel (Rocky) A. Rodriguez profile image

Raquel (Rocky) A. Rodriguez

Courtney G. Tito profile image

Courtney G. Tito

Emily A. Johnson profile image

Emily A. Johnson

Elizabeth Sullivan profile image

Elizabeth Sullivan

Christal L. Contini profile image

Christal L. Contini

Richard H. Blake profile image

Richard H. Blake

Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak profile image

Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak

David B. Cupar profile image

David B. Cupar

Dale R. Vlasek profile image

Dale R. Vlasek

Antoinette M. Pilzner profile image

Antoinette M. Pilzner

Dominic A. Paluzzi profile image

Dominic A. Paluzzi

Rick L. Hindmand profile image

Rick L. Hindmand

Mazen Asbahi profile image

Mazen Asbahi

Christopher B. Hopkins profile image

Christopher B. Hopkins

Michael J. Hayes profile image

Michael J. Hayes

Steven M. Harris profile image

Steven M. Harris

Richard S. Cooper profile image

Richard S. Cooper

James J. Giszczak profile image

James J. Giszczak

David M. Kall profile image

David M. Kall

Miriam L. Rosen profile image

Miriam L. Rosen

James J. Boutrous II profile image

James J. Boutrous II

Rachel H. Yaffe profile image

Rachel H. Yaffe

Lisa S. Lauer profile image

Lisa S. Lauer

Richard D. Summers profile image

Richard D. Summers