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Four Powers Attorneys Again on Chambers List of America’s Leading Business Lawyers

By June 28, 2012No Comments

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC is pleased to announce that partners Mark Fitzgerald, Joel Hamme, Mary Susan Philp, and Robert Saner were again selected for the 2012 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers.  Additionally, Mark Fitzgerald remains in the top band of healthcare and transactional lawyers nationwide.

Chambers’ rankings were compiled from over 5,000 independent interviews with top business leaders and legal advisors.  Chambers investigated the top firms and lawyers in over 20 areas of commercial law and applied a ranking of 1-6 based on “technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.”

Of Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, the Chambers editors state:

THE FIRM: This well-established group brings over 28 years’ experience to its provider-focused practice, and maintains its widely acclaimed position in the market. It displays particular strength in regulatory matters at both federal and state level, with noted expertise in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. It provides compliance counsel to clients such as academic medical centers, and continues its representation of a range of clients in transactional matters such as acquisitions.

SOURCES SAY: “They have strong subject matter expertise, good connections and they know how to find the right information.”

KEY INDIVIDUALS: Mark Fitzgerald remains a leading choice and is characterized by clients as being “extraordinarily knowledgeable,” as well as “clear and able to organize information in a way that makes the complex appear to be simple.” His practice maintains a focus on fraud and abuse Medicare matters, and he is noted for his expertise in Stark Law.

Joel Hamme is highly regarded by sources for his strength in reimbursement matters, and is particularly commended for his expertise in long-term care. His practice also encompasses insurance reimbursement and his client base spans the provider sector of the industry.

Mary Susan Philp brings extensive experience to her respected regulatory practice and is considered to be excellent in the arena by clients. Her particular forte lies in Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement matters and she is equally recognized for her strong fraud and abuse expertise.

Robert Saner continues to be commended for his acclaimed physician practice, and works with clients such as academic practices and medical groups. His focus extends to include Medicare payments and fraud and abuse matters, and he brings experience of serving in the Department of Health to his work.

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