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Seven Powers Attorneys on Chambers List of Leading Lawyers

By June 19, 2014No Comments

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC is pleased to announce that Healthcare partners Mark Fitzgerald, Joel Hamme, Mary Susan Philp, and Robert Saner and Native American Law-Nationwide attorneys Paul Moorehead, Kevin Wadzinski, and Brian Gunn were again selected for the 2014 edition of Chambers USA guide to lawyersChambers’ rankings were compiled from independent interviews with top business leaders and legal advisors.

Of Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville’s healthcare practice, the Chambers editors’ state:

What the team is known for

Highlighted for its depth of expertise in regulatory matters involving healthcare reform and its experience in Medicare reimbursement work. Also advises clients on areas such as transactions, fraud and abuse and health information technology.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

“They are a smaller firm doing important, sophisticated work.”

Notable practitioners

Mark Fitzgerald is described as “an outstanding attorney who is prompt in responding to requests.” He is highly regarded for his deep understanding of fraud and abuse issues and healthcare contracts. He also possesses deep expertise in civil investigations, joint venture formations and the False Claims Act. Market observers comment: “He is one of the finest lawyers in the healthcare business arena.”

The “very knowledgeable” Joel Hamme is lauded for his expertise in the long-term care arena. He handles areas such as Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement matters, litigation and certification issues.

Mary Susan Philp is noted for “having a lot of experience in regulatory advice.” She regularly advises physicians, hospitals and clinical laboratories in relation to regulatory matters, fraud and abuse issues and compliance plans.

Robert Saner comes recommended for his work on Medicare reimbursement issues, fraud and abuse matters and corporate compliance. He regularly represents physician organizations, medical groups and integrated systems.

Of Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville’s Native American Law-Nationwide practice, the Chambers editors’ state:

What the team is known for 

Outstanding practice known for advising tribes and their commercial partners. Broad expertise and standout strength on gaming and energy matters.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
“They have a well-developed Indian gaming practice and are very well connected to the administration.”

What’s new? The highly rated team of Paul Moorehead, Kevin Wadzinski and Brian Gunn recently joined the firm from Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.

Notable practitioners 

Paul Moorehead  is praised for his broad understanding of issues affecting Indian tribes, and for his excellent advocacy skills.

Kevin Wadzinski “has the ability to represent tribes well in delicate negotiations” and“is very good at understanding how Indian issues intersect with federal law,” say sources.

The well-respected Brian Gunn is noted for his government relations work and elicits particular praise for his leadership and high-level performance.

For more information, please visit Chambers and Partners.

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