Powers is pleased to announce that three of our attorneys were selected to Super Lawyers 2023 and four attorneys were selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2023.
Principals Mark Fitzgerald and Ron Connelly along with Counsel Kathleen Hatfield have been selected to Super Lawyers 2023, a list of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Principal Dan Brozovic and Associates Leela Baggett, Natalie Dobek Lorenz, and Mark Ogunsusi have been selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars, which highlights attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.
About the Attorneys
Mark Fitzgerald is a Principal in the firm’s healthcare practice. Mark represents integrated healthcare systems, particularly systems that include academic medical centers, on a broad array of healthcare regulatory and compliance matters, including compliance with the Stark and anti-kickback laws, Medicare billing and reimbursement, and self-disclosure matters. This is Mark’s tenth time being selected to Super Lawyers.
Ron Connelly is a Principal in the firm’s healthcare practice. He represents acute care hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, academic medical centers, physicians, and other providers on a variety of healthcare matters, with a particular focus on litigation related to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. Ron has been recognized as a Super Lawyer each year since 2014, and he was selected as a Rising Star in 2013.
Kathleen Hatfield is Counsel in the firm’s government relations practice. She provides policy guidance, legislative and legal advice for corporations and non-profit organizations, including primarily health facilities and cultural entities. Kathleen has been selected to Super Lawyers each year since 2015.
Dan Brozovic is a Principal in the firm’s education practice. Dan advises clients in transactions regulated by the U.S. Department of Education and in regulatory matters and administrative litigation before the Department of Education and. He also counsels educational institutions regarding compliance with federal, state, accrediting agency, and grant funding agency standards. This is Dan’s third year as a Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Leela Baggett is an Associate in the firm’s healthcare practice. She counsels healthcare providers and practitioners on a wide variety of regulatory, litigation, and legislative matters, including Medicare coverage and reimbursement, coding matters, and state licensure and Medicaid requirements. Leela also counsels Native American tribes and tribal enterprises on transactional and gaming matters. This is Leela’s third year as a Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Natalie Dobek Lorenz is an Associate in the firm’s healthcare practice. She advises clients on a variety of issues, including health information technology and privacy as well as fraud and abuse. This is Natalie’s first year as a Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Mark Ogunsusi is an Associate in the healthcare practice. He focuses his practice primarily on regulatory matters involving pharmaceutical pricing and, specifically, the 340B federal drug discount program. Mark also regularly advises an array of healthcare entities on the Medicaid drug rebate program, federal pharmacy law, food and drug law, and state pharmacy law. This is Mark’s his first year as a Super Lawyers Rising Star.
About Super Lawyers
A Thomson Reuters company, Super Lawyers® is a directory of top-rated attorneys from more than 70 practice areas throughout the U.S. Aiming to assist individuals in search of skilled legal help close to home, it ranks attorneys by state, region, and firm size. Super Lawyers® is also behind Rising Stars, which is a recognition reserved for attorneys no older than 40 or who have been in practice for no more than a decade. The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state.