Healthcare is one of the most regulated industries in the U.S., and Thompson & Knight’s healthcare attorneys routinely assist clients with the complex issues that arise from the maze of laws, rules, and public policy imposed on healthcare providers by the government and private insurers. We have a thorough understanding of the legal issues faced by institutional and professional healthcare providers and are able to help clients interface with governmental entities at all levels. As a result of our daily contact with key personnel in state and federal regulatory agencies, our attorneys are familiar with state executive office leadership and regularly represent clients before numerous state agencies.
The Firm was recognized among the top eight firms in Texas in the Healthcare category of the Chambers USA 2015 legal directory published by Chambers & Partners, which notes that the team is "highly regarded for its broad array of healthcare specialties, including regulatory compliance and healthcare litigation.” Clients quoted in the directory note that our healthcare attorneys “operate well as a team” and are “response and attentive and always meet or exceed our expectations.” We also received a first-tier ranking in Dallas for Healthcare Law in the 2016 "Best Law Firms" directory, published by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®.
The combined experience of our attorneys covers virtually all areas of the healthcare industry. Collectively, we have extensive backgrounds regarding hospitals, long-term care, physician practices, licensed professional practitioners, laboratory and diagnostic services, durable medical equipment, rural healthcare providers, and various ancillary services. In addition, our attorneys’ active participation in healthcare industry trade groups and associations gives us a broad understanding of the special problems and rapidly changing needs of our healthcare clients.
When disagreements become legal disputes, we work with the Firm’s trial attorneys to represent clients in commercial contract, healthcare fraud, antitrust, employment, and medical negligence lawsuits. We use our regulatory expertise to develop the strongest defense possible by identifying and deciphering the regulations and strategies necessary to effectively represent our clients.