Healthcare & Life Sciences

  • Holland & Knight's Healthcare & Life Sciences Team assists the full range of industry participants, from providers, payors and networks to manufacturers, distributors and suppliers, in all aspects of their operations.
  • Many of our team members have served as in-house counsel to a wide range of healthcare businesses, associations and governments, which provides us with an in-depth understanding of the industry and the challenges faced by our clients.
  • Our team includes attorneys across the firm who concentrate on the areas of law impacting our healthcare clients, including compliance, litigation and dispute resolution, healthcare reform, regulatory law, legislative action, corporate, tax and general transactional issues.
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Overview

The rapid-fire changes occurring today in the legal and regulatory arenas that shape healthcare law create an array of compliance, transactional and litigation issues that can make your day-to-day operations increasingly complicated.

As one of the largest healthcare and life sciences practices in the U.S., Holland & Knight’s dedicated healthcare attorneys and professionals apply in-depth knowledge of the industry and the resources of the firm to promote and protect your interests.

The Advantage of Hands-On Experience

You will benefit from a team of lawyers who understand the demands and pressures you face. Many served previously as in-house counsel to a wide range of healthcare businesses, associations and governments. Their industry positions included the following:

  • former counsel to health plans, hospitals, pharmacy chains, health care accreditors and other stakeholders
  • former in-house counsel in the global business development department of a major pharmaceutical company
  • former federal and state prosecutors
  • in-house counsel to provider and health insurer trade associations
  • former members of Congress, agency officials and Capitol Hill staff who have developed the laws and regulations that govern your business

Diverse Client Base

Rich healthcare legal experience has made Holland & Knight a partner of choice across the full range of healthcare-related businesses – from providers, payors and networks to manufacturers, distributors and suppliers.

Broad Industry Know-How

Whether your matter involves compliance, litigation and dispute resolution, False Claims Act defense, regulatory law, legislative action, corporate, tax or general transactional issues – Holland & Knight’s healthcare and life sciences attorneys have the experience and acumen you need to prevail. You’re backed by a team that’s highly competent, current and connected to your industry.

Integrated Practice Support

Keeping abreast of the emerging trends and legislative issues can be daunting. By drawing on our integrated practice groups and industry-based teams, Holland & Knight can help you navigate the legal complexities of the healthcare industry. Owners and operators of hospitals, clinical laboratories, long-term care and other health-related facilities look to us with confidence for legal representation that is responsive, proactive and efficient. Holland & Knight’s Health Privacy Team counsels clients on HIPAA law and security issues. Our multidisciplinary approach also allows us to provide highly effective support to help you meet the challenges and issues arising from the ongoing evolution of life sciences law.

Keeping You Well-Connected

Holland & Knight lawyers work hard to build relationships – with government and state elected officials, with the industries we serve and with the business communities across the country where we live and work. Whether you need guidance in negotiating a business transaction, ensuring compliance with public health law policy, employee training on HIPAA law and privacy standards, or advancing your project through the legislative process, our ability to leverage these relationships yields powerful, consistent results for your business.

Leading Lawyers on Your Side

The Healthcare & Life Sciences Team has been recognized in numerous publications.

  • Holland & Knight received national first-tier rankings in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" guide in Health Care Law, and metropolitan first-tier rankings in the following markets: Dallas, Miami and Tallahassee. Partners Maria Currier, Jeff Mittleman, Shannon Hartsfield, Jerome Hoffman, Roberto Pupo, Jennifer Rangel and Michael Werner also have received Best Lawyers recognition.
  • The 2022 Chambers USA guide ranked Holland & Knight partners from New York, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, and California for Healthcare law. The Firm ranked in Band 1 for Nationwide, Band 2 for Florida, Band 3 for Massachusetts, Band 3 for New York, and Band 4 for Texas.
  • The Legal 500 United States 2022 guide ranked Holland & Knight as a Tier 4 firm for Healthcare: Service Providers and as a "Firm to Watch" in Healthcare: Health Insurers.
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Sector Group members Jeff Mittleman, Rob Hill and Ivan Colao were named among the 2020 Client Service All-Stars by the BTI Consulting Group.
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Sector Group co-chair Michael Werner was named to the National Law Journal's list of Healthcare/Life Sciences Law Trailblazers
  • Holland & Knight received top recognition in the American Bar Association's Health Law Section - Annual Top 10 Law Firms in the Northeast, DC and Southeast rankings.
  • Holland & Knight is ranked among the top 15 largest healthcare law firms nationwide by Modern Healthcare magazine.
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences member Jerome Hoffman was selected for Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite 2020 Hall of Fame.

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Shannon Hartsfield & Eddie Williams Discuss Patient Access to Medical Data
Podcast: Shannon Hartsfield & Eddie Williams Discuss Patient Access to Medical Data
Providing Accessible Healthcare for All in a Digital Age
Podcast: Providing Accessible Healthcare for All in a Digital Age
Discussing Sickle Cell Research and Care with Dr. James Taylor VI, MD
Podcast - Discussing Sickle Cell Research and Care with Dr. James Taylor VI, MD
Discussing the Mission of Black Women's Health Imperative with CEO Linda Goler Blount
Podcast - Discussing the Mission of Black Women's Health Imperative with CEO Linda Goler Blount
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Podcast - Talking Sickle Cell Trait with NFL Wide Receiver Ty Montgomery and Dr. Anjulika Chawla, MD, FAAP
Podcast: Discussing HIPAA with Shannon Hartsfield and Eddie Williams
Podcast: Discussing HIPAA with Shannon Hartsfield and Eddie Williams
Podcast - We Can Do Hard Things: Educate, Advocate & Inspire
Podcast - "We Can Do Hard Things: Educate, Advocate & Inspire"
Capital Conversations, Episode 3
Podcast: Discussing Healthcare with Shannon Hartsfield and Eddie Williams
"Chirping" on Sickle Cell: A Discussion with Bluebird Bio and Dr. Anjulika Chawla, M.D., FAAP
Podcast - "Chirping" on Sickle Cell: A Discussion with bluebird bio and Dr. Anjulika Chawla, M.D., FAAP
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Eric Crusius Government Matters Still
Former Top Agency Official Advises Federal Contractors to Get Ahead of Vaccine Mandate
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Cures 2.0 Next Steps
FDA's Oversight of Digital Health Products and Medical Software
FDA's Oversight of Digital Health Products and Medical Software
Nathan Adams COVID-19 Vaccination Webinar
Can Your Organization Show Preference for Vaccinated Customers and Clients?
Podcast: First 100 Days of the Biden Administration, Episode 4 - COVID-19 Vaccines and HHS Updates
Podcast: COVID-19 Vaccines and HHS Updates
Insights and Outlook on Community Project Funding Webinar
Insights and Outlook on Community Project (Earmark) Funding
U.S. & Israeli Innovations in the Life Sciences: Part 2
U.S. & Israeli Innovations in the Life Sciences: Part 2
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Podcast: Healthcare Priorities and Landscape
Coffee & Conversation
Coffee & Conversation - Building an Effective Compliance Program: Key Considerations for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Pre-Election Webinar Series: Healthcare recording still
Election 2020: Potential Impacts Series - Healthcare & Life Sciences
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HIPAA and Digital Health Mistakes: An Interview With Shannon Hartsfield
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When HHS Knocks at the Door — Preparing for Provider Relief Fund Attestation Defense
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CARES Act: Funding, Relief, Changes for Hospitals and Providers
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How Cannabis-Tech Transformed Israel from a Start-Up Nation into an AgTech Nation
Avoiding HIPAA Headaches and Hassles
Avoiding HIPAA Headaches and Hassles
Midterm Post Election Briefing 2018
Midterm Post Election Briefing 2018
What the FDA's New Framework Means for Regenerative Therapies
What the FDA's New Framework Means for Regenerative Therapies
Straight from the Cutter’s Mouth: A Retina Podcast
Straight from the Cutter’s Mouth: A Retina Podcast
Stem Cell Treatment Promised by Clinics, but Has It Been Proven?
Stem Cell Treatment Promised by Clinics, but Has It Been Proven?
2014 Election Outcomes and Impacts
2014 Election Outcomes and Impacts
CMS, FDA and the “Parallel Review Process”
CMS, FDA and the “Parallel Review Process”
Address by FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D.
Address by FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D.

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