Husch Blackwell was highly recognized as Best Lawyers, a well-respected peer review publication, released its new rankings for 2015. This year, 19 of our Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals industry group attorneys were selected as leaders in their respective fields.

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on a national survey involving more than 5.5 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
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In 2012, several American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) members and leaders expressed interest in developing informal networking and professional development opportunities for women members and program attendees. After receiving feedback from informal in-person networking events held at the 2012 Annual Meeting and the 2012 Fraud and Compliance Forum, an AHLA Women’s Network took shape and in January 2014, the Women’s Leadership Council formalized the operation of the Network.

This year’s quarterly series of interviews with some of AHLA’s women members was designed with the intent to give young professional members an opportunity to profile some of our more experienced or uniquely situated AHLA members and leaders, to learn more about their path to success, and challenges they have faced along the way.
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Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare, Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals team continues to grow and to receive national recognition. National healthcare publication Modern Healthcare announced Husch Blackwell is the 12th-largest healthcare law firm in the U.S. according to its 2014 rankings, up from No. 17 last year. Utilizing differing measurement techniques, American Health Lawyers Association also ranked healthcare practices, placing Husch Blackwell as fifth-largest in the country in its 2014 list, released earlier in June. This ranking advanced from ninth in 2013, 14th in 2012 and 18th in 2011.
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With the mid-year mark upon us, we’ve taken a step back to assess activity in our group. We’re pleased to share several exciting developments in 2014 specifically related to our Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals industry team.

Since Jan. 1, 2014, we have welcomed 11 new attorneys to our Healthcare, Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals team.
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Effective June 30, 2014, six attorneys and several staff members from Miles & Peters, P.C. will join Husch Blackwell LLP. Founded in 1980, Denver-based Miles & Peters focuses on health law matters and is especially well known for its work with post-acute providers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician groups.

With the addition of these six attorneys, Husch Blackwell has welcomed 26 new attorneys across eight office locations since January 1, 2014.
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Last week, our own Brian Bewley chaired the HCCA Midwest Regional Conference in Overland Park, Kansas.  The conference addressed current compliance issues such as the compliance officer’s evolving role, RAC audits and appeals, and HIPAA.  The conference had a great turnout – in fact, the most attendees in the conference’s history.

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We are proud to announce that Diane J. Romza-Kutz has joined our Chicago office where she will focus on assisting Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical industry clients with federal and state regulatory matters, licensing and Intellectual Property matters.  Diane brings substantial experience handling federal food and drug matters, Federal Trade Commission matters and U.S. Department of

Husch Blackwell and Texas-based law firm Brown McCarroll will combine ranks effective July 15. With this merger, our firm will have one of the largest healthcare law practices in the country with over 110 attorneys focused on the healthcare, life sciences and pharmaceutical industries.

The merger will provide even greater depth to our healthcare practice

Join three of our top IP attorneys for a discussion on intellectual property issues that impact healthcare companies.  For those of you who have followed our Branding 101 series, we are excited to move beyond branding and address other IP issues.   The webinar will include the following general intellectual property topics, with a particular focus on healthcare companies: