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“We are health care regulatory attorneys who do more than just represent health care industry clients. We thoroughly understand the laws and regulations that govern the business of health care, and we can advise you on how to be compliant and successful at the same time.”
Karen S. Lovitch

Health Law

As the health care and life sciences industries continue to undergo sweeping regulatory change, your company might be facing unprecedented structural and operational challenges. Heightened government scrutiny of industry practices certainly adds to the complexity of operating in the market for all providers, payors, manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers. Compliance with the evolving maze of laws and regulations is your paramount concern. From a business perspective, the industry is experiencing a period marked by rapid consolidation, which is pushing transactional issues front and center.

Mintz Levin’s Health Law Practice is uniquely positioned to guide clients through these challenging times. We don’t just dabble in health law. Our attorneys are dedicated to practicing health law full-time, and, as a result, are well-versed in the many day-to-day issues confronting the health care industry. The breadth and depth of our knowledge and experience informs our advice in related litigation, transactional, and investigative matters. We also draw on a wide range of related practices within the firm as the need arises. This cross-disciplinary approach allows our attorneys to solve the multitude of problems our clients face. We know your business. We know your industry.

Quick Facts


  • 30+ full-time health law attorneys in addition to other firm attorneys who represent clients in the health care and life sciences industries
  • Former high-level government attorneys from the following agencies:
    • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    • Department of Justice
    • Federal Trade Commission
    • Medicaid Fraud Control Units
    • Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services
    • State attorneys’ general offices

  • Lawyers who served as in-house counsel with the following:
    • Hospitals
    • Managed care organizations

  • Extensive experience with some of the hot topics in health care, including accountable care organizations, clinically integrated networks, telemedicine, online care, and retail health care clinics
  • Clients span all sectors of the health care and life sciences industries and include those who invest in those industries

Areas of Focus

  • Compliance and regulatory counseling
  • Litigation and investigations
  • Transactions

Rankings & Recognitions

  • AHLA Top Honors (2014)
    • Practice ranked in AHLA’s “Top Ten” firms
    • Practice ranked #1 in Northeast Region

  • Best Lawyers in America (2013)
    • 7 Health Law attorneys listed in Massachusetts, New York, and Washington, DC
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2014)
    • Practice recognized in Boston, New York, and Washington, DC
    • Practice recognized nationally on the East Coast (Band 1)
    • 10 Health Law attorneys listed

  • Chambers USA Award for Excellence: Health Care Shortlist (2013)
  • The Legal 500 United States (2014)
    • Practice recommended in Health Care: Life Sciences and Health Care: Service Providers
  • Modern Healthcare (2014)
    • One of the largest health law practices in the United States
  • Super Lawyers (2013)
    • 6 Health Law attorneys listed in Massachusetts, New York, and Washington, DC
  • American Health Lawyers Association’s Award of Excellence
  • U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
    • Practice recognized in Boston, New York, and Washington, DC
    • Practice recognized nationally

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      Amy George

      Amy George

      ELB & Health Law Practice Manager

      Representative Clients

      • American Well
      • Ampersand Capital Partners
      • Biogen Idec
      • BioHorizons
      • Caris Life Sciences, Ltd.
      • Catamaran Corp.
      • Corizon Health, Inc.
      • Correctional Medical Care, Inc.
      • CVS Health Corporation
      • DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.
      • DW Healthcare Partners
      • Fidelis Care New York
      • Healthfirst
      • HealthpointCapital
      • Hudson Health Plan
      • Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
      • Miraca Life Sciences, Inc.
      • Montefiore Medical Center
      • NaphCare, Inc.
      • Partners HealthCare System, Inc.
      • Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
      • The Wartburg Adult Care Community

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