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Brent L. Henry

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Brent is a leading health care professional who brings more than 30 years of industry experience to his work advising clients on complex business, legal, and regulatory issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Brent was Vice President and General Counsel of Partners HealthCare, the largest hospital network in New England. In that capacity, he oversaw the legal, internal audit, corporate compliance, and business ethics departments for the organization — a large teaching, research, health care delivery, and insurance network with more than 70,000 employees and $12 billion in annual revenue.

Previously, Brent was Vice President and General Counsel of MedStar Health, a hospital system serving the Baltimore/Washington corridor. In addition, he has served as Deputy Administrator of the New York City Human Resources Administration, where he directed the NYC Medicaid program, and as Director of Business and Governmental Affairs for the Greater Southeast Health Care System in Washington, DC. He is a Past President and current Fellow of the American Health Lawyers Association.

Brent began his career as an attorney with another leading law firm, and has taught health care law at Howard University and the University of Maryland.

Education

  • Yale University (MM)
  • Yale Law School (JD)
  • Princeton University (BA)

Recognition & Awards

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 United States for Healthcare: Service Providers (2018)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Health Care Law (2019)

Involvement

  • Fellow, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Princeton University
  • Trustee, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • President, Massachusetts Equal Justice Fund
  • Director, Fiduciary Trust Company
  • Trustee, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital
  • Member, Advisory Board, Equality Asset Management
  • Member, African American Studies Department Advisory Council, Princeton University
  • Member, American Law Institute
  • Past President, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Past member, Advisory Board for Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health
  • Past member, Board of Governors, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
  • Past member, Board of Directors, Partners HealthCare International
  • Past member, Council of the Boston Bar Association
  • Past member, Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission
  • Past member, Board of Directors, Public Welfare Foundation
  • Past Chair, Alumni Association of Princeton University

Viewpoints

Today we offer our last installment in our 2016 Year in Review segment, which will cover the key labor & employment law developments from 2016 in California. Prior installments for the DC Metro Area, New York and Massachusetts are available here.
Did you know that the world is now inhabited by creatures called Pokémon? (Or maybe they’ve always been there?) Some run across the plains; others fly through the skies; and some live in the mountains….and some, yes, some, are located right in your workplace.
The trend toward local regulation of employment laws continues in California with three new local wage and hour enactments. On June 7, 2016, San Diego voters passed a ballot initiative containing two provisions for hourly workers.
As promised, I am following up on my email from last week regarding some additional resources for employees working abroad.  The offer/assignment letter is a great place to specifically outline additional resources and tools the employer will provide to the employee stationed abroad, which may include the following:
California and New York have each passed laws that will gradually raise their state’s minimum wage rate to $15 per hour.  This is a stunning development coming just four years after a small group of New York fast food workers initiated the call for the increase.

News & Press

Brent L. Henry, a lawyer at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo in Boston, has been named a member of the newly formed advisory board of the private equity firm Equality Asset Management.
Brent Henry, a Member in the Mintz Boston office, was the recipient of the New England Legal Foundation’s annual John G.L. Cabot award. Brent was recognized for his extraordinary legal career, having most recently served as Vice President and General Counsel for Partners HealthCare.
Brent Henry is a Member in the Mintz Boston office and a highly experienced Health Care lawyer. He is featured in this Boston Business Journal article which discusses his arrival at Mintz.
Brent Henry, the former Vice President and General Counsel of Partners HealthCare, has joined Mintz as a Member. The addition further strengthens the firm’s Health Law Practice at a time of increasing demand for sophisticated legal services.

Events

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2018
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24
2018

AHLA In-House Counsel Annual Meeting

The American Health Lawyers Association

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