ABA Health Law Section Announces Top 10 Law Firm Recognition Honorees

Dec 03, 2015, 10:22 ET from American Bar Association Health Law Section

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Bar Association Health Law Section announces the third annual law firm regional recognition lists for the South, Southeast & DC, Midwest, Northeast and West regions. The Top 10 represent the firms, by region, that have the largest number of Health Law Section members http://ambar.org/top10.

The Top 10 lists reflect those law firms that value the leading educational programming, networking, policy activities, cutting-edge publications and other opportunities offered to their lawyers by the ABA Health Law Section. The Section's diverse membership includes lawyers in private practice, in-house lawyers, solo and government lawyers; academics and law students; and physicians, nurses and healthcare consultants that reflect its national character.

As a member-run organization, the Section depends on the support of this nation's most influential health law attorneys. The Section's members are among the most experienced and dedicated health law practitioners in the country, united in the pursuit of professional excellence.

"The Section's Top 10 recognitions acknowledge law firms in each region of the country that have made a significant commitment to Health Law Section membership," said Bill Horton, Section Chair. "Their participation enables the Section to continue its mission to lead and shape the national dialogue on pressing health law issues."

The Top 10 list was compiled as of August 31, 2015 based on the ABA's membership statistics.

The top ten firms by region are:


1. Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
2. Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
3. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
4. Stites & Harbison PLLC
5. Butler Snow, LLP
6. Bass, Berry & Sims PLC (tied)
6. Husch Blackwell LLP (tied)
8. Haynes & Boone LLP
9. Jones Walker
10. Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP (tied)
10. Norton Rose Fulbright (tied)

Southeast & DC

1. Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
2. Foley & Lardner LLP (tied)
2. King & Spalding (tied)
4. Crowell & Moring LLP (tied)
4. Hogan Lovells US LLP (tied)
6. Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. (tied)
6. Venable LLP (tied)
8. Arnall Golden & Gregory (tied)
8. Greenberg Traurig, LLP (tied)
8. Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP (tied)


1.  Husch Blackwell LLP
2. Foley & Lardner LLP
3. Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.
4. Polsinelli LLP
5. DLA Piper LLP
6. Sidley Austin LLP
7. BakerHostetler (tied)
7. Quarles & Brady LLP (tied)
9. Thompson Coburn LLP
10. Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


1. Nixon Peabody LLP
2. Verrill Dana LLP
3. Ober | Kaler
4. Mintz Levin
5. Foley & Lardner LLP
6. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
7. Pepper Hamilton LLP
8. Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
9. Collora LLP
10. Garfunkel Wild, P.C. (tied)
10. Greenberg Traurig, LLP (tied)
10. Stevens & Lee (tied)


1. Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC
2. Foley & Lardner LLP
3. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
4. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
5. Stoel Rives LLP
6. Montgomery & Andrews
7. Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
8. Keating Jones Hughes PC (tied)
8. Latham & Watkins LLP (tied)
8. Polsinelli PC (tied)

The Health Law Section is the voice of the national health law bar, representing over 10,000 members, within the American Bar Association. Its members from across the United States represent clients in all segments of the health care industry, including physicians, hospitals and other institutional providers, teaching and research organizations, managed care organizations and other third-party payors, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers. In addition, members work in governmental healthcare programs, federal and state regulatory bodies and the academic community. For more information visit www.americanbar.org/health.

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SOURCE American Bar Association Health Law Section