"A good leader helps others realize their full potential," said Mr. Sollins. "I look forward to continuing to build Ober|Kaler's nationally recognized health law practice, and to helping our clients deal with the challenges and opportunities they face in today's health care regulatory and reimbursement environment."
Widely regarded as one of the top health care lawyers in Maryland, Howard Sollins has represented providers, vendors and suppliers for over 30 years. His clients include hospitals and health systems, long-term care providers, ambulance suppliers, physicians and other practitioners, pharmacies and others. He also works closely with leaders in Maryland's medical and regulatory arena, serving as co-founder along with the Maryland Attorney General's Office of the Maryland Advance Directives website, and working with MIEMSS, MedChi and others preparing Maryland's health care community on the recently-enacted MOLST (Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) regulation.
"Howard's leadership in and dedication to our industry is well-known," said Sandy Teplitzky, who currently chairs the Health Law Group. "This appointment formally recognizes the contribution he has made to our profession, and to our clients."
Mr. Sollins regularly speaks before national associations including the American Health Lawyers Association, American Health Care Association and Leading Age. He serves on the advisory board of Stella Maris and is Vice Chair of the Board of Advisors of the University of Maryland School of Social Work. He is recognized as a leading health care lawyer by virtually every major legal ranking publication in the US, including Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers. He is a 2012 recipient of the Leadership in Law Award of the Maryland Daily Record, and was honored for his service by the Health Facilities Association of Maryland, the National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners and the Association of Air Medical Services.
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