Baker Donelson's Health Law Group Recognized By American Bar Association's Health Law Section

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Baker Ober Health Law Group has been ranked in the American Bar Association's Health Law Section's "Fifth Annual Regional Law Firm Recognition" list. 

The ABA recognizes, by geographic region, the top 10 health law firms based on Health Law Section membership. Baker Donelson ranked second in both the Southern Region and the Northeastern Region. 

Earlier this year, the Baker Ober Health Law Group was also recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the "Largest Healthcare Law Firms" in 2017 and in the American Health Lawyers Association's "AHLA 2017 Top Honors" rankings of health law firms in the United States. 

With more than 200 attorneys in 10 states and the District of Columbia serving the health care industry, the Baker Ober Health Law Group is recognized as a premier national practice. Dedicated client teams focus on hospitals and health systems, payors, long term care providers, ambulatory surgery centers, complex medical groups, end-stage renal disease, rehabilitation and the wide array of health enterprises that make up our health care ecosystem, said officials.



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