Co-Chair of the firm’s Health Law Group, David counsels and represents:

  • hospitals and health care systems
  • physicians and medical group practices
  • diagnostic imaging facilities
  • ambulatory surgery centers
  • clinical laboratories
  • skilled nursing facilities
  • home health and hospice care agencies
  • therapy providers and rehabilitation centers
  • durable medical equipment, prosthetics and orthotics suppliers
  • medical technology companies
  • cannabis companies
  • medical billing and health care consulting companies
  • medspas and alternative medicine providers
  • independent practice associations, provider networks and physician-hospital organizations
  • chiropractors, podiatrists, dentists, optometrists and other allied health professionals
  • other entrepreneurial and institutional health care companies

David concentrates his practice in a variety of regulatory and transactional areas, including:

  • fraud and abuse, physician self-referral and false claims
  • health care compliance programs, fair market value and regulatory compliance
  • internal investigations
  • governmental and third-party payor audits and investigations
  • health care transactions and affiliations, including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, syndications, leasing and contractual arrangements
  • population health management, value-based arrangements, physician incentive compensation and performance metrics
  • medical practice formation, compensation, governance and buy-sell issues
  • concierge medicine, direct primary care, alternative medicine and ancillary health services
  • hospital-physician relations
  • tax-exempt organizations and corporate governance
  • provider and facility licensing
  • reimbursement and payment issues
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • certificate of need (CON) and health planning
  • medical records, privacy and confidentiality issues (HIPAA)
  • managed care, network formation and contracting and integrated delivery systems

David’s experience also includes participation in several health care-related litigation disputes and appearances before Medicare’s Provider Reimbursement Review Board and other administrative agencies.

Before Fox Rothschild

In law school, David was a member of the Temple Law Review and received numerous academic commendations. He also studied graduate communications at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

David has written extensively for local and national publications. He has planned professional education courses and made numerous presentations on health care issues in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. David also has received acknowledgement as a leading health law authority. He previously served as a director of the Pennsylvania Society of Healthcare Attorneys, as well as on its Physician Self-Referral, Physician Hospital Organization and Integrated Delivery System Task Forces.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by Chambers USA for Health Care Law in Pennsylvania (2014-2020) and New Jersey (2017-2020)*
  • Named to the "Lawyer of the Year" list for Health Care Law in Pennsylvania by Best Lawyers (2021)*
  • Named to "The Best Lawyers in America" list for Health Care Law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey by Best Lawyers (2016-2021)*
  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated*

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           *Awards Methodology