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USC313

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Health Law
« on: June 28, 2009, 07:50:31 PM »
My school has a nationally ranked Health Law program. A student can even have a "quasi" major in the subject, graduating with a certificate in health law if they meet certain criteria. In any event, does anyone have any experience in this area of the law? What are the job prospects like? Do most practitioners work with firms, or in a hospital systems legal departments? Any information would be helpful.

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Re: Health Law
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2009, 08:43:20 PM »
You can do both. A lot of big firms have a good amount of attys that specialize in health law (med mal defense, medicare/aid, policy stuff, etc.). There are also some health law boutiques out there. I know of a couple in Dallas. I also know a guy who worked for years as a plaintiff's atty, doing a lot of med mal, and then left his firm to be Sr. Counsel for a hospital group. Dude brings it in like crazy now...