Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Top Lawyers List 2014: Healthcare

Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business Magazine Top Lawyers List.


Richard B. Burnham
Richard B. Burnham
Founding partner
Gammage & Burnham
Company Website
Burnham has represented virtually every Arizona hospital in litigation defining major principles of hospital reimbursement from government, commercial and private payers. G&B represents hospitals, physicians and providers to the mentally ill and developmentally disabled.


Jill M. Covington
Jill M. Covington
Director
Fennemore Craig
Company Website
Covington’s health law practice is devoted to defending hospitals, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in complex claims of medical negligence in state and federal courts, and advising healthcare entities on regulatory matters.


William W. Drury, Jr.
William W. Drury, Jr.
Shareholder
Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA
Company Website
Drury is a trial attorney whose practice is focused in medical malpractice and product liability. He was recently named the 2014 Phoenix “Lawyer of the Year” in Product Liability Litigation by the Best Lawyers in America®.


Gerald K. Gaffaney
Gerald K. Gaffaney
Member
Dickinson Wright/Mariscal Weeks PLLC
Company Website
Gaffaney represents healthcare providers including physicians, group medical practices, hospitals, medical staffs, and ambulatory surgery centers. He has expertise in forming group practices, all forms of provider and managed care contracting, and Stark and fraud and abuse issues.


Roger N. Morris
Roger N. Morris
Partner
Quarles & Brady LLP
Company Website
Recently honored with the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Morris serves on Quarles’ Executive Committee and as chairman of the Health & Life Sciences Industry Group.


Edward O. Comitz
Edward O. Comitz
Member
Comitz | Beethe
Company Website
Comitz heads the firm’s healthcare and disability insurance practice. He has earned a national reputation for prosecuting disability insurance claims on behalf of physicians, dentists, attorneys and executives whose benefits have been wrongfully denied.


Frederick Cummings
Frederick Cummings
Member
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
Company Website
An accomplished trial lawyer, arbitrator and mediator, Cummings represents physicians, dentists, and other health care professionals in licensing matters, peer review proceedings and medical negligence cases, and manufacturers in medical products liability defense litigation.


J. Arthur Eaves
J. Arthur Eaves
Shareholder
Sanders & Parks, P.C.
Company Website
Eaves defends doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers against allegations of malpractice and advises his clients regarding many subjects including healthcare regulations,medical records and subpoenas for records or testimony.


Gaye L. Gould
Gaye L. Gould
Shareholder
Sacks Tierney P.A.
Company Website
Gould’s law practice encompasses healthcare law and appellate law. She is a “2013 Top Rated Lawyer” (The American Lawyer) and former clerk to Arizona Supreme Court Justice Stanley G. Feldman.


Kristen Rosati
Kristen Rosati
Shareholder
Polsinelli
Company Website
Rosati counsels hospitals, physicians and health care providers on HIPAA compliance, electronic health records roll-out, health information exchange, data sharing for research and clinical integration initiatives and clinical research compliance and clinical trials contracting.



POSTED: . TAGS:
AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.