Overview

Brad works on a wide range of corporate, transactional, and real estate matters. Specifically, his practice focuses on working with hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers regarding complex regulatory and compliance issues. Brad regularly advises clients with respect to HIPAA compliance, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, health care fraud and abuse regulations, and medical staff management issues. Brad also works with clients in all industries on various real estate matters, data privacy issues, financial services regulations, and Affordable Care Act compliance. Additionally, he has experience handling general litigation and intellectual property matters.

Brad is driven by helping clients achieve their business needs and goals by assisting them to understand and navigate an increasingly complex regulatory environment. With new rules and regulations comes an opportunity for clients to implement creative and innovative solutions to meet their regulatory and compliance obligations. Brad thrives on ensuring clients understand and achieve these solutions to avoid future litigation or enforcement actions.

Practices

    • Represents a community hospital system in all aspects of transactions and regulatory compliance, including complex Medicare and Medicaid compliance issues, joint venture arrangements, HIPAA compliance, and real estate transactions.
    • Represents a rural Wyoming hospital in medical staff hearings, practitioner disciplinary actions, and credentialing disputes.
    • Analyzed compliance with Affordable Care Act requirements governing counting employee hours for purposes of determining full-time equivalent employment status for a publicly traded manufacturing company.
    • Reviewed and revised HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices for group health plan administered by publicly held manufacturing company.
    • Advises a health care payments company with respect to both HIPAA and financial services regulations, including analysis of obligations and reporting requirements under money services businesses and credit notification rules and regulations.
    • Conducts HIPAA breach notification and reporting analyses for multiple covered entities when potential HIPAA breaches are reported.
    • Reviews, revises, and negotiates HIPAA Business Associate Agreements for both covered entities and business associates.
    • Analyzed compliance with international, federal, and state data privacy laws regarding the use, maintenance, and storage of employees’ personally identifiable information held in employee records and health plan files for a plastics and resins manufacturer.
    • Represented a national hospital corporation in purchase of first hospital in Ohio, including handling all Ohio-related regulatory and compliance issues and preparing final documents.
    • Defended a manufacturing company in patent dispute and successfully defeated a claim for attorneys' fees.
    • Successfully enforced non-export agreements against gray market exporters and their straw buyers for an automotive dealership group.
  • Education

    • William & Mary Law School, College of William & Mary, J.D., summa cum laude, 2012
    • The Ohio State University, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2008

    Admissions

    • State of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio and Southern District of Ohio
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Health Law Section-Member (2018-Present)
    • Ohio State Bar Association—Member (2016-Present)
    • American Health Lawyers Association—Member (2012-Present)
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association–Member (2012-Present)
    • Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys—Member (2015-Present)
    • John M. Manos Inn of Court—Member (2013-Present)
    • Ohio State Bar Foundation—Fellow (2016)

    Community Involvement

    • Jay/Bridge/Carroll Block Club—Member (2013-Present)
    • Cleveland Leadership Center, Civic Leadership Institute (Class of 2015)
    • Alpha Tau Zeta/Farmhouse Alumni Association—Board of Directors (2013-Present)
    • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2017-2018)
    • "New Year, Same Old Ransomware Attacks Against Health Care Providers," Frantz Ward Client Alert (January 2018)
    • "President Trump Circumvents Congress, Seeks to Unwind the Affordable Care Act," Frantz Ward Client Alert (October 2017)
    • "Ohio Manufacturing Sales Tax Exemption — Proposed Rule Changes," Frantz Ward Client Alert (April 2017)
    • “Bad Faith Claims and Performance Bonds,” The Construction Lawyer, Journal of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, Vol. 33 No. 3 (Summer 2013)
    • "State and Federal Updates," CMBA's Health Care Law Update & Medical/Legal Summit (April 2018)
    • “Ohio Legal Update,” American Med Spa Association, Cleveland, OH (October 2015)