X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Powell Goldstein’s already-dwindling D.C. office has lost a chunk of its health care practice to Ropes & Gray. Ex-Powell partners Larry Gage (formerly head of Powell’s national health care practice), Nathan Brown, Barbara Eyman, and Charles Luband are joining Ropes & Gray’s health care group today. Gage will be a partner; the other three will become counsel. William Knowlton, a former chairman of Ropes & Gray’s health care practice and now a member of the firm’s central policy committee, helped to bring over the group. “To add their practice and their expertise is a very nice strategic move for us,” he says. It’s not so nice for Powell, however. The firm’s D.C. office lost its 33-lawyer international trade group to Sidley Austin in 2002. In last year’s LT 150, Powell reported a more than 21 percent drop in its Washington head count — down from 80 lawyers in 2006 to 63 in 2007. In March, six other health care partners and one senior associate left Powell’s Atlanta office for McKenna Long & Aldridge. The four D.C. lawyers largely represent hospitals and focus to a lesser extent on Medicare and Medicaid matters. There are a number of large academic medical centers and public health centers among their clients, says Knowlton. Despite the departures, Powell’s chairman, James McAlpin Jr., says the firm is committed to “aggressively” expanding the health care practice in the coming months.
Marisa McQuilken can be contacted at [email protected].

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]

 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.