Steve is a member of Husch Blackwell's Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals team. His work on behalf of healthcare clients includes structuring and negotiating a joint hospital operating company, developing co management agreements on behalf of a hospital system, assisting in the development of new hospitals and ancillary facilities, and developing a corporate compliance plan for a major hospital system.
In addition, Steve has been named as a Best Lawyer in Health Care Law for the past 10 years. He is also involved in several regional and national health law associations.
Awards and Recognitions
•The Best Lawyers In America, Health Care Law, Real Estate Law, 1993-2015; Kansas City Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year, 2011
•Chambers USA, Corporate/M&A (Missouri), 2003-2008
•Ingram's, Best Lawyers in Kansas City Healthcare, 2009-2010; Real Estate, 2009-2010
•Kansas City Business Journal, Best of the Bar, 2004
•Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Health Care, 2005-2013; Top 100, 2005, 2008; Top 50 Kansas City, 2005
•Blue Valley Recreation Commission
•Mill Creek Park Association, Board of Directors, 1990-present, president, 2005-present
•Saint Luke's Health System
•Swope Health Foundation, Board of Directors, 1993-2008, president, 2000-2002
•Worked on the extensive development and restructuring of a hospital's medical staff bylaws and policies.
•Represented several hospitals in disciplinary proceedings.
•Represented hospitals in multiple physician/hospital joint ventures and joint ventures among hospitals.
•Negotiated the acquisition and affiliation of non profit hospitals.
•Assisted in the development of medical office buildings, including condominium medical office buildings.
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Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Blog
5.29.12 HHS Cuts Regulations for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers
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8.19.14 Husch Blackwell Boasts 106 Best Lawyers on 2015 List, Seven “Lawyers of the Year”
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10.16.13 In Missouri, 76 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 “Lawyers of the Year”
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10.15.12 A Combined 84 Husch Blackwell Attorneys are Named 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Missouri and Nebraska
8.23.12 2013 Best Lawyers Includes 106 Husch Blackwell Attorneys in 56 Practice Areas and 7 States
10.19.11 Super Lawyers 2011 Names 71 Husch Blackwell Attorneys from Missouri and Nebraska; an Additional 15 Listed as Rising Stars
9.06.11 More Than 100 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2012
10.28.10 Six Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named Best Lawyers 2011 Lawyers of the Year
10.13.10 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2010 Names 64 Husch Blackwell Attorneys; An Additional 20 Listed as Rising Stars
10.22.09 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2009 Names 73 Husch Blackwell Sanders Attorneys