Paul J. Giancola

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Biography

Paul Giancola's practice is focused in healthcare compliance, transactions and regulatory matters for healthcare organizations and physicians, including medical staff matters, HIPAA, Stark, ambulatory surgery centers, licensing board investigations, fraud and abuse, peer review, risk management, physician employment contracting, joint ventures, practice formation and separation, and litigation/arbitration. He has extensive trial and mediation experience.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• The Revised Yates Memo: Individual Accountability in Federal Investigations and Enforcement, Presenter, Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys (December 11, 2018)
• Legal Issues in Transgender Health Care and Patient Bias Against Health Care Providers, Presenter, Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys (September 25, 2018)
• ACI/CCRE Compliance Program , Co-Presenter (January 30, 2018)
• The Yates Memo: Individual Accountability in Federal Investigations and Enforcement, A Primer for In-House Counsel , Presenter (January 23, 2018)
• HIPPA Update Training , Presenter (January 23, 2018)
• Policy Corner: Balance Billing Curtailed by New AZ Law , Author, Arizona Physician Magazine (June 2017)
•“Health Law Forum”, Panel Member, Maricopa County Medical Society (May 18, 2017)
•“Understanding MACRA (Medicare Access & Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015): Real Solutions for Real Needs, Panel Member, Perch (January 25, 2017)
• Healthcare Law Update: Fraud and Abuse, HIPAA and Other Legal Minefields, Presenter, Arizona Orthopaedic Society 2016 Annual Meeting (November 5, 2016)
• Direct-to-Consumer Marketing: 20 Years Later , Author, AZMedicine (Fall 2016)
• Leveling the Playing Field: The Impact of Equalizing Payment for Evaluation & Management Visits on Physician Practice Consolidation , Author, AZMedicine (Spring 2016)
•“Peer Accountability - What are our obligations when we are faced with unethical colleague behavior?” Speaker, Sedona Scientific Program (April 1, 2016)
• New AZ Law on Self Referred Laboratory Testing , Author, AZMedicine (Fall 2015)
•“Arbitration Clauses in Contracts, Speaker, Arizona Corporate Counsel Forum (October 21, 2015)
•“Anatomy of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit,” Speaker, Banner Orthopedic Residency (September 23, 2015)
•“Surviving a Claims Audit and the Ever Expanding Scope of the False Claims Act, Speaker, Arizona Association of Health Care Lawyers (September 22, 2015)
•“Two Important Developments in Arizona Physician/Medical Staff Law, Speaker, Arizona Association of Health Care Lawyers (July 9, 2015)
• MACRA: The Good, the Controversial, and the Uncertain , Author, AZMedicine (Summer 2015)
•“Health Care Reform 2015: Where Are We Now?” Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, Southwestern Conference on Medicine (April 25, 2015)
• Are Physicians Evolving Into Shift Workers? , Author, AZMedicine (Spring 2015)
•“Identifying and Assisting the Impaired Healthcare Worker,” Panelist, American College of Healthcare Executives, Arizona Healthcare Executives Chapter (Phoenix January 29, 2015 and Tucson March 10, 2015)
•“Ethical Dilemmas from Physician Ownership Interests in Ancillary Services ,” Author, AZMedicine (Winter 2014)
•“Medicare’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Potential Risks for Physicians ,” Co-Author, AZ Medicine (Fall 2014)
• Physicians Treating Chronic Pain with Opioid Narcotics Face Multiple Risk Exposures, Author, Medical Liability Monitor, Vol. 39, No. 6 (June 2014)
• So you Think Divorces are Unpleasant: Minimizing Collateral Damage in Physician Practice Separations, Speaker, Arizona Association of Health Care Lawyers (June 10, 2014)
• Medicare’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Considerations for Hospital Executives, Co-Author, American College of Healthcare Executives, Arizona Healthcare Executives (2nd Quarter 2014)
• The Impact of the ACA : How Readmission Penalties will Affect the Healthcare Executive’s Mission, Panelist, Arizona Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (May 21, 2014)
• Treating Chronic Pain can be Risky for Physicians , Author, AZ Medicine (Spring 2014)
• Updates in Healthcare Reform - An Employee Benefits and Healthcare Provider Perspectives, Speaker, Association of Corporate Counsel Arizona Chapter (January 21, 2014)
• Health Care Reform Expands Physicians’ Liability , Author, AZ Medicine (Fall 2013)
• Can Accountable Care Organizations Hit the Trifecta: Improve Quality, Reduce Cost, and Increase Physician Compensation ?, Author, AZ Medicine (Summer 2013)
• Breach Notification: The I’m Sorry Rule, Speaker, Arizona Association of Health Care Lawyers (June 13, 2013)
• Healthcare Reform: The Business of Expanding Healthcare Benefits and Adding Coverage for up to 30 Million People, Author, AZ Medicine (Spring 2013)
• Conflicts of Interest: A Forerunner to Healthcare Fraud, Author, AZ Medicine (Fall 2012)
• Sawbones Blues: Recent Cases & Trends, Speaker, AZ Orthopaedic Society (June 2012)
• Social Media Malpractice Anyone?, Author, AZ Medicine (Spring 2012)
• Defending Drug Charges: Drug Abuse and Malprescribing, Anatomy of a Government Investigation, Speaker, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (February 2012)
• Controlled Substances Act of 1970, Speaker, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (February 2012)
• Summary of Fraud and Abuse Statutes & Regulations, Arizona, Co-Author, American Health Lawyers Association (2012)
• Physician Integration and ACOs - New Dynamics of the Antitrust Law, Author, AZ Medicine (Winter 2011)
• Doctors in Disguise? Physician Extenders on the Rise , Author, AZ Medicine (Fall 2011)
• Vampire Blues-Infectious Disease Litigation, Speaker, AZ Infectious Disease Society (October 2011)
• Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Speaker, Southwest Orthopaedic Trauma Association (September 2011)
• How to Avoid Becoming a 'Pot Doc': Physicians are the Gatekeepers for Medical Marijuana Use , Author, AZ Medicine (Summer 2011)
•Frequent seminar speaker and author of health care articles
•Recent presentations include fraud and abuse, HIPAA, healthcare reform, Arizona medical marijuana law, physician extenders, infectious disease litigation, ED on-call obligations for specialists
•Guest Lecturer in Health Law at Arizona State University, Graduate Business School (2002-2003)
•Physicians and Physician Organizations Law Institute, Presenter, American Health Lawyers (2002, 2004)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•American Bar Foundation, fellow (2018)
•American College of Trial Lawyers, fellow (2004-present)
•The Best Lawyers in America , Health Care Law (2007-2019)
•Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Health Care Law (2018)
•Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business , Healthcare (2015-2018)
•Top Rated Lawyers , Health Care Law, Corporate Counsel Magazine (2012)
•Southwest Super Lawyers , Health Care (2007-2018)
•Lawdragon Top 3000 Leading Lawyers in America (2010-2011)
•Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Attorneys, Alternative Dispute Resolution (2010-2011)
•Arizona's Top Lawyers, AzBusiness Magazine (2010)
•Arizona's Finest Lawyers

Community Involvement

•Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Advisory Board (2007-2016), Member (2004-2016), Chair (2007-2010)
•Scottsdale Cultural Council (2007-2011, 2013-2014)
•Partnership for a Drug-Free America, Arizona Chapter Board of Directors (2006-2008)
•Scottsdale Healthcare, Ethics Committee (1990-1993), Institutional Review Committee (1991-1994)

Other Professional Experience

•O'Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Killingsworth and Beshears, P.A., Senior Member/Shareholder
•Birnbaum and Manaker, P.C., Associate

Related News & Events

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May 03
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Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Jun 01
Policy Corner: Balance Billing Curtailed by New AZ Law Arizona Physicians Magazine

May 31
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 43 Attorneys

Apr 12
Southwest Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Nov 09
Direct- to-Consumer Marketing: 20 Years Later AZMedicine

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 27
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys

Apr 18
Leveling the Playing Field: The Impact of Equalizing Payment for Evaluation & Management Visits on Physician Practice Consolidation AZMedicine

Apr 11
Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Nov 12
New AZ Law on Self Referred Laboratory Testing AZMedicine

Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”

Jul 01
MACRA: The Good, the Controversial, and the Uncertain AZ Medicine

May 19
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 10
Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Mar 18
Are Physicians Evolving Into Shift Workers? AZMedicine

Dec 22
Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Potential Risks for Physicians AZMedicine

Dec 01
Ethical Dilemmas from Physician Ownership Interests in Ancillary Services AZMedicine

Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 23
Treating Chronic Pain Can Be Risky For Physicians AZMedicine

Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

Aug 01
Health Care Reform Expands Physicians' Liability AZMedicine

Jun 01
Can Accountable Care Organizations Hit the Trifecta: Improve Quality, Reduce Cost, and Increase Physician Compensation? AZMedicine

Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jun 27
Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Oct 01
Doctors in Disguise? Physician Extenders on the Rise

Sep 06
The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Related Publications

Sep 18
Health Law Checkup - New Arizona Physician Fingerprinting Requirements for Renewal and Initial License Applications

Aug 06
Health Law Checkup - FDA Draft Guidance: How Drug and Device Firms Can Correct Third-Party Misinformation Appearing on Social Media (Part II of II)

Jul 23
Health Law Checkup - FDA Draft Guidance Aims to Clarify Appropriate Character-Space-Limited Social Media Use by Drug and Device Firms (Part I of II)

Jul 01
Health Law Checkup - OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert About Laboratory Payments to Referring Physicians

May 22
Health Law Checkup - Future of Nevada’s Insurance Exchange Uncertain after Exchange Board Votes to Cut Ties with Xerox

May 12
Health Law Checkup - Integrated Health in Limbo After U.S. District Court Decision

Jan 02
Health Law Checkup - January 2013 Trends to Watch in 2013: Physician-Owned Distributors Trends to Watch in 2013: Physician-Owned Distributors

Nov 30
Health Law Checkup - November 2012 HHS Office for Civil Rights Releases Guidance on De-Identification of Health Information HHS Office for Civil Rights Releases Guidance on De-Identification of Health Information

Sep 28
Health Law Checkup - September 2012 Government Warns Hospitals on Using Electronic Medical Records to Engage in Fraudulent Billing Government Warns Hospitals on Using Electronic Medical Records to Engage in Fraudulent Billing

Jul 31
Health Law Checkup - July 2012 Enforceability and Interpretation of Agreements Prohibiting Direct and Indirect Solicitation of Health Care Employees Enforceability and Interpretation of Agreements Prohibiting Direct and Indirect Solicitation of Health Care Employees

American College of Trial Lawyers (2004-present)

Community Involvement

•Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Advisory Board (2007-present), Member (2004-present), Chair (2007-2010)
•Scottsdale Cultural Council (2007-2011, 2013-present)
•Partnership for a Drug-Free America, Arizona Chapter Board of Directors (2006-2008)
•Scottsdale Healthcare, Ethics Committee (1990-1993), Institutional Review Committee (1991-1994)
•The Hastings Center Institute of Society, Ethics and Life Sciences (1981-1994)

Other Professional Experience

•O'Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Killingsworth and Beshears, P.A., Senior Member/Shareholder
•Birnbaum and Manaker, P.C., Associate Member:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Adjunct Professor
•Health Care Fraud Investigations & Litigation (2011-present)
•The Litigation Experience (2011-present)
•University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Lecturer (2013-present)
•Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Substitute Mentor, The Litigation Experience (Fall 2011)
•American Health Lawyers Association (1994-present)
•Arizona Association of Health Care Lawyers (1992-present)
•Board of Directors (2000-present)
•President (2003-2005)
•State Bar of Arizona (1987-present)
•Civil Practice and Procedure Committee (1992-1995)
•American Bar Association
•Litigation and Health Law Sections
•Tort & Insurance Law Journal, Associate Editor (1986-1989); Executive Editor (1990-1991); Editor-in-Chief (1991-1993)
•Trial Lawyers Quarterly, Contributing Editor (1982-1988)
•Syracuse University College of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, Scientific Litigation (1985) Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers (2004-present)

Community Involvement
•Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Advisory Board (2007-present), Member (2004-present), Chair (2007-2010)
•Scottsdale Cultural Council (2007-2011, 2013-present)
•Partnership for a Drug-Free America, Arizona Chapter Board of Directors (2006-2008)
•Scottsdale Healthcare, Ethics Committee (1990-1993), Institutional Review Committee (1991-1994)
•The Hastings Center Institute of Society, Ethics and Life Sciences (1981-1994)

Other Professional Experience
•O'Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Killingsworth and Beshears, P.A., Senior Member/Shareholder
•Birnbaum and Manaker, P.C., Associate Member:

Professional Memberships and Activities
•Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Adjunct Professor
•Health Care Fraud Investigations & Litigation (2011-present)
•The Litigation Experience (2011-present)
•University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Lecturer (2013-present)
•Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Substitute Mentor, The Litigation Experience (Fall 2011)
•American Health Lawyers Association (1994-present)
•Arizona Association of Health Care Lawyers (1992-present)
•Board of Directors (2000-present)
•President (2003-2005)
•State Bar of Arizona (1987-present)
•Civil Practice and Procedure Committee (1992-1995)
•American Bar Association
•Litigation and Health Law Sections
•Tort & Insurance Law Journal, Associate Editor (1986-1989); Executive Editor (1990-1991); Editor-in-Chief (1991-1993)
•Trial Lawyers Quarterly, Contributing Editor (1982-1988)
•Syracuse University College of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, Scientific Litigation (1985) Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers (2004-present)

Community Involvement

•Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Advisory Board (2007-present); Member (2004-present); Chair (2007-2010)

•Scottsdale Cultural Council (2007-2011, 2013-present)

•Partnership for a Drug-Free America, Arizona Chapter Board of Directors (2006-2008)

•Scottsdale Healthcare, Ethics Committee (1990-1993); Institutional Review Committee (1991-1994)

•The Hastings Center Institute of Society, Ethics and Life Sciences (1981-1994)

Other Professional Experience

•O'Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Killingsworth and Beshears, P.A., Senior Member/Shareholder

•Birnbaum and Manaker, P.C., Associate

Related News

Apr 23 Treating Chronic Pain Can Be Risky For Physicians AZMedicine

Apr 14 Southwest Super Lawyers 2014 Recognizes 79 Snell & Wilmer Arizona Attorneys 32 Attorneys Named to Southwest Rising Stars

Aug 19 The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 12 Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

Aug 01 Health Care Reform Expands Physicians' Liability AZMedicine

Jun 01 Can Accountable Care Organizations Hit the Trifecta: Improve Quality, Reduce Cost, and Increase Physician Compensation? AZMedicine

Apr 15 Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 53 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in Phoenix and Tucson Also Names 24 Attorneys to the 2012 Rising Stars List

Sep 04 The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jun 27 Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Oct 01 Doctors in Disguise? Physician Extenders on the Rise

Sep 06 The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jul 29 Snell & Wilmer Congratulates its 99 Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Jun 20 Super Lawyers 2011 Recognizes 74 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 21 Firm Attorneys to the 2011 Rising Stars List

Jun 01 How to Avoid Becoming a Pot Doc: Physicians are the Gatekeepers for Medical Marijuana Use

Oct 21 Ninety-Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011

Jun 22 Sixty-Seven Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers 2010

Dec 01 Snell & Wilmer Partners Paul Giancola, David Sprentall and Alan Sullivan Named 2010 Lawyers of The Year

Aug 01 Ninety-Eight Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2010

Jul 10 Law & Politics Selects 75 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as 2009 Super Lawyers

Related Publications

Jul 23 Health Law Checkup - FDA Draft Guidance Aims to Clarify Appropriate Character-Space-Limited Social Media Use by Drug and Device Firms (Part I of II)

Jul 01 Health Law Checkup - OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert About Laboratory Payments to Referring Physicians

May 22 Health Law Checkup - Future of Nevada's Insurance Exchange Uncertain after Exchange Board Votes to Cut Ties with Xerox

May 12 Health Law Checkup - Integrated Health in Limbo After U.S. District Court Decision

Jan 02 Health Law Checkup - January 2013

Trends to Watch in 2013: Physician-Owned Distributors Nov 30 Health Law Checkup - November 2012

HHS Office for Civil Rights Releases Guidance on De-Identification of Health Information Sep 28 Health Law Checkup - September 2012

Government Warns Hospitals on Using Electronic Medical Records to Engage in Fraudulent Billing Jul 31 Health Law Checkup - July 2012

Enforceability and Interpretation of Agreements Prohibiting Direct and Indirect Solicitation of Health Care Employees May 31 Health Law Checkup - May 2012

Physicians Required to Provide Interpretive Services to Non-English Speaking Patients Apr 23 Health Law Checkup - April 2012

Fourth Circuit Discusses Stark Issues in Remand of Tuomey $45 Million Stark Verdict Mar 09 Health Law Checkup - March 2012

No Free Lunch for Physicians: OIG Issues Alert on Obligation of Physicians to Monitor Reassignment of Medicare Payments Jan 12 Legal Alert: Office of Civil Rights to Conduct HIPAA Compliance Audits

Privacy and Data Protection Alert Nov 04 Health Law Checkup - November 2011

What's Up With the Individual Mandate in the Health Care Reform Act? Oct 21 Legal Alert: Recent Exclusion Efforts by the OIG Raises Stakes for Health Care Executives

Oct 14 Health Law Checkup - October 14, 2011

CMS Issues New Guidance for Medicare Secondary Payor Reporting Oct 05 Health Law Checkup - October 2011

NLRB Final Rule Requires Notice Posting of Employees' Rights under the NLRA Aug 17 Health Law Checkup - August 2011

ACOs: Big Deal or Big Mistake? Mar 31 Legal Alert: Arizona Department of Health Services Issues Final Medical Marijuana Rules

May 24 Health Law Checkup - May 2010

FY 2011 Proposed Rule, Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Apr 02 Health Care Alert: Navigating Health Care Reform (April 2, 2010)

Understanding Health Care Reform - An Initial Guide For Employers Apr 01 Health Law Checkup - April 2010

CMS Action Regarding April 1, 2010 Physician Fee Schedule Cuts and National Healthcare Decisions Day Mar 30 Health Care Alert: Navigating Health Care Reform

Understanding the New Health Care Reform Act Mar 18 Health Law Checkup - March 2010

CMS Announces Proposed Meaningful Use Regulations for Adoption of Electronic Health Records Feb 15 Health Law Checkup - February 2010

HITECH Act Changes Are Effective This Month Jan 29 Health Law Checkup - January 2010

Mandatory Medicare Secondary Payer Reporting Requirements Dec 18 Health Law Checkup - December 2009

CMS Issues Final 2010 Supervision Requirements for Hospital Outpatient Therapeutic Services Nov 10 Health Law Checkup - November 2009

Recent HHS OIG Opinions Permit Certain Hospital and Physician Group Joint Ventures Oct 20 Health Law Checkup - October 2009

Stark Regulation Eliminates Most Under Arrangements Relationships as of October 1, 2009 Sep 28 Health Law Checkup - September 2009

FERA Significantly Broadens Liability Under False Claims Act Aug 24 Health Law Checkup - August 24, 2009

IRS Commissioner Encourages Tax-Exempt Organizations to Implement Good Governance Principles to Reduce Risk of Noncompliance and Misuse of Charitable Assets Aug 04 Health Law Checkup - August 2009

October 1, 2009 Deadline Looming Prohibition of Per Click and Percentage Arrangements for Space and Equipment Lease Member:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Adjunct Professor

•Health Care Fraud Investigations & Litigation (2011-present)

•The Litigation Experience (2011-present)

•University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Lecturer (2013-present)

•Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Substitute Mentor,The Litigation Experience (Fall 2011)

•American Health Lawyers Association (1994-present)

•Arizona Association of Health Care Lawyers (1992-present)

•Board of Directors (2000-present)

•President (2003-2005)

•State Bar of Arizona (1987-present)

•Civil Practice and Procedure Committee (1992-1995)

•American Bar Association

•Litigation and Health Law Sections

Tort & Insurance Law Journal, Associate Editor (1986-1989); Executive Editor (1990-1991); Editor-in-Chief (1991-1993)

Trial Lawyers Quarterly,Contributing Editor (1982-1988)

•Syracuse University College of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, Scientific Litigation (1985)

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Administrative
  • Commercial Litigation
  • False Claims Act
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare
  • Investigations, Government Enforcement and White Collar Protection
  • Life Sciences and Medical Technology
  • Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
  • Professional Licensure
  • Special Litigation and Compliance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6324  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.S., Biology, 1973; New York University, Certificate in Physical Therapy, 1975
Law School Attended:
Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1980; Executive Editor, Syracuse Law Review, Judicial Clerkship Recommendation, National Institute for Trial Advocacy Diploma, June 1984
Year of First Admission:
1981
Admission:
United States District and Bankruptcy Court, District of Columbia; United States District Court, District of Arizona; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; United States District Court, District of New York; Supreme Court of New York; Supreme Court of Arizona; District of Columbia; New York; Arizona
Memberships:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Adjunct Professor
•Health Care Fraud Investigations & Litigation (2011-present)
•The Litigation Experience (2011-2015)
•University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Lecturer (2013-present)
•American Health Lawyers Association (1994-present)
•Arizona Association of Health Care Lawyers (1992-present)
•Board of Directors (2000-present)
•President (2003-2005)
•State Bar of Arizona (1987-present)
•Civil Practice and Procedure Committee (1992-1995)
•American Bar Association
•Health Law Section
•Tort & Insurance Law Journal, Associate Editor (1986-1989); Executive Editor (1990-1991); Editor-in-Chief (1991-1993)
•Trial Lawyers Quarterly, Contributing Editor (1982-1988)
•Syracuse University College of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, Scientific Litigation (1985)

Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, May 8, 1952
ISLN:
907121655

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (6 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 02/07/13 in Health Care

    Although I no longer practice in this area, at my former law firm a very substantial part of our work was related to health care, and we were always familiar with other excellent attorneys in our practice areas. Snell and Wilmer is one of the outstan... Read more

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    Although I no longer practice in this area, at my former law firm a very substantial part of our work was related to health care, and we were always familiar with other excellent attorneys in our practice areas. Snell and Wilmer is one of the outstanding law firms in Arizona, and Paul Giancola is recognized as highly competent and expert in his field. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Of Counsel on 02/29/12 in Health Care


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