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David J. Davidson

Board Certified as a Specialist in Health Law

About Me

“Straight out of law school nearly 30 years ago I jumped right into healthcare and joined a firm that represented a hospital and large physician practice. It has captivated me ever since and I enjoy applying my broad experience to help my clients.”
22 years as in house counsel for large integrated health care system
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Dave Davidson is a Florida Board Certified specialist in Health Law with nearly 30 years of concentrated experience assisting healthcare professionals and businesses, such as:

• Hospitals
• Physicians, Chiropractors, Dentists and Podiatrists;
• Physician Assistants (PAs) and Advance Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs);
• Physician Group Practices;
• Surgery & Imaging Centers
• Healthcare Business Management Entities;
• Durable Medical Equipment Providers; and
• Home Health Agencies & Hospices

After several years in Orlando practicing with a law firm, Dave became the first in-house counsel at a large hospital/healthcare system, where he served for 22 years. As General Counsel, Dave was responsible for all legal matters involving the system’s hospitals and affiliate companies, and developed a deep understanding of a provider’s perspective in negotiating the complexities of healthcare law.

Dave has been involved in numerous healthcare transactions, and has particular experience in:

• Contracts, i.e. leases, managed care arrangements, term sheets
• Organizational documents for medical practices
• Hospital/Medical Staff disputes
• Medical Staff Bylaws Creation & Review
• Serving as issuer’s counsel in healthcare financing transactions
• Analyzing the applicability of the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, and other state and federal fraud and abuse laws, rules, and regulations to proposed transactions
• Healthcare risk management issues
• Professional Liability Issues
• Patient Care Issue Resolution

Dave received both his Bachelor of Arts degree and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida.

Bar Admissions:

AV Preeminent rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Directory
Named as one of Orlando Magazine’s “Best Lawyers”

Professional Memberships:
American Health Lawyers Association
Florida Bar (Health Law Section)
American Bar Association (Health Law Section)