Commercial Litigation

Phillips Lytle’s Health Law Litigation Team understands the changing health care industry and our clients’ business needs.  Our attorneys are proactive in all aspects of your legal or regulatory challenge - from early case assessment through trial and appellate practice.  We also draw upon the experience of the firm’s corporate Health Law Practice, whose members have expertise in virtually all aspects of health care compliance and operations. The clients whom we serve include top national, state and regional hospitals and hospital systems; medical device manufacturers and distributors; national pharmaceutical companies; health care payors; medical and osteopathic educational institutions and associations; mental health facilities; home health, long-term care and hospice providers; ambulatory surgery centers; medical professionals; physician groups; medical service providers; health care technology companies; medical executives, physicians and nurses.

We have successfully represented our health law clients in the following types of matters:

  • Antitrust
  • Article 81 of the New York Mental Hygiene Law and guardianship proceedings, including appointment of guardians for person and property, advanced directives and end-of-life
  • Business valuation and dissolution
  • Class actions
  • Commercial and contractual disputes
  • Compensation
  • Construction disputes
  • Credentialing and licensure disputes and proceedings
  • Emergency and crisis response
  • Employment litigation
  • Government civil proceedings including whistleblower and False Claims Act/qui tam litigation
  • Government investigations and audits (criminal and civil)
  • Health care billing and reimbursement disputes
  • HIPAA and privacy issues
  • Human resource issues
  • Intellectual property, including trademark, copyright and trade secrets
  • Internal compliance investigations
  • Labor and employment matters
  • Managed care network disputes
  • Management or services contract disputes
  • Medical staffing and operating issues
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Non-compete, non-solicitation agreements and restrictive covenants
  • Personal injury defense, including allegations of patient injury, abuse, wrongful death and violation of the Public Health Law
  • Physician and hospital professional liability
  • Risk management and compliance
  • Self-reporting
  • Shareholder and partner disputes
  • Unfair competition
  • Workplace fraud
Health Care Litigation