Healthcare Changes Yield New Business for Health Lawyers


Stephen Bernstein, as head of McDermott’s healthcare practice (which ranked ninth among US law firms, with 152 lawyers), said that the Firm’s practice is growing because “the healthcare world is not getting simpler.” Mr. Bernstein cited the fact that cost reduction is a priority for healthcare providers now more than ever, and those efforts include moves to telehealth. He added that McDermott also is seeing growth in other health information technology businesses.