Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 20, 2012
Brown McCarroll is pleased to announce that Brian Flood and Wendy Keegan have joined the firm, as partner and of counsel, respectively. Both join as members of the health care practice group.
Mr. Flood has over 14 years of experience in national guidance committees, serving on boards of directors and in legislation creation or interpretation. He has over nine years of experience as a prosecutor in banking, insurance, securities, healthcare, organized crime, general crimes and white collar crime, five years as an international consultant in health care regulatory and compliance matters, and four years as a top regulator and enforcement leader when serving as the Inspector General for the Texas Health and Human Services and strategic advisor to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Brian most recently served as a leader in KPMG LLP’s national risk and compliance, investigation, and state and federal government practices. He has personally performed and overseen thousands of reviews, audits, investigations and prosecutions. Brian has established and reviewed integrity and compliance programs nationwide. Mr. Flood earned his J.D. from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and his B.A. from Texas A&M University.
“Brian’s extensive experience in the field of health care investigations and compliance allows us to offer our clients an invaluable perspective and insight in these critical areas,” said Diane Carter, Brown McCarroll health care practice group leader.
Ms. Keegan has over eight years of experience advising health care organizations on various issues including compliance and risk assessments relating to hospital management, fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, Stark, antitrust, EMTALA, HIPAA, Medicare, tax-exempt status and hospital governance. In her former role as vice president, legal counsel for the California Hospital Association, Ms. Keegan advised association members regarding health care reform developments and advocated for and against proposed legislative bills. Ms. Keegan earned her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law and her B.A. from Florida State University.
“Wendy has a unique combination of experience in health care policy and operations, which will help strengthen our practice in these areas,” Ms. Carter said. “We are delighted to welcome Brian and Wendy to the firm.”
Health Care Practice Group
With 23 health care attorneys, Brown McCarroll has one of the largest dedicated practices in the Southwest, with a reach extending across the nation. The firm provides legal counsel in business transactions, licensing, operations, regulatory compliance, public policy, reimbursement, policies and procedures, investigations and litigation. Firm clients include multiple types of health care providers, including practitioners, general, children’s, specialty, rehab and psychiatric hospitals, allied health professionals, home health agencies, surgery centers, nursing home and other long term care providers, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities, residential treatment centers, imaging centers, medical device manufacturing companies and laboratories.
About Brown McCarroll, L.L.P.
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