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L. Joe Davis, Jr., Esq.
Board Certified Health Law

Davis Legal, PLLC
343 7th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
p: 813.728.3400
f:  813.200.1115



Profiles of Davis Legal, PLLC

Lawyers in St. Petersburg, Florida

At the law offices of Davis Legal, PLLC, the firm's attorneys bring experience and personal service to healthcare providers and businesses Florida. Attorney Joe Davis is board-certified in health law by the Florida Bar, a distinction held by less than 150 attorneys in the state, and has dedicated his 21-year career to the resolution of varied and complex healthcare law issues. The firm represents physicians and physician groups, handles managed care contracting and collections, advises clients on healthcare compliance, and represents businesses their corporate concerns and in commercial litigation.



L. Joe Davis, Jr.
343 7th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
p.813-728-3400
f.813-200-1115
joe@davislegalpllc.com


Education
University of Florida, A.A., 1986
University of South Florida, B.A. (English), with Honors, 1989
George Washington University Law School, J.D., with Honors, 1992;
Member, The George Washington Law Review

Employment
Foley & Lardner, Tampa Office, Associate Attorney, 1992-1999; practice areas included commercial and health care related litigation; health care and hospital law; federal and state health care regulatory compliance; fraud and abuse; EMTALA; peer review; contracts; antitrust; creditor's rights. Maintained primary associate relationship as operations, contract and compliance counsel with local and out-of-state non-profit hospital clients and physician group clients and orchestrated full-scale compliance programs and audits. Acted as regulatory support counsel for securities issuances and mergers and acquisitions.
Carlton Fields, Tampa Office, Associate Attorney, 1999-2000; practice areas included health care law and health care fraud and abuse litigation; acted as leading member of newly formed health care law practice group. Represented large national hospital chain as outside operations counsel expanding representation to over twenty hospitals in Florida; represented various physician groups and acted as fraud and abuse counsel for the firm. Acted as regulatory support counsel for corporate transactions.

Solo Practitioner, March, 2000 to August, 2008; practice included health care law; risk management, EMTALA, peer review, operations, regulatory matters, disputes and transactions. Representation included national for-profit hospital chain, physicians, large medical practices, medical staffs and individual physicians.

Davis Legal, PLLC, August, 2008: Boutique health law firm representing facilities, physician groups and physicians in their businesses, including provider and facility compliance, fraud and abuse, stark/antikickback compliance, medicare audits, contract compliance, general corporate representation, managed care contract negotiations, payer collections and contract disputes, payer contract negotiation, medical staff and peer review management and actions, facility management, surgical center compliance, litigation, employment agreements and disputes, noncompetition agreements, physician joint ventures, leases, transactions and acquisitions, antitrust, general business and commercial litigation.

Membership and Professional Activities

Board Certified in Health Law by the Florida Bar, 1999
The Florida Bar, admitted 1992
Member Health Law Section
Admitted Middle District of Florida

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At the law office of Davis Legal, PLLC, in St. Petersburg, the firm represents clients throughout Florida, including Tampa, Clearwater, Largo, Naples, Sarasota, Fort Myers, Brandon, Bradenton, Dunedin, Palm Harbor and Lakeland; and in Pinellas County, Hillsborough County, Manatee County and Pasco County.
 
 

 


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