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Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman is a national health law firm with offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Wisconsin. More than 160 attorneys represent hospitals and health systems, physician practices, governmental agencies and nonprofits in the highly regulated health care industry. From the time William S. Hall founded the firm in 1967, Hall Render has focused its practice in health law and is now recognized as one of the nation's preeminent health law firms.
The Milwaukee office of Hall Render has recently been selected as one of the top workplaces in southeastern Wisconsin by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The award is based solely on employee feedback and recognizes organizations that have created exceptional places to work. To view Hall Render's listing, click here.
Hall Render is proud to announce that attorneys Sean Fahey and Colleen Powers have been named as members of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation's Class of 2013 Distinguished Fellows. Each year, the IBF honors a handful of attorneys who use their individual talents and work together to advance justice and lead positive change in the community. In order to become an IBF Distinguished Fellow, candidates must have a long record of service, an exemplary standing and made exceptional contributions to the Indianapolis legal community.
Hall Render is pleased to announce associate attorney Julie K. Lappas, J.D., has joined the firm’s Indianapolis office.
Lappas practices in Hall Render's Health practice group where she focuses on a variety of regulatory, compliance and corporate transactional matters. She counsels clients on compliance with the federal Stark Law, federal and state anti-kickback statutes, HIPAA privacy and security matters, state pharmacy laws, licensure and accreditation matters and corporate compliance issues.
Lappas completed her undergraduate studies at Indiana University and earned her law degree at The George Washington University Law School. Before attending law school, she worked as a sales representative for Eli Lilly and Company. Prior to joining Hall Render, she practiced health law in the Washington, D.C. area as legal counsel to a pharmacy benefit management company and most recently in private practice.
Lappas has been admitted to the Indiana Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. She is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and American Bar Association.
Hall Render was recently named one of the 2013 "Best Places to Work in Indiana." The firm was ranked No. 7 out of 17 organizations in the large company category. This marks the sixth consecutive year the firm has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana.
The awards program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing Indiana’s best employers. The top companies in the state are determined through employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys conducted by the Best Companies Group. The two-part process is a simple yet thorough assessment of the strengths and opportunities of each participating organization.
Companies raising the bar with their workplace practices were formally recognized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, May 2 at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. At the dinner, representatives from all designated companies were presented with Best Places to Work awards of excellence.
Hall Render is pleased to announce of counsel attorney Robert W. Markette, Jr., J.D., has joined the firm’s Indianapolis office.
Markette practices in Hall Render's Health practice group where he focuses on representing home health, hospice and private duty providers in all aspects of their operations. He works with clients on issues related to Medicare and Medicaid compliance, payer issues, HIPAA compliance and Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse. Markette also assists providers in matters related to wage and hour compliance, EEOC matters and other employment-related issues. He has represented clients in state and federal litigation, administrative appeals and Medicare and Medicaid fraud investigations.
Markette completed his undergraduate studies at Hanover College and earned his law degree at Indiana University Maurer School of Law. While in law school, he served on the Federal Communications Law Journal.
Markette has been admitted to the Indiana Bar and State Bar of Oklahoma, as well as the U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. He is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Health Care Compliance Association, Indiana State Bar Association and Oklahoma Bar Association.