Hall Render’s breadth and depth of health care knowledge and experience includes representation of health care entities in antitrust matters, from joint venture and provider network deals to investigation and litigation. Hall Render’s Health Care Antitrust Practice is led by an experienced Senior Trial Attorney from the Antitrust Division’s Health Care Task Force of the...Read More
Hall Render’s breadth and depth of health care knowledge and experience includes representation of health care entities in antitrust matters, from joint venture and provider network deals to investigation and litigation. Hall Render's Health Care Antitrust Practice is led by an experienced Senior Trial Attorney from the Antitrust Division's Health Care Task Force of the United States Department of Justice. The practice includes an experienced team of antitrust attorneys and litigators prepared to assist health care clients in every aspect of antitrust law.Read Less
Little Rock Cardiology Clinic v. Baptist Health.
Obtained dismissal for a general acute care hospital in a suit alleging federal antitrust claims based on revoking the privileges of physician-investors in a specialty hospital. Represented the general acute care hospital during discovery and on briefing on motion to dismiss, on appeal, and before the Supreme Court.
Neotonus v. American Medical Ass'n and American Urological Ass'n.
Obtained summary judgment for professional association after extensive discovery in an antitrust action alleging federal antitrust action alleging standard setting to exclude plaintiff’s product.
HomeTown Health v. Aultman Health Foundation.
Represented a plaintiff HMO in a state court antitrust suit alleging exclusionary broker commission practices against an integrated health system. The case was settled favorably for plaintiffs during trial after extensive discovery and motion practice.
United States v. Anthem, United States v. Aetna.
Represented multiple health systems in responding to the Department of Justice Antitrust Division and defendants’ subpoenas for documents and depositions in DOJ’s litigation challenging the mergers of Anthem/Cigna and Aetna/Humana and represented those clients called as trial witnesses.
Samuel v Herrick Memorial Hospital.
Represented a hospital in a suit brought in federal court by a physician whose medical staff privileges had been suspended. The physician brought suit claiming, among other things, that the suspension violated federal antitrust laws. Obtained an immediate stay, and then reversal, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, of a preliminary injunction that was entered by a federal district court overturning the suspension.
Save Our Samaritan Hospital v Bay Medical.
Part of a team that obtained summary judgment on an antitrust challenge to a hospital merger in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and prevailed on appeal on such claims in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
United States v. Dentsply International, Inc.
Served as lead attorney in a successful five-year action alleging exclusive dealing claims against a monopolist manufacturer of dental products. The case involved over 100 depositions and novel issues involving survey and econometric evidence and culminated in a six-week trial and successful appeal to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.