On Thursday, the law firm of Baker Donelson, Birmingham, Alabama announced that prominent healthcare and hospital attorney Joe W. Campbell has joined the firm. Campbell joined as a shareholder and a member of the law firm’s Health Law Department, and will maintain his office in Huntsville, Alabama.
D. Keith Andress, managing shareholder of Baker Donelson said, “Joe’s experience in health care fits perfectly with our Firm’s health law practice … He is a great addition to our team, and we are excited about the future of Baker Donelson’s health care practice in Alabama and across the Southeast.”
Joe Campbell is well-known for his expertise in health-related matters, including medical staff issues, medical staff and hospital bylaws, medical staff contracts, certificate of need issues, managed-care matters, health plan issues, hospital bond financing, hospital networking and physician practice management. He is also the outside general counsel for a huge number of health care organizations including HealthGroup of Alabama and Huntsville Hospital.
Joe Campbell has been recognized by the Best Lawyers in America as a leading attorney in the area of Health Care Law.
Richard G. Cowart, Chair of Baker Donelson’s Health and Public Policy Department said, “Joe is regarded as one of Alabama’s top health lawyers and the premier hospital authority attorney in the state. His more than 25 years of health law experience will extend our counsel to many of the region’s leading public hospitals, health care authorities and medical centers. He will be a tremendous asset to Baker Donelson as we continue to partner with health care organizations to address the complex and ever-changing challenges that are today’s health care environment.”
Baker Donelson is a 650-attorney law firm with 18 offices in seven southeastern states and in Washington and London.