Siegel , Stephen H.

 “bright and knowledgeable with a great reputation.” – Chambers USA, 2012

Stephen H. Siegel has been practicing law for more than 25 years and focuses his practice in all areas of health law, ranging from regulatory issues to enforcement and general corporate matters.

He is a Board Certified Health Law Attorney, designating the highest level of competency and experience by The Florida Bar.

Siegel’s practice focuses on assisting clients who are involved in all areas of the health care industry, including individual physicians and group practices, ambulatory surgical centers, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, hospices, hospitals, clinical laboratories, pharmacies, pharmaceutical wholesalers and other parties.

“very smart” – Chambers USA, 2014

He has spoken extensively on health law issues to groups including CPAs, members of The Florida Bar, Health Care Associations, and universities. His topics have ranged from Stark II, Medicare mark-up restrictions, health care fraud, compliance, fee splitting and physician self-referral.

Siegel has also published in Florida Medical Business, South Florida Medical Business and The Florida Bar Journal, among others.

AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell, Siegel has also been designated by Chambers USA for Healthcare in 2009, 2012 – 2017.

“He is thorough and has many, many years of experience” – Chambers USA, 2016

Siegel’s other honors include being named a “Florida Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine, recognized as among The Best Lawyers in America, South Florida’s Best Lawyers, and as one of the Top Attorneys in Florida by South Florida Legal Guide.

He has previously practiced at several large, national law firms across Florida and the east coast. Most recently, Siegel served as General Counsel for a company involved in the nursing home industry.

“a pillar of the healthcare arena”  – Chambers USA, 2017

Siegel is an AV Preeminent®-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, achieving the agency’s highest marks for both competency and ethics.

Siegel is active in various community and professional organizations, including the American Health Lawyers Association, the Miami-Dade County Health Facilities Authority, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the Arts & Business Council of Miami, Inc. He previously served as Chair and Vice Chair of The Florida Bar Health Law Section.

“well versed in the legislative and regulatory issues impacting healthcare clients” – Chambers USA, 2017

Bar Membership

District of Columbia
Florida

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1998
J.D., Juris Doctor

Washington and Jefferson College
Washington, Pennsylvania, 1995
B.A., Economics

Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, District of Columbia, 1985
J.D., Juris Doctor

Florida State University
Tallahassee , Florida, 1973
B.A., cum laude

Affiliations

The Florida Bar
Health Law Section

American Health Lawyers Association
Member

Miami-Dade County, Health Facilities Authority
Member

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors, Vice Chair of the Healthcare Committee

Art & Business Council of Miami, Inc.
Trustee

Accreditations and Certifications

Health Care Compliance (HCC)
Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
Health Care Privacy Compliance (HCCA)
Health Law
The Florida Bar

AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell

“The Best Lawyers in America®” for Health Care law, 2010, 2012-2018

Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers – Healthcare, 2009, 2012 – 2017

“Florida Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 – 2014, 2016, 2017

Health Care Financing Administration Special Achievement Award  by Department of Health and Human Services

Top Attorneys in Florida by South Florida Legal Guide  

South Florida’s Best Lawyers

USAChambers
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