Broad and Cassel is pleased to announce that Mark Folk has joined the firm’s nationally recognized Health Law Practice Group in South Florida as partner.
During his more than 25-year career, Folk has focused his practice on working with health care systems to manage risks associated with integrating physicians and new lines of business into established patient-care models. He joins the firm from Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, in Nashville, Tenn.
“We’re excited to welcome Mark and look forward to the health law team’s continued success in what is an increasingly challenging legal landscape for health care providers,” said Health Law Practice Group Co-Chair Gabriel L. Imperato. “Mark brings a strong reputation for creativity, expertise and integrity to our already robust practice group and further elevates the experience and capabilities of our corporate transaction work for health care matters.”
The breadth of his experience includes healthcare receivables securitizations, extensive provider contracting in the development of specialty facilities, physician compensation arrangements, employment arrangements, and leasing arrangements, and transactional and operational regulatory compliance. Specifically, he represents hospital companies, surgery centers and integrated delivery systems throughout the country with extensive experience in Florida, Tennessee and Texas.
“Broad and Cassel is uniquely positioned to assist my clients in the various legal issues that arise in their daily operations and strategic planning,” Folk noted. “Not only does the firm have incredible breadth of experience and expertise with health law issues within the State of Florida, but also my clients will benefit from the firm’s national platform of practitioners in the areas of compliance, reimbursement, patient data/privacy, and strategic corporate/financing transactions. I am very excited by the synergies and the value proposition that Broad and Cassel will be able to bring to my practice.”
Folk holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., and received his juris doctor from Stanford Law School in Palo Alto, Calif. He is an active member of various professional organizations, including the American Health Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section. He previously served on the education steering committee for the National Subacute Care Association and on the board of advisors for the Nursing Home Regulations Manual and Health Care Fraud Litigation Reporter.
He is admitted to practice in four states, including California, Florida, Tennessee and Texas, and has co-authored several articles and delivered presentations on health care issues across the U.S.
Please visit this page to learn more about Folk’s experience and practice.