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Bruce Howell Appointed to American Bar Association Health Law Section Positions

August 2, 2012


Bruce Howell, a shareholder in the Portland office of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, was recently appointed to two high-profile positions within the American Bar Association's Health Law Section. Howell will chair the Healthcare Policy Task Force and vice chair The Health Lawyer editorial board.

Howell has extensive experience with physician practice issues, fraud and abuse, and reimbursement. He is board certified by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the practice of health law. He also handles cases involving genetics, organ transplant technology, clinical research, and reproductive technology.

He has been recognized by U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America for his health law practice and is the past chair of the American Bar Association Medical Research – Biotechnology and Clinical Ethical Issues Interest Group. Howell graduated from the University of Michigan with a juris doctor degree.

Schwabe's health care attorneys have significant experience working with physicians and physician groups in the areas of compliance, business entity creation and management, and financing. The firm's attorneys represent a wide range of health care professionals including medical and dental groups, hospitals, nursing homes, and pharmacies.