Health & Life Sciences

Our Team

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Jay D. Christiansen Partner Faegre Baker DanielsHealth & Life Sciences
Work Phone: +1 612 766 8416 Website: View Full Bio

Jay Christiansen has represented hospitals, physicians, HMOs and numerous health-related joint ventures for more than 25 years. Jay is a Past Chair of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section, an association of over 9,000 health law attorneys. He is a frequent speaker nationally on Medicare fraud and abuse, the Stark law, and provider disclosure and repayment obligations.

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Gina M. Kastel Partner Faegre Baker DanielsHealth & Life Sciences
Work Phone: +1 612 766 7923 Website: View Full Bio

Gina Kastel counsels health care providers, health plans, and medical device manufacturers on a wide range of regulatory matters, including data privacy and security, billing and reimbursement issues, compliance with fraud and abuse prevention laws, and licensure and accreditation.

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Steve Lokensgard Partner Faegre Baker DanielsHealth & Life Sciences
Work Phone: +1 612 766 8863 Website: View Full Bio

Steve Lokensgard has extensive experience with identifying and managing regulatory and financial risk. He assists health care clients with a variety of claims appeals and compliance matters, including preparation for and response to Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor audits. Steve also provides counsel on issues related to transactions, fraud and abuse enforcement, HIPAA privacy, billing and reimbursement, and general health law.

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Nick Manetto Director Faegre Baker DanielsHealth & Life Sciences
Work Phone: +1 202 312 7499 Website: View Full Bio

Nick Manetto designs, directs and implements successful public policy advocacy campaigns. With more than a decade in government affairs, public policy and strategic communications, he is an experienced strategist in the process from start to finish through design, implementation and management of high-stakes initiatives. Nick manages client teams and projects focused on health care delivery and payment models, biomedical research, drug development and public health.

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Thomas S. Schroeder Partner Faegre Baker DanielsHealth & Life Sciences
Work Phone: +1 612 766 7220 Website: View Full Bio

Tom Schroeder focuses his practice on health care transactions, regulatory compliance, health information privacy, Medicare/Medicaid issues, and tax exemption matters.

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Norman G Tabler Jr. Counsel Faegre Baker DanielsHealth & Life Sciences
Work Phone: +1 317 569 4856 Website: View Full Bio

Norm Tabler focuses his legal practice in health care, where his experience and skill in both private and in-house practice have earned him a reputation of respect throughout the legal and health care industries. He has practiced, spoken and written widely on issues involving health law, public-private partnerships, risk management and insurance in the health care field.

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Isaac M. Willett Partner Faegre Baker DanielsHealth & Life Sciences
Work Phone: +1 317 569 4640 Website: View Full Bio

Isaac Willett counsels clients on developing regulatory strategies, including compliance with health care privacy laws, Medicare and Medicaid, the Stark Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute. He also advises in the structure, negotiation and documentation of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other business transactions.

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