Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is pleased to announce that Sharon Caulfield has joined the firm’s Health Care Group as a shareholder. Caulfield will bolster Brownstein’s health care group through her ability to advise all types of health care providers and senior services organizations in regulatory compliance, operational effectiveness and good employment practices.
Sharon’s practice focuses on business and regulatory advice including business planning, compliance oversight and reporting, HIPAA privacy and security policies, antitrust counseling, managed care organization and insurance contracting, fraud and abuse counseling, Stark law counseling, survey and certification matters, provider credentialing and administrative matters under the Health Care Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA), tax exemption advice, governmental and critical access hospital compliance, and many other elements of health care provider operations.
Previously, Caulfield was the chair of the health law group at Caplan and Earnest, LLP. She has strong connections to Colorado and the Denver-metro area and serves on several community boards and industry association committees. She was named one of 5280’s 2015 Top Health Care Attorneys and for nearly the past decade, she’s been listed as a Best Lawyers in America’s health care law.
“Sharon is a perfect fit for Brownstein due to her robust health care practice and commitment to the community,” said Adam Agron, co-managing partner at Brownstein. “Sharon’s expertise strengthens Brownstein’s depth in the growing field of health care regulatory and transactional law.”
In explaining her decision to join Brownstein, Caulfield noted, “Brownstein’s culture of spirited client service and creative legal acumen fits the needs of health care clients in this time of dynamic industry change.”
Caulfield earned her law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law and her bachelor’s from the University of Colorado at Boulder.