About Us Experts Lawrence W. Vernaglia

Lawrence W. Vernaglia

M.P.H.;J.D.

Lawrence W. Vernaglia, J.D., M.P.H., is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP, and is Chair of the firm's national Industry Teams Department, which includes, among others, Health Care, Life Sciences and Technology Industry Teams. He represents hospitals, health systems and a variety of other players in the health care industry. His practice involves regulatory and transactional matters, including Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement compliance advice and appeals; mergers, acquisitions and financings; state regulatory issues including licensing; fraud & abuse/Stark law analyses; managed care contracting; and general corporate and business planning in health care. He runs strategic planning programs for senior management and governing boards. He represents both nonprofit and for-profit/publicly traded companies. Mr. Vernaglia earned his J.D. and his master's in public health (M.P.H.) from Boston University and his bachelor's degree from New College of Florida. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, New York, and New Hampshire.