Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – May 1, 2013 – Steven L. Lubell, Esq. and Mark L. Rosen, Esq., founders of the preeminent medical malpractice defense law firm Lubell / Rosen, are pleased to announce that Sandra P. Greenblatt, MBA/HA, J.D., board certified expert in transactional Health Law, has joined the firm as a partner at its new Coral Gables location. “We are extremely honored to have Sandra join our firm as a partner,” said Lubell. “With her tremendously impressive reputation and knowledge, she enables us to expand the type of services we offer to our physician and group practice clients who now face a dramatic change in the healthcare paradigm.”
Greenblatt has more than 25 years of experience representing physician groups and physicians, dentists, practice management companies, payors, TPAs, pharmacies, hospitals, long term care facilities, mental health centers and other health care providers and businesses with contracts, joint ventures, the formation and representation of HMOs, MSOs, IPAs, TPAs, asset and stock sales, mergers and acquisitions and Corporate Compliance Programs, as well as giving advice regarding the Stark Law, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues, licensure as well as fraud and abuse matters.
Greenblatt has served as a registered lobbyist, is a member of the American Health Lawyers’ Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Service and mediates and arbitrates health law-related disputes. She was previously associated with the prominent law firms Greenberg Traurig and McDermott Will & Emery and for the past 10 years was president of the boutique health law firm of Sandra Greenblatt, P.A. in Miami.
Greenblatt is one of the first Florida lawyers to be board certified by The Florida Bar as an expert in Health Law (1995–present). She holds the “AV-Preeminent” highest possible rating in competence and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell and an AVVO Rating of 100 (Superb). She was named one of the “Top Lawyers in South Florida” each year from 2000-2013 by the South Florida Legal Guide; a member of “Legal Elite” in 2005–2013 by Florida Trend magazine; and a “Florida Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics from 2006–2013. She served on the Legal Working Group of the Florida Governor’s Privacy and Security Project, and as general counsel of the South Florida Health Information Exchange (“SFHIE”). She is the author of chapters on “Health Care Technology Contracting” in the 2007 and 2009–2010 Florida Practitioners’ Health Law Handbook published by The Florida Bar Health Law Section.
Prior to practicing law, Greenblatt was a hospital administrator for the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She has published numerous articles on health law topics and speaks frequently on group practices, technology contracting, corporate compliance and other health law issues to national and regional professional and industry associations, including the American Health Lawyers’ Association, The Florida Bar and the Medical Group Management Association. She served for five years as chairperson of the Annual Florida Bar Advanced Health Law Issues and Certification Review Course, and is a member of the Executive Council of The Florida Bar Health Law Section.
As for professional associations, she is a member of the American Health Lawyers’ Association, The Florida Bar Health Law Section, the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum, the Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys and the South Florida Medical Group Management Association. She served as an appointee to the Statewide HMO Advisory Committee to the Florida Department of Insurance, which assisted in creating the first HMO regulations in Florida.
Still finding time to serve her community, Greenblatt serves as a member of the board of governors of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the dean’s circle of the University of Miami School of Law and is a fellow of the Florida Bar Foundation. She is a proud past member of the board of trustees of the Miami Foundation (previously Dade Community Foundation).
She received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review and the Wig and Robe Honor Society; her MBA in Health Administration, with honors, from the University of Miami; and her bachelor’s, cum laude, from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa., where she was inducted in 2008 into their alumni Gallery of Success.
“As physicians face challenging times, I’m looking forward to providing my clients with the additional scope of services offered by Lubell / Rosen and being able to bring my health law ‘general counsel’ and transactional expertise to the firm’s clients,” said Greenblatt.
Greenblatt currently resides in Coconut Grove, Fla. with her husband, Harold, a commercial realtor. She is an avid art collector and theatre buff.
Lubell / Rosen’s headquarters are located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The firm also recently opened an office in Coral Gables. Satellite offices are located in Upper Saddle River, N.J.; Syosset, N.Y. and Atlanta, Ga.
About Lubell / Rosen
Lubell / Rosen is a law firm dedicated to providing full service representation as well as defending and protecting physicians and healthcare professionals. The firm has been named a U.S. Top Ranked Law Firm by FORTUNE Money Magazine. Only the finest attorneys are invited to join the practice. Lubell /Rosen’s headquarters are located at 200 S. Andrews Ave., Suite 900, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 33301. The firm also has offices at 1 Alhambra Plaza, Suite 1410, Coral Gables, FL 33134, Upper Saddle River, N.J.; Syosset, N.Y. and Atlanta, Ga. For more information, visit www.lubellrosen.com.