April 21, 2009 / Press Release

Porter Wright Welcomes Experienced Health Care Attorney Robert W. McAdams Jr. to the Firm

Porter Wright is pleased to announce that Robert W. (Bob) McAdams Jr. has joined the firm as a partner in its Health Care Practice Group. Mr. McAdams adds his more than 20 years of experience as a health care attorney to the broad experience of Porter Wright's existing practice group.

"Bob's experience in this area is the perfect complement to Porter Wright's rich history of providing comprehensive legal services to clients in the health care industry," remarked Richard G. Terapak, Chair of the firm's Health Care Practice Group. "We are happy to welcome him to the firm and know that our clients will benefit from his innovative, solution-oriented approach to legal representation."

Mr. McAdams earned his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, possesses a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Virginia, and obtained his Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Dayton. He uses this combination of legal and business skills to advise health care entities as to business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; to defend clients against allegations of health care fraud, including those made under the False Claims Act; to develop workable compliance programs; to structure business relationships in the health care industry to achieve greater effectiveness and efficiency; and to develop clinical integration of various health care providers.

As Mr. McAdams himself puts it, "I'm committed to using my knowledge of and experience in the health care industry to develop creative solutions, thereby achieving results that improve the overall system for all stakeholders."