Practice Area - Admin Reg & License

Your business is our passion, which means your success is our success. For professionals, licensure is livelihood so protecting it and your business is essential.

Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds and Palmer, LLP has represented businesses and professionals before state and federal administrative agencies and courts for the past 130 years. Your employees work tirelessly and selflessly to serve others, let us do the same for them.

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Regulatory, Audit and Corporate Compliance

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: H. Philip Elwood, Timothy A. Shultz, Nathan D. Leadstrom, Mary E. Christopher, Miranda K. Carmona, Sarah A. MorseLisa M. Brown and Wesley A. Weathers

Call 785.233.0593 today for help with your Regulatory, Audit and Corporate Compliance needs.

Health Care & Hospital Law

The wide range of legal and operational challenges that surround hospitals and healthcare facilities is ever-changing. Retaining legal representation that will assist institutions to be efficient, compliant and proactive is imperative for success. The attorneys of Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds and Palmer LLP, are experienced in representing our clients in a multitude of areas within hospital law, including but not limited to:

  • Litigation/Defense Before State and Federal Courts and Licensing Agencies on Standard-of-Care and Hiring/Retention Issues
    • Hospitals
    • Physicians
    • Nurses
    • Dentists
    • Psychologists
    • Pharmacists
    • Other Health Personnel
  • Facility Privilege and Staffing
  • Peer Review and Risk Management
    • Investigations and Mandatory Reporting
    • Facility Privilege Actions and Reporting
    • National Practitioner Data Bank and Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank Issues and Reporting
    • Compliance, OIG and Regulatory Issues
    • Reimbursement Issues
  • Reimbursement Issues
    • Managed Care and Third Party Contracts
    • Medicare and Medicaid Appeals
  • Commercial and Anti-Trust Issues
  • Licensing Matters
  • Commercial and Contract Issues
    • Multi-Institutional Arrangements
    • Joint Ventures
    • Hospital Management Contracts
    • Asset Purchase
    • Physician Contracts
  • Corporate Management and Governance

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: Nathan D. Leadstrom, Mary E. Christopher, Lisa M. Brown, Sarah A. MorseCynthia J. Sheppeard, and David P. O’Neal.

Professional Licensing and Disciplinary Actions

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: Timothy A. Shultz, Nathan D. Leadstrom, Mary E. Christopher, Sarah A. MorseLisa M. Brown and Cynthia J. Sheppeard

Health Care Reimbursement

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: H. Philip Elwood, Nathan D. Leadstrom, Mary E. Christopher and Lisa M. Brown

Administrative Actions and Appeals, Judicial Review and Appellate Practice

Our firm is experienced in appellate practice and handles the process of appealing a final judgment. This may happen after a trial before a judge or jury, or after dismissal of a case upon disposition of a motion. An appeal is typically brought before an intermediate court of appeals and, if necessary, to a supreme court. Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds and Palmer, LLP, is uniquely qualified to address appellate issues. Our attorneys include one former research attorney with the Kansas Supreme Court, one former research attorney with the Kansas Court of Appeals, and two former Assistant Attorneys General. Some of our unique experience inlcudes:

  • Appeals from State District Court to Kansas court of Appeals and Kansas Supreme Court
  • Numerous Briefs Filed in Appellate Courts as Amicus Curiae (Friend of Court)
  • Filed Briefs or Argued Appellate Issues in more than 150 Reported Appellate Cases at the State or Federal Level, as well as Numerous Unpublished Appellate Cases
  • Appeals from Federal District Court to Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and Other Federal Appellate Courts
  • Judicial Review of Agency Action from Agency Level to District Court and Appellate Courts

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: Timothy A. Shultz, Nathan D. Leadstrom, Mary E. Christopher, Sarah A. Morse, Lisa M. BrownCynthia J. SheppeardWesley A. Weathers and Arthur E. Palmer

Defense of Regulatory or Enforcement Actions

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: Timothy A. Shultz, Nathan D. Leadstrom, Mary E. Christopher, Sarah A. Morse, Lisa M. BrownWesley A. Weathers and Arthur E. Palmer

Litigation and Appellate Practice

Our firm specializes in appellate practice and handles the process of appealing a final judgment. This may happen after a trial before a judge or jury, or after dismissal of a case upon disposition of a motion. An appeal is typically brought before an intermediate court of appeals and, if necessary, to a supreme court. Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds and Palmer, LLP, is uniquely qualified to address appellate issues. Our attorneys include one former research attorney with the Kansas Supreme Court, one former research attorney with the Kansas Court of Appeals, and two former Assistant Attorneys General. Some of our unique experience inlcudes:

  • Appeals from State District Court to Kansas court of Appeals and Kansas Supreme Court
  • Numerous Briefs Filed in Appellate Courts as Amicus Curiae (Friend of Court)
  • Filed Briefs or Argued Appellate Issues in more than 150 Reported Appellate Cases at the State or Federal Level, as well as Numerous Unpublished Appellate Cases
  • Appeals from Federal District Court to Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and Other Federal Appellate Courts
  • Judicial Review of Agency Action from Agency Level to District Court and Appellate Courts

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: Timothy A. Shultz, Nathan D. Leadstrom, Mary E. Christopher, Sarah A. Morse, Lisa M. BrownCynthia J. SheppeardDavid P. O’Neal, Wesley A. Weathers and Arthur E. Palmer.

Tax Appeals and Disputes

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: Timothy A. Shultz, Miranda K. Carmona and Gerald J. Letourneau

Workers’ Compensation Defense

Under the workers’ compensation system, employers are required to purchase insurance that provides benefits to employees who suffer work-related injuries and illnesses. The system strikes a compromise between employers and employees: Employees get benefits regardless of who was at fault. In return, employers get protection from lawsuits by injured employees seeking money damages for pain and suffering or mental anguish. Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds and Palmer, LLP is uniquely qualified to address and litigate workers’ compensation issues. One of our partners overseeing litigation, evaluation and analysis issues, has personally handled more than 1500 workers’ cases at the hearing stage. Representing Employers, Insurance Companies and Self-Insureds, our firm will assist in:

  • Litigation and Participation at Settlement Hearings
  • Litigation and Representation at Preliminary Hearings
  • Appeals to the Workers Compensation Board
  • Litigation and Representation at Depositions
  • Litigation and Representation at Regular Hearings
  • Appeals to the Court of Appeals

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: Timothy A. Shultz, Patrick M. Salsbury, and Cynthia J. Sheppeard

EEOC/Employment Discrimination Defense

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: Timothy A. Shultz, Arthur E. Palmer, Nathan D. Leadstrom, Mary E. Christopher, Lisa M. Brown, Sarah A. Morse, and Cynthia J. Sheppeard

Alternative Dispute Resolution

ADR services are available as an alternative to litigation or to resolve pending litigation with a trial on the merits, and are offered through our highly trained and experienced mediators at Goodell Stratton, Edmonds and Palmer LLP.

Services offered include:

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Neutral Case Evaluation

Our team of attorneys specializing in this area includes: Timothy A. Shultz, Patricia E. RileyArthur E. Palmer and Patrick M. Salsbury