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Emory Law School, J.D., 1980Editor, Emory Law Journal
University of Maryland, B.A., summa cum laude, 1977Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta
Barry Landsberg is a health industry litigation partner, who has made landmark law for hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare providers and insurers. Mr. Landsberg also has won several first-impression cases for hospitals before the California Supreme Court and the California Court of Appeal.
Mr. Landsberg tries cases and handles appeals of complex business and health regulatory litigation disputes arising under the Unfair Competition Law, the False Claims Act, RICO, as well as commercial contract and business torts matters. Mr. Landsberg also regularly handles hospital/physician medical staff and antitrust cases.
Mr. Landsberg is recognized annually in various health industry publications as a preeminent health industry litigator. He is a frequent author and lecturer on California hospital and Unfair Competition Law and other health law litigation developments. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys.
Mr. Landsberg sat on the Manatt Board of Directors continuously from 1998 through 2009. He also Co-Chaired Manatt’s national Litigation Division from 2000 through 2006, and he Co-Chaired Manatt’s Appellate Practice Group from 2007 through 2009.
"Top-Ranked Healthcare Attorney,” Chambers USA, 2006-2014.
Mr. Landsberg was chosen as one of the “2003 Outstanding Healthcare Litigators” by Nightingale’s Healthcare News and selected by his peers to be listed in The Best Lawyers in America for more than ten years.
Co-Author, "Who is in Charge of Our Hospitals?," Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 27, 2013.
Co-Author, “5th Circ. Reversal Of Poliner Restores Order,” Health Law360, August 8, 2008.
“Limiting Legal Scope,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, February 7, 2008.
Co-Author, “Federal Courts Reject Erin Brockovich’s Latest Pitch,” ABA Health eSource, April 2007.
Co-Author, “The UCL and You: Recent Developments in California’s Unfair Competition Law and Their Effect on Healthcare Providers and Payors,” California Health Law News 15, Summer 2007.
Co-Author, “Hospitals Litigate Their Right to Place and Collect Third-Party Liens in Personal Injury Cases – With Mixed Results,” California Health Law News 11, Fall 2002/Winter 2003.
Co-Author, “Nursing Homes Face Quality-of-Care Scrutiny Under the False Claims Act,” Healthcare Financial Management, January 2001.
Co-Author, “The California Supreme Court’s Decision in Potvin Provides Little Guidance on the Scope of the Fair Procedure Doctrine for Managed Care Physicians,” California Health Law News 5, Fall 2000/Winter 2001.
Co-Author, “Mixed Manna,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 15, 2000.
Co-Author, “Courts Hostile to Insurers Reneging on Hospital Payments,” HealthSpan, The Report of Health Business and Law, Vol. 10, January 1993.
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Central District of California and the Northern District of California. Admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia.
Member, Board of Directors, California Society for Healthcare Attorneys.
Member, American Law Institute.
Member, American Health Lawyers Association.
Member, California Society for Health Care Attorneys.
Speaker, “Health Litigation Update,” California Society for Healthcare Attorneys Annual Seminar, April 2008.
Speaker, “17200 Litigation Gone Amok: Good Laws Made Bad?” California Society for Healthcare Attorneys 2004 Fall Seminar, November 2004.
Panelist, “Third Party Recovery – or Liability?” Teleconference sponsored by The American Bar Association Health Law Section and The Center for Continuing Legal Education, April 2003.
Speaker, “Hospital Liens: Current Legal Challenges,” to the VHA, a 2200-member nationwide network of community-owned healthcare systems and their physicians, July 2002 and April 2003.
Speaker, “Medical Staff Law,” as part of graduate course in Healthcare Law given at the University of Southern California School of Public Administration, with Terri D. Keville and Sherwin L. Memel, June 1993, January 1994, February 2002, and January 2003.
Panelist, “Does Business & Professions Code Section 17200 help or hurt California Consumers?” A roundtable discussion published in Verdicts & Settlements, a supplement to the Los Angeles Daily Journal, June 27, 2001.
Lecturer, “Compliance Issues in Long-Term Care,” Region 9 Health Care Compliance Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 1999.
Lecturer, “False Claims Act Litigation Against Skilled Nursing Facilities,” Second Annual National Congress on Healthcare Compliance, Washington, DC, February 1999.
Speaker, “Physician Integrity and Other Non-Medical Issues in Credentialing,” National Health Lawyers Association Conference on Physicians and Hospitals, April 1996 and May 1997.
Speaker, “Recent Developments in Resident’s Rights,” National Health Lawyers Association Conference on Long-Term Care, January 31, 1996.
Speaker, “Transfer Trauma as a Legal Issue in Long-Term Care,” National Health Lawyers Association Long-Term Care and the Law Conference, with Terri D. Keville, January 21, 1994.
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