Stevens & Lee Names Two New Shareholders

VALLEY FORGE, PA, January 5, 2016 – Stevens & Lee today announced that Daniel J. Hennessey and Catherine Reese Urban have been named shareholders of the firm effective January 1, 2016.

Daniel J. Hennessey focuses his practice on health care matters including tax, regulatory, corporate and transactional issues, and has represented health care systems, hospitals, managed care organizations, accountable care organizations, clinically integrated provider networks, post-acute care providers, medical laboratories, physician practices and other health care providers. He advises clients on a variety of issues involving fraud and abuse laws, exempt organization matters, state and federal licensure and regulation of health care entities, corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, health care contracting and physician compensation.

Mr. Hennessey has presented and written on various health care and tax issues affecting nonprofit health care organizations including, among others, health care reform initiatives and new payment models, accountable care organizations and the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and new tax exemption requirements for Section 501(c)(3) hospital facilities under Section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Mr. Hennessey received a J.D., summa cum laude (first in class), from the George Mason University School of Law and a B.A. and B.S.,  high distinction, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from The Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College.

Catherine Reese Urban focuses her practice on the representation of institutional, individual and health system providers in a broad range of transactional, regulatory and administrative matters including fraud and abuse and Stark law issues, HIPAA, health care contracting, medical staff matters, clinical research, electronic health records, compliance and related regulatory issues, licensure matters, provider enrollment, reimbursement and billing issues.

Before attending law school, she practiced as a registered pharmacist for several years in long-term care, community and hospital pharmacy settings and has utilized this background in handling a variety of pharmacy operational and practice issues, including licensure, DEA, Robinson-Patman Act and payment matters.

Ms. Urban received her J.D., cum laude, from Indiana University School of Law and her B.S. in Pharmacy, cum laude, from Temple University.