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A Cup o’ Joe: What It’s Like to be a General Counsel Right Now

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Being a general counsel has always been a difficult job. No easy problems make it to the GC’s desk. It’s hard for me to believe, but I’ve been practicing law for nearly 30 years. It’s been almost 18 years since I first served as a public company GC. Since then, I’ve had the opportunity to […]

Data Exploitation on the Rise: Is Your Data at Risk?

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DATA COMMERCIALIZATION GCWest reviews and drafts thousands of contracts every year. A growing area of focus is on protecting one of our clients’ most valuable assets and sources of potential liability – their data. What starts as a simple contract review often evolves into an intense negotiation over data use. We have repeatedly observed our […]

Peak Performer: City of Hope An Innovative Leader in Cancer Care

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GCWest’s mission, to provide world-class general counsel services to businesses transforming healthcare, has always paired us with innovative entities looking to make significant advancements and contributions. City of Hope, a long-term GCWest client, is one such organization. Founded in 1913, City of Hope has been providing cutting-edge medical treatment for over a century, and today […]

A GCW Tradition: The Annual Christmas Extravaganza!

GCWest Christmas Extravaganza 2021

What started simply as a shared meal around the table has evolved into a time-honored GCW family tradition—the Annual Christmas Party or, more accurately, the Annual Christmas Extravaganza! This past December marked the 10th anniversary of this special gathering. The event has become a marker of time, a reflection of how our practice has grown […]

A Cup o’ Joe: Silver Linings

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We are now 18 months and counting into our world being turned upside down by the Covid-19 pandemic. As I reflect on what has transpired between then and now it occurred to me that there are certain things that I now believe to be true in the professional workplace that I might not have been […]

Finding Clarity through the Chaos

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It is no secret that the healthcare system bore the brunt of the challenge, chaos and cost of the coronavirus pandemic. GCWest was proud to be called upon to interpret and assess the multitude of legal issues raised during this historic time. We supported our clients as they experienced overnight shifts in how they did […]

Peak Performer: Exer Urgent Care’s COVID-19 Response

Exer Urgent Care’s COVID-19 Response

GCWest’s mission, to provide world-class general counsel services to businesses transforming healthcare, has always paired us with leading edge entities looking to make significant advancements and contributions. The last 18 months have demonstrated the extraordinary potential of our clients, as they rose up to meet the unprecedented challenges of a global pandemic. We were inspired […]

GCWest Cares! Back to School and Back to Normal

GCWest Cares 2021

As we geared up with excitement for the start of the new school year, we reflected, with gratitude, on how far we have all come since the start of the pandemic. Now, more than ever, heading back to school presented a level of excitement on a par with New Year’s Eve. With this in mind, […]

A Cup o’ Joe


Many of you know I’ve been “on assignment” at Radiology Partners for the past 2-1/2 years serving as their Chief Legal Officer. RP is the largest physician-led and physician-owned radiology practice in the U.S., with approximately 1500 radiologists providing services to more than 1200 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers across 24 states, with the infrastructure […]

Navigating Switchbacks With Payor Contracting Experts

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For over ten years, GCWest has distinguished itself as a highly experienced and effective, but cost-efficient choice, for health care providers negotiating and managing payor contract portfolios and relationships. To date, GCWest has advised providers on payor contracts worth over $5 billion, having represented individual providers, provider groups, independent physician associations, physician hospital organizations, and […]