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Mary Alice Moore Leonhardt
Distinguished Lawyer
Health Care Law

67 Russ St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA


For more than 30 years, Attorney Mary Alice Moore Leonhardt, has served a diverse group of clients as general counsel, regulatory and litigation counsel. She appears as trial counsel involving civil cases before state and federal courts. Attorney Moore Leonhardt is admitted to practice at the appellate court levels and United States Supreme Court, where she works with attorneys who focus their practice in appellate law to best serve her clients’ interests. A nurse-attorney, Ms. Moore Leonhardt’s client practice is diverse and balanced between business law and litigation. This includes licensed health care providers, businesses and organizations across the health care delivery system such as urgent care centers, medical practices, home health care agencies, substance abuse and behavioral health treatment providers, medical transportation companies (ambulance, livery and taxicab) and non-profit organizations (governance, operational, corporate compliance, board of directors fiduciary duties and relationships). She serves her clients’ needs in connection with Freedom of Information Act issues, responses to subpoenas, business, partnership structuring, organizational development and compliance, and employer-employee relationship matters (contracting, discipline, separation and termination) and workplace legal compliance (seminar and webinar presentations) and legislative advocacy. Attorney Moore Leonhardt assists clients in resolving business disputes, efforts to secure reimbursement and settling provider-insurance company disagreements regarding reimbursement, credentialing and contracting. Ms. Moore Leonhardt works directly with lobbyists on legislative and regulatory matters, frequently meeting with members of the executive and legislative branches of the state government and periodically with members of Connecticut’s U.S. Congressional delegation. Ms. Moore Leonhardt is actively involved in providing legal defense to health care providers in state and federal courts and in licensure/disciplinary matters before licensing boards. She counsels health care providers on anti-trust and Medicare/Medicaid/Private Insurance billing fraud matters. She meets frequently with state and federal agency officials including representatives of the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice officials in Connecticut and Washington, D.C. Ms. Moore Leonhardt is president and CEO of RecoverWell LLC, providing recovery support services to individuals suffering from addictions and chronic illnesses.

Bradford Adatto
Charter Member
Health Care Law

8150 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75206, USA


Brad has worked with physicians, physician groups, and other medical service providers in developing ambulatory surgical centers, in-office and freestanding ancillary service facilities, and other medical joint ventures. He regularly counsels clients with respect to federal and state health care regulations that impact investments, transactions, and contract terms, including Medicare fraud and abuse, anti-trust, anti-kickback, anti-referral, and private securities laws. His extensive transactional experience includes preparing and negotiating corporate and commercial arrangements such as certificates of formation, bylaws, shareholder agreements, asset purchase agreements, physician employment agreements, recruitment agreements, and medical intellectual property mergers and acquisitions. He is also experienced in advising clients in private securities offerings, in compliance with state and federal laws.

Brett Bauman
Charter Member
Health Care Law

1800 NW 49th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309


Brett A. Bauman is Senior Associate General Counsel at Broward Health, one of the ten largest public hospital systems in the nation. At Broward Health, his practice is primarily focused on health care regulatory issues, board governance, medical staff, graduate medical education, and contracts. Prior to joining Broward Health, Mr. Bauman was a staff attorney at the Committee for Public Counsel Services, Public Defender Division in Malden, Massachusetts. While there, he represented indigent clients in Massachusetts accused of crimes. Recognized as a "Top Lawyer" by Fort Lauderdale Illustrated in 2020 and 2021 and as an Honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth's 2021 Legal Awards, Mr. Bauman exemplifies his passion for public interest law and assisting poor and marginalized people. Originally from Broward County, Florida, Mr. Bauman graduated cum laude from Florida Atlantic University in 2010 and magna cum laude from New England Law | Boston in 2013.

George Bodenger
Charter Member
Health Care Law

40 E Montgomery Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003, USA


George has over 25 years of experience representing healthcare providers of all types in a wide variety of regulatory, transactional and government litigation matters. George has also handled numerous payer-provider reimbursement-related issues and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement disputes. He has significant experience defending healthcare providers, vendors and suppliers in disputes with federal and state enforcement agencies. Prior to founding the Firm in 2015, from 2005 through 2014, George was a Partner at Saul Ewing, LLP, where and served as Chair of the Firm’s Healthcare Practice. Prior to his tenure at Saul Ewing, George was a Partner in the Health Law Practice of Duane Morris, LLP. Before entering private legal practice, George worked for 10 years at Ernst & Young in the firm’s healthcare auditing and management consulting practices, specializing in strategic planning, financial feasibility studies, forensic accounting and valuation services.

Ronald W. Chapman
Charter Member
Health Care Law

6841 Energy Ct, Sarasota, FL 34240, USA


Ronald Chapman Sr. has over 30 years of experience practicing law and has been representing health professionals for more than 25 years. He is the founder of Chapman Law Group, a firm dedicated to health law and the representation of health professionals, health care providers and facilities, correctional health care providers and professional liability insurers. Ron is licensed and actively practices in both Florida and Michigan. Ron’s primary practice focuses on the defense of health care professionals and organizations, including county sheriffs and private correction contractors. His area of practice includes health care correctional law, professional licensing, medical malpractice defense, health care fraud, Stark, AKS, false claims, peer review, credentialing, administrative law, criminal law (health care only) and compliance. Ron holds a master of laws degree in health care law from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He is the past vice chair of the medical legal subcommittee with the Michigan State Bar, a committee dedicated to the advancement of legal understanding of those issues affecting health care providers. Ron is a recognized leader in health law, medical malpractice defense and correctional health care law. Ron was previously named one of Michigan’s Super Lawyers in health care law and was named a “Leader in Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He has been AV® Peer Review rated by his peers in the legal community since 2008. In 2010 and again in 2020, he was named a Top Lawyer of the Year by DBusiness. Ron is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and The American Association of Nurse Attorneys. Ron is passionate about health law and the representation of health care professionals, providers and third parties working in the health care industry. He has built a team of attorneys at Chapman Law Group that share his passion for health law. As our team leader, Ron brings together talented attorneys dedicated to helping health care professionals protect their career, practice, and professional integrity. Ron recognizes the effort it takes to become a licensed health care professional and pledges the firm’s support in protecting their investment. Ron grew up in Dearborn, Michigan and joined the United States Air Force after graduating from high school. He continued his education while on active duty and graduated from California State University, Sacramento (BA Cum Laude 1979), University of Southern California School of Public Administration (MPA 1980). After receiving his Honorable Discharge from the Air Force in 1980, he began his career as a public administrator for the City of Dearborn. Ron was the Assistant Director of Public Works prior to joining the staff of William Lucas, Wayne County Michigan’s first County Executive. In 1985, Ron became the Chief of Staff for Wayne County, Michigan, the third largest county in the United States. Ron continued to pursue his love for education and graduated from Wayne State University Law School (JD 1984). In 1987, he returned to the private sector to practice law and joined the United States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General Corps as a First Lieutenant. In 1992, Ron was a congressional candidate in the 12th Congressional District. As an attorney, Ron pursued his dream of becoming a successful trial attorney handling a variety of cases. In 1989, he tried his first federal 42 USC § 1983 lawsuit regarding alleged deliberate indifference. After three weeks of trial the jury returned a no cause of action. Over the years, Ron has handled thousands of state and federal claims regarding healthcare professionals. In 2016, Ron received his LL.M. (master in laws) in health care law from Loyola University, Chicago School of Law. His master’s thesis was titled, “The Over-Criminalization of Health Care Law through the False Claims Act Implied False Certification Theory.” As a dedicated martial arts practitioner with a fifth degree black (Godan) in Koei-Kan Karate-Do, Ron believes strongly in mental and physical preparation. Effective litigation is about knowing your case as well as your opponent’s and accurately attacking your opponent’s strategy. The goal of litigation is to win without trial!