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Legal Services
  • Legal research
  • Contract review and drafting
  • Legal coordination and guidance
    • Malpractice claims
    • Medical staff claims
    • Property claims
    • Partnership legal matters (non-compete, syndications, transfers, etc.)
  • Litigation defense coordination
  • Dispute resolution
  • Acquisitions
  • Member/partner transactions
Regulatory Support and Legislative Relations
  • Corporate compliance program, including training
  • HIPAA implementation and ongoing monitoring
  • On-going compliance monitoring and auditing
  • Coding compliance program
  • Monitoring of federal legislative activity
  • Annual coder conference
  • Legislative advocacy via NSH executive staff and external lobbyist
Legal Services Leadership
L. Robert Guenthner, Senior Vice President
and Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Guenthner has spent most of his professional career practicing in the health law arena. Immediately prior to joining NSH, Rob was a partner and health care practice group leader for Dentons, a global law firm (and its predecessor firms, SNR Denton and Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal). He held that position from 2005, focusing on providing legal and strategic counsel across a wide array of health care industry segments. Previously, he practiced in the health law group of Gardner, Carton & Douglas. Mr. Guenthner began his career as a commercial banker involved in commercial lending, credit analysis and mortgage origination and underwriting. He is a graduate of the Washington University College of Law and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Washington University John M. Olin School of Business. He received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science concentrating on finance and marketing from The University of Dayton.