Admitted: 1984, Florida
Law School: University of Miami, J.D.
Member: The Florida Bar (Member, Executive Council, Health Law Section); American Health Lawyers Association; American College of Legal Medicine.
Biography: Sandra P. Greenblatt is one of the first Florida lawyers to be Board Certified as an expert in Health Law (1995-present) and holds both a J.D. and a Masters’ Degree in Business/Health Administration. Ms. Greenblatt is President of the boutique health law firm of Sandra Greenblatt, P. A. in Miami, Florida. She enjoys the “AV” highest rating in competence and ethics from Martindale-Hubbell, an AVVO Rating of 100 (Superb) and was named one of the “Top Lawyers in South Florida” for each year from 2000-2011 by the South Florida Legal Guide; as a member of Legal Elite in 2005-2011 by Florida Trend magazine; as a “Florida Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics in 2006-2011; as a “Heavy Hitter in Health Care” in 2005; “Best of the Bar” for 2003-2005 by the South Florida Business Journal; and as the “Best Healthcare Attorney" of 1996 by Florida Medical Business. She was appointed to and serves on the Legal Working Group of the Florida Governor’s Privacy and Security Project and served as General Counsel and Chair of the Privacy and Security Committee of the South Florida Health Information Exchange (“SFHIE”), organizations that are propelling Florida’s participation as a leader in the creation of a nationwide Health Information Network. She is the author of the Chapters on “Health Care Technology Contracting” in the 2007 and 2009 Florida Practitioner’s Health Law Handbook published by The Florida Bar Health Law Section.
Ms. Greenblatt was previously associated with the prominent Florida and national law firms of Greenberg Traurig and McDermott, Will & Emery. She has served as a registered lobbyist, successful in getting a client included in Florida Statutes. She is a member of the American Health Lawyers’ Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Service and mediates and arbitrates health law related disputes. Her practice is concentrated on representing physician groups and physicians, dentists, practice management companies, pharmacies, hospitals, long term care facilities, mental health centers and other health care providers and businesses in connection with their specialized contractual, regulatory, technology and business matters and government relations. She served as lead counsel in 2006 for the $60+ Million Dollar sale of affiliated clinics and diagnostic centers to a publicly traded company. Ms. Greenblatt has more than 25 years’ experience in assisting clients with contracts, joint ventures, the formation and representation of HMOs, MSOs, IPAs, TPAs, IDTFs, asset and stock sales, mergers and acquisitions and Corporate Compliance Programs, as well as giving advice regarding the Stark Law, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues, legislative, licensure and fraud and abuse matters.
Prior to practicing law, Ms. Greenblatt was a Hospital Administrator for the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She has published numerous articles on health law topics and speaks frequently on technology contracting, corporate compliance and other health law issues to national and regional professional and industry associations, including the American Health Lawyers’ Association, The Florida Bar and the Medical Group Management Association. She served for five years as Chairperson of the Annual Florida Bar Advanced Health Law Issues and Certification Review Course and is a member of the Executive Board of The Florida Bar Health Law Section. Sandra also is a founder and Past-President of Women in Healthcare of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
Sandra is a member of the American Health Lawyers’ Association, The Florida Bar Health Law Section, American College of Legal Medicine, the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association and the Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys. She served as an Appointee to the Statewide HMO Advisory Committee to the Florida Department of Insurance, which assisted in creating the first HMO regulations in Florida. Still finding time to serve her community, she serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, is a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Dade Community Foundation, the Advisory Council to the University of Miami Graduate Health Administration MBA Program and the Dean’s Circle of the University of Miami, School of Law.
Sandra received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review and the Wig and Robe Honor Society; her M.B.A. in Health Administration, with honors, from the University of Miami; and her B.A., cum laude, from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, where she was inducted in 2008 into their Gallery of Success.
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Born: St. Petersburg, Florida
Languages: English and Spanish