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Wade Emmert is a partner at Carrington Coleman and is a member of the Health Care practice group.

Mr. Emmert is Board Certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  For 25 years, Mr. Emmert has represented health care systems and facilities of all sizes and individual practitioners in outcome-critical litigation and complex regulatory and compliance matters.

Mr. Emmert has experience advising health care practitioners, hospitals and other facilities regarding regulatory compliance (Stark, Antikickback, False Claims Act, HIPAA), creating multidisciplinary practices for physicians and other practitioners, advising on a board range of health care business transactions, leading health care litigation matters including medical and nursing malpractice and False Claims Act litigation, and representing practitioners before their respective licensing boards.  Mr. Emmert also has professional liability experience in defense of insurance brokers and agents.

Education

J.D., Baylor School of Law, 1995
Mock Trial Team, Order of Barristers

B.A., magna cum laude, Business and International Studies, Abilene Christian University, 1992

Reported Decisions

  • In re Lenny Lopez, ___ S.W.3d ___, 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 1023 (Tex.App. – Tyler 2018)
  • In re Kristi Pena, 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 1843 (Tex.App. – Dallas 2016) [Unpublished]
  • Barko v. Genzel, 123 S.W.3d 457 (Tex.App. – Eastland 2003, no writ)
  • Rice v. Pinney, 51 S.W.3d 705 (Tex.App. – Dallas 2001, no writ)

Court Admissions

Texas Supreme Court

State Courts and Courts of Appeal

United States Supreme Court

United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas

Associations/Affiliations

Board Certified in Health Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

American Bar Association, Health Law Section

Texas Bar Association, Health Law Section

Dallas Bar Association, Health Law and Litigation Sections

Texas Health Lawyers Association

State Bar of Texas

Honors and Distinctions

2019 Board Certification in Health Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

2018-2019 America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 1%

2017-2019 Client Champion Gold

2016-2019 AV Preeminent Attorney

2019 AV Preeminent – Lawyers.com

2018 PRR AV Preeminent – Lawyers.com

2017 America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 5%

2016 America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 10%

2015 BV Distinguished Icon

2014-2015 BV Distinguished Attorney

2003-2004 Super Lawyer by SuperLawyers, a Thomson Reuters service

Community Involvement

Republican Party of Texas, General Counsel, 2019 – present

Republican Party of Texas, Assistant General Counsel, 2017 – 2019

Board of Directors, Institute for Policy Innovations, 2016 – present

Chairman, Dallas County Republican Party, 2011 – 2016

Board of Visitors, UNT | Dallas College of Law, 2014 – 2016

Board of Advisors, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, 2010 – 2016

Ten Most Influential People in Dallas, 2013

Cedar Hill City Council, 2004 – 2010

Chairman, Best Southwest Partnership, 2009-2010

Board Member, Best Southwest Partnership, 2006-2010

Civic Leader of the Year, Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce, 2003

President, Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation, 2003

Board Member, Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation, 2001 – 2003

Ten Most Influential People in Dallas, Yahoo News, 2013

Member of Mensa, 2004 – present

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