Richard E. Haskin is a partner with the firm. Mr. Haskin has a lengthy and impressive history as a litigator in commercial, construction, real estate, and general liability matters in both California and Nevada federal and state courts. Mr. Haskin has tried several cases in addition to handling matters through appeal in both California and Nevada. In 2008, Mr. Haskin successfully argued first impression and critical procedural matters before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, resulting in a published opinion that is persistently cited for the precedent set therein. (Nationwide Life Ins. Co. v. Angelina Richards, et al., 541 F.3d 903 (9th Cir. 2008))
His practice concentrates on all phases and legal aspects related to the formation, development, syndication, construction and operation of outpatient surgery centers and private medical practices. Mr. Haskin counsels outpatient surgery centers, medical clinics, private medical practices, and physicians. Mr. Haskin often serves as outside general counsel, serving client needs in several health care related areas, including regulation, compliance, and employment.
Mr. Haskin is respected as one of Southern California’s and Nevada’s leading experts in the field of health care regulation and compliance. His practice necessarily includes a focus on Medicare/Medicaid law, including the Medicare/Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Statutes, all related Safe Harbor opinions, the Stark Act, and related and state laws. Mr. Haskin is one of a handful of attorneys to be recognized as a “Rising Star: Super Lawyer” in the Health Care practice area in Southern California, and he accomplished this for four straight years.