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Laurence W. Dempsey

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Laurence W. Dempsey

Laurence W. Dempsey

Of Counsel

1601 I Street
Fifth Floor
Modesto, California 95354
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209.409.3050 Tel
209.526.3534 Fax
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Practice Areas

  • Hospital and Medical Foundation Operations
  • Medical Staff Bylaws, Peer Review, and Credentialing
  • Healthcare Transactions
  • Nonprofit Law
  • Healthcare Fraud and Abuse
  • Corporate Governance
  • Contracting


Professional Admissions/Qualifications

  • State Bar of California
  • Stanislaus County Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • California Society of Healthcare Attorneys

Court Admissions

  • U. S. District Court – Central District of California

Laurence W. Dempsey became Of Counsel to the firm in August 2012. He has 35 years experience of supporting both hospital and medical foundation operations, including contracting, practice acquisitions, peer review, credentialing, governance, fair hearings and appeals, risk management, consent and bioethical issues, litigation management, and medical staff bylaws. He has extensive knowledge of Stark, the Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA, EMTALA, and nonprofit corporation law. His transactional experience also includes completion of 27 separate hospital acquisitions and dispositions.

Mr. Dempsey served four years in the U.S. Air Force. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Modesto and currently serves as Chairman of the Salvation Army’s Modesto Citadel advisory board.