Press Release

Munsch Hardt's Corporate, Health Care Practice Expands in Dallas

Jan 10, 2017

Munsch Hardt recently announced the addition of Richard Cheng as a shareholder in the Dallas Corporate & Securities practice group. He represents companies that are active in the Health Care space and brings new practices to the firm such as Cannabis Law.

“It remains an exciting time at Munsch Hardt as the firm continues to grow organically from within as well as through the addition of accomplished and well-respected lateral hires, of which Richard is a prime example,” said Phil Appenzeller, CEO of Munsch Hardt. “Before he joined the firm, we had a hole when it came to health care. His practice gives us the opportunity to offer new services to our clients, and throughout 2017, we look forward to visiting with other lateral candidate who will help us to continue growing in this tradition.”

Cheng was previously at Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP, where he co-led the firm’s Health Care division.

About Richard Cheng

Cheng joins Munsch Hardt with an extensive health care law practice, having concentrated in representing skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, community hospitals, physician groups, hospices, regulated products providers and rehabilitation providers. He counsels clients on corporate transactions, health care regulatory and compliance matters, as well as administrative appeals. Cheng also offers experience in helping clients navigate a myriad issues that arise from operating in the cannabis industry.

Cheng received his Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, as well as a Graduate Certificate from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center, and a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. In addition to his education, Cheng is also certified in healthcare compliance (CHC) through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB).