Daniel

Z. Sternthal

Shareholder
700 Milam Street, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77002-2806

Overview

Daniel Sternthal is a recognized authority on regulatory, business, and policy issues related to health care. He serves as strategic counsel to a diverse range of health care entities (both for profit and not-for-profit) as they evaluate regulatory, administrative and transactional opportunities and navigate through challenges. For the last 20 years Daniel has focused his practice on the health care industry, representing providers across the continuum of care including individual and group medical practices, hospitals, long-term care facilities and an array of ancillary service providers on issues relating to regulatory, operational and corporate matters. 

Daniel is Board Certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a certification held by fewer than 80 attorneys statewide. He is an active member of the national, state and local health care bar, currently serving as Chair of the American Health Law Association’s Post-Acute & Long Term Service Practice Group and a member of the State Bar of Texas’ Health Law Section. Daniel has previously served as a member of the LeadingAge Legal Committee and as an officer of the Houston Bar Association’s Health Law Section. He also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston-Clear Lake where he taught a course on the Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration and held a position as an adjunct professor for the Spring 2016 semester at the University of Houston, teaching a course on Long Term Care and the Law.

Daniel earned his JD from The University of Texas School of Law. He holds a master’s degree from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a bachelor’s degree from McGill University.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Chambers USA – Leaders in Their Field, Healthcare Law – Texas (2017-2020)
  • Six Sigma – Lean Green Belt Certification
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization – Board Certified, Health Law
  • Memberships

    • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
    • American Health Law Association, Post-Acute & Long Term Services Practice Group (Chair, 2019-2021; Vice Chair of Educational Programming)
    • Houston Bar Association, Health Law Section (Treasurer)
    • LeadingAge of Texas (Legal Committee, 2017-2020)
    • State Bar of Texas

Overview

Daniel Sternthal is a recognized authority on regulatory, business, and policy issues related to health care. He serves as strategic counsel to a diverse range of health care entities (both for profit and not-for-profit) as they evaluate regulatory, administrative and transactional opportunities and navigate through challenges. For the last 20 years Daniel has focused his practice on the health care industry, representing providers across the continuum of care including individual and group medical practices, hospitals, long-term care facilities and an array of ancillary service providers on issues relating to regulatory, operational and corporate matters. 

Daniel is Board Certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a certification held by fewer than 80 attorneys statewide. He is an active member of the national, state and local health care bar, currently serving as Chair of the American Health Law Association’s Post-Acute & Long Term Service Practice Group and a member of the State Bar of Texas’ Health Law Section. Daniel has previously served as a member of the LeadingAge Legal Committee and as an officer of the Houston Bar Association’s Health Law Section. He also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston-Clear Lake where he taught a course on the Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration and held a position as an adjunct professor for the Spring 2016 semester at the University of Houston, teaching a course on Long Term Care and the Law.

Daniel earned his JD from The University of Texas School of Law. He holds a master’s degree from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a bachelor’s degree from McGill University.

Experience

  • Health Care Reform

    Advised a client regarding health care reform and assisted in the planning and development of an Accountable Care Organization.

  • Health Care Compliance

    Drafted medical staff bylaws and compliance plans for hospitals, long term care facilities and other health care providers.

  • Health Care Facility Transactions

    Advised clients on the purchase and sale of ORFs and CORFs and other rehabilitation facilities.

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