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 medical practices, ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals, long-term care facilities, health care start-ups, medical device companies 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 and serves on the organization's Health Law Exam Commission. 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 an officer 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.