J. Peter Rich has practiced almost exclusively in the health law field for more than 35 years, and routinely advises hospital systems, health plans and other health insurers, large medical groups and other providers, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other clinically integrated networks, private equity companies and other health industry clients on a wide variety of complex mergers and acquisitions and other transactions, health regulatory compliance matters, hospital-medical staff matters, and health industry disputes. Peter has also on multiple occasions successfully contested enforcement actions by the Medical Board of California against physician practice management arrangements alleged to be in violation of California's prohibition against the corporate practice of medicine. For more than a decade, Peter has served as outside general counsel to the board of directors of one of the nation’s largest and most successful physician-owned malpractice insurance cooperative interindemnity arrangements. He co-chairs the Firm’s Insurance/Payors Affinity Group. Read Peter Rich's full bio.