Nossaman Adds Prominent Healthcare Lawyer Michael Gawley to San Francisco Office
San Francisco, CA — We are pleased to announce that Michael Gawley has joined our Health Law Group in the San Francisco office as a partner. He joins from Kessenick Gamma & Free.
Mike leads a broad range of litigation matters, including medical staff and peer review hearings, whistleblower claims, administrative enforcement actions, regulatory investigations, labor and employment disputes, reimbursement actions with public and private payors and antitrust claims.
“Mike’s robust knowledge and experience across a number of critical areas in the healthcare litigation field will allow our group to more effectively serve our clients,” said Tom Curtis, co-chair of our Health Law Group. “We are very pleased he is joining the Firm, and his addition allows us to further grow our practice,” added Co-Chair Raja Sekaran.
We recently added Melissa Borelli – former Director, Health Care Consulting and Assistant General Counsel at Mazars USA – to our Sacramento office, and Paul DeMuro – former Chief Legal Officer for Health and Wellness for the Royal Palm Companies and a retired partner at Latham & Watkins LLP – to our Austin office.
Our Health Law Group provides the full spectrum of specialized legal services required by the healthcare sector. Our Firm practices in the regulatory, transactional, legislative and litigation arenas and collaborates across legal disciplines to provide comprehensive, timely and efficient counsel to healthcare clients. Our preeminence in healthcare law began with the landmark efforts of our senior healthcare lawyers, including former partner and former California State Assemblyman John T. Knox, co-author of the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975 and the Moscone-Knox Professional Corporation Act.
Commenting on joining the Firm, Mike exclaimed, “I am energized by joining Nossaman and look forward to providing clients with best-in-class representation that meets their healthcare litigation needs.” He added that our “unparalleled reputation in the healthcare field in California and its deep roster of lawyers make Nossaman a great fit” for his practice.
Mike holds a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a B.A. from Occidental College. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, Northern California for 2016-2021.