kthallner@reedsmith.com

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Karl is a prominent health care law practitioner, representing some of the largest and most prestigious health care institutions and companies in the country. Karl’s national practice encompasses regulatory, reimbursement and compliance counseling; business transactions; and government investigations – often involving cutting-edge issues and high-profile matters. With over 30 years of practice, Karl’s clients have come to trust his responsiveness, good judgment, and thoughtful analyses.

Awards & Recognition

  • Karl is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers USA among healthcare lawyers in Pennsylvania (one of only five lawyers so ranked). Chambers USA describes Karl as "praised for his wealth of knowledge on healthcare transactions". A description of the selection methodology for the Chambers USA rankings can be found at chambersandpartners.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • For each year since 1999, Karl has been chosen for inclusion in the listing of Best Lawyers in America in the field of "Health Care Law". The Best Lawyers in America list is issued by Best Lawyers. A description of its selection methodology can be found at bestlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Karl was selected as "2013 Health Care Lawyer of the Year" in Philadelphia by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found at bestlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Karl was designated as 2009 Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyer in the United States by Nightingale's Healthcare News. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Karl was selected to the 2004-2010 lists of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the field of health care law. The Super Lawyers lists are issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at superlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Karl was selected to the Best Lawyers: Healthcare list published by Corporate Counsel magazine. The Best Lawyers: Healthcare list is issued by Martindale-Hubbell. A description of the selection methodology can be found at martindale.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • For each year since 1997, Karl has been awarded the AV® Preeminent rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, reflecting the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards. A description of the selection methodology for the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory ratings can be found at martindale.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Appointed to the Pennsylvania Department of Health QA ‘97 Work Group developing licensure regulations in Pennsylvania in the wake of the sunset of the state's CON program

Notable Quotes

  • 10 April 2017 "Streamlined Self-Disclosure Process Still Burdensome for Doctors" Bloomberg BNA
  • 22 November 2016 "Stark Law Changes Likely but Timing Uncertain, Attorneys Say" Bloomberg BNA
  • 1 October 2016 "Now it's personal: Top execs made to pay for companies' false claims" Modern Healthcare
  • 22 September 2016 "House Passes bill to delay CMS 25 percent hospital admission rule" The Hill
  • 11 July 2016 "CMS Proposal Tweaks Physician Self-Referral Provision" Bloomberg BNA
  • 17 December 2015 "Physician Compare: Expanded data cause concern" Family Practice News
  • December 2015 "Final Stark rule still leaves uncertainty" Healthcare Risk Management
  • 23 November 2015 "Stark Law: More flexibility starting in 2016" Family Practice News
  • 21 November 2015 "Whistle-blower worries: Hospitals likely to see more False Claims suits tied to doctor compensation" Modern Healthcare

Credentials