David J. Davidson

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Dave Davidson is a Florida Board Certified specialist in Health Law with nearly 30 years of concentrated experience assisting healthcare professionals and businesses, such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Physicians, Chiropractors, Dentists and Podiatrists;
  • Physician Assistants (PAs) and Advance Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs);
  • Physician Group Practices;
  • Surgery & Imaging Centers
  • Healthcare Business Management Entities;
  • Durable Medical Equipment Providers; and
  • Home Health Agencies & Hospices

After several years in Orlando practicing with a law firm, Dave became the first in-house counsel at a large hospital/healthcare system, where he served for 22 years. As General Counsel, Dave was responsible for all legal matters involving the system’s hospitals and affiliate companies, and developed a deep understanding of a provider’s perspective in negotiating the complexities of healthcare law.

Dave has been involved in numerous healthcare transactions, and has particular experience in:

  • Contracts, i.e. leases, managed care arrangements, term sheets
  • Organizational documents for medical practices
  • Hospital/Medical Staff disputes
  • Medical Staff Bylaws Creation & Review
  • Serving as issuer’s counsel in healthcare financing transactions
  • Analyzing the applicability of the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, and other state and federal fraud and abuse laws, rules, and regulations to proposed transactions
  • Healthcare risk management issues
  • Professional Liability Issues
  • Patient Care Issue Resolution

Dave received both his Bachelor of Arts degree and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida.

Bar Admissions:   

  • Florida


  • AV Preeminent rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Directory
  • Named as one of Orlando Magazine’s “Best Lawyers”

Professional Memberships:

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Florida Bar (Health Law Section)
  • American Bar Association (Health Law Section)