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Stephanie Sprague Sobkowiak Murtha Cullina LLP Partner

Partner

New Haven
Email: ssobkowiak@murthalaw.com
Phone: 203-772-7782
Fax: 203-772-7777

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  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut

Education

  • Boston College Law School (J.D., 2004)
  • University of Delaware (B.S., summa cum laude, 2001)

Stephanie Sprague Sobkowiak


As the Co-Chair of the Firm’s Health Care Practice Group, Stephanie Sobkowiak represents health systems, hospitals, physicians, physician groups and other clients in the health care industry. Her practice includes assisting those clients with a wide range of compliance, regulatory, managed care, risk management and reimbursement issues, including fraud and abuse, payor contracts, medical staff and credentialing matters, Certificates of Need and HIPAA and related security breaches.

Stephanie has experience assisting health care clients with a wide variety of contracts, from physician and physician extender employment agreements to service agreements and medical staff bylaws and related documents. She has negotiated numerous managed care agreements and counseled clients on a variety of issues related to payor relationships. She has drafted and negotiated numerous purchase and sale transactions for health care clients. She has also worked with physicians and other practitioners involved in matters before the Department of Public Health and with other health care providers involved in a variety of Medicare/Medicaid matters. She has lectured on meaningful use of electronic health records and general medical records issues as well as various other CMS and state law requirements.

Beginning her legal career as an associate in the Firm’s Corporate and Health Care Departments, Stephanie also worked with Jeffers Cowherd P.C. where she practiced health care as well as promotions and marketing law. Her promotions and marketing practice includes client counseling, contract negotiation and preparation of sweepstakes and contest rules, including campaigns run through social media.

Stephanie received her B.S. summa cum laude from the University of Delaware and received her J.D. from Boston College Law School.

  • Connecticut Law Tribune 2014 New Leader in the Law
  • Listed as Connecticut Super Lawyers® Rising Star in the area of Health Care in 2014 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.).
  • Connecticut Bar Association – Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Saugatuck Child Care Services, Incorporated d/b/a A Child's Place, Member of Executive Board of Directors & President
Overview

As the Co-Chair of the Firm’s Health Care Practice Group, Stephanie Sobkowiak represents health systems, hospitals, physicians, physician groups and other clients in the health care industry. Her practice includes assisting those clients with a wide range of compliance, regulatory, managed care, risk management and reimbursement issues, including fraud and abuse, payor contracts, medical staff and credentialing matters, Certificates of Need and HIPAA and related security breaches.

Stephanie has experience assisting health care clients with a wide variety of contracts, from physician and physician extender employment agreements to service agreements and medical staff bylaws and related documents. She has negotiated numerous managed care agreements and counseled clients on a variety of issues related to payor relationships. She has drafted and negotiated numerous purchase and sale transactions for health care clients. She has also worked with physicians and other practitioners involved in matters before the Department of Public Health and with other health care providers involved in a variety of Medicare/Medicaid matters. She has lectured on meaningful use of electronic health records and general medical records issues as well as various other CMS and state law requirements.

Beginning her legal career as an associate in the Firm’s Corporate and Health Care Departments, Stephanie also worked with Jeffers Cowherd P.C. where she practiced health care as well as promotions and marketing law. Her promotions and marketing practice includes client counseling, contract negotiation and preparation of sweepstakes and contest rules, including campaigns run through social media.

Stephanie received her B.S. summa cum laude from the University of Delaware and received her J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Recognition
  • Connecticut Law Tribune 2014 New Leader in the Law
  • Listed as Connecticut Super Lawyers® Rising Star in the area of Health Care in 2014 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.).
Memberships
  • Connecticut Bar Association – Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Saugatuck Child Care Services, Incorporated d/b/a A Child's Place, Member of Executive Board of Directors & President
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Bar & Court Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
Education
  • Boston College Law School (J.D., 2004)
  • University of Delaware (B.S., summa cum laude, 2001)
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