Stephen M. Sullivan

Mr. Sullivan, together with Jack Stolier, founded the law firm in 1987 concentrating on the business aspects of the health care industry. His practice merges his training and experience in health systems management with law. Mr. Sullivan represents hospitals, physician groups, and other health care providers, with respect to payment issues and transactions. He has specialized experience with post-acute care providers and delivered the update for Long Term Care Hospitals for most of the past decade at the AHLA Medicare/Medicaid Payment Institute in Baltimore. In addition to payment and transactions, he provides legal counseling on regulatory compliance, including Anti-Kickback Act, Stark, and false claims. Mr. Sullivan’s experience includes representation nationwide involving hospitals and other healthcare businesses. He is a qualified AHLA Neutral and has served as an Arbitrator.

Professional Associations, Honors and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member
  • Regulation, Accreditation, & Payment Practice Group, Member
  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Health Lawyers Association
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Tulane University


  • Louisiana, 1978


  • Tulane University School of Law, J.D., 1978
  • Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, MPH 1972
  • Tulane University, College of Arts and Science,  BA 1970