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Adam H. Laughton

Associate

Houston
Direct: (713) 225-1332
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Adam Laughton is a senior associate in the Corporate department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Houston office. His practice focuses on providers and entrepreneurs in the healthcare industry. 
 
Mr. Laughton has served many types of providers within the healthcare system, including facilities, physicians and other professionals, and ancillary service providers such as pharmacies and laboratories. He also works with start-up ventures, entrepreneurial individuals and groups, and provider joint ventures.  He has been responsible for a wide variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions among providers and facilities, False Claims Act litigation, regulatory and compliance counseling and reimbursement disputes and appeals.
 
During law school, Mr. Laughton served as a clerk for Chief Justice Christine M. Durham of the Utah Supreme Court. He spent two years during college as a volunteer missionary in Mexico and is fluent in Spanish. Mr. Laughton serves as a member of the Houston chapter of the Duke Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee and the Houston Election Protection Leadership Council under the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Adam Laughton is a senior associate in the Corporate department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Houston office. His practice focuses on providers and entrepreneurs in the healthcare industry. 
 
Mr. Laughton has served many types of providers within the healthcare system, including facilities, physicians and other professionals, and ancillary service providers such as pharmacies and laboratories. He also works with start-up ventures, entrepreneurial individuals and groups, and provider joint ventures.  He has been responsible for a wide variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions among providers and facilities, False Claims Act litigation, regulatory and compliance counseling and reimbursement disputes and appeals.
 
During law school, Mr. Laughton served as a clerk for Chief Justice Christine M. Durham of the Utah Supreme Court. He spent two years during college as a volunteer missionary in Mexico and is fluent in Spanish. Mr. Laughton serves as a member of the Houston chapter of the Duke Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee and the Houston Election Protection Leadership Council under the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Education

  • J.D., Duke University School of Law (2008)
    Executive Editor, Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law
  • B.A. in Public Policy Studies, Duke University (2005)

Admissions

  • Texas

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas (Health Law Section)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society (Former President, Duke University Student Chapter)
  • Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, Houston Election Protection Leadership Committee, Co-Chair

 

Publications

  • Co-author and editor, American Health Lawyers Association, “Representing Hospitals and Health Systems,” Chapter 2 (forthcoming)
  • “Court Upholds CMS’s Use of Appeal Process for Making Coverage Determinations,” Dennis Barry’s Reimbursement Advisor (August 2012)
  • Co-author, “Replacing Medicaid UPL Programs with 1115 Waivers,” Dennis Barry’s Reimbursement Advisor (May 2012)
  • Co-author, “OIG to Focus on Inpatient Transfers to Hospice Care,” Dennis Barry’s Reimbursement Advisor (February 2012)