Doug Marshall focuses his practice in hospital and healthcare law, and employment law. Much of his work involves service as general counsel and special counsel to a number of hospitals and other healthcare providers in Illinois.
Mr. Marshall advises these clients on antitrust, corporate compliance programs, defense of Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, formation of alternative delivery systems, joint ventures with physicians and other organizations, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, medical staff bylaws and disputes, employment law, physician recruitment and contractual matters, bio-medical-legal concerns and contracts.
In addition to his health law practice, Mr. Marshall represents general business clients in issues involving employment law.
Mr. Marshall joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in June 1982. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Mr. Marshall is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys as well as past President. He is a former diplomate in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Among his professional affiliations, Mr. Marshall is a member of the American Bar Association (Health Law Section), the Illinois State Bar Association, Peoria County Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.
Mr. Marshall holds the AV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability. He has also been recognized by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the area of Health Law.
Since 2005, Mr. Marshall has been named annually to the Super Lawyer
list in the area of Health Care Law, by Illinois Super Lawyers
Mr. Marshall has taught a hospital law course at the college level, and has lectured to a wide range of business and professional groups on health law and employment issues. Representative topics of his presentations include:
- “Oversight Responsibility and Liability for Corporate Officers and Directors,” Hinshaw’s Annual Health Care Conference, Lisle, Illinois, November 2012.
- “Healthcare Fraud: Health Reform’s Expansion of Provider Risk and Best Practices to Minimize Exposure in Government Actions”
- “Tax Exemption After Health Care Reform and Provena”
- “The Impact of Stark on Hospital/Physician Relations”
- "Stark Update"
- "Hiring Employees" and "Terminating Employees"
- "Governance (Sarbanes-Oxley) / Best Practices"
- “Healthcare Compliance and Self-Disclosure”
- “Top Three Hot Topics in Health Care: Advanced Physician Recruitment, New Hospital Reporting Standards and Contractual Joint Ventures”
- “Advance Healthcare Directives”
- “Confidentiality of Medical Records”
- “Employment Issues Involving Local Government Units”
- “Healthcare Law: An Overview of Issues Affecting Providers”
- “Legal Issues Concerning OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen Standards”
- “Legal Issues for Trauma Nurse Specialists”
- “Legal Issues in the Medical Office”
- “Legalities in Nursing”
- “Medicare Fraud & Abuse Safe Harbor”
- “Personnel Law Update” “Protecting Yourself: Purchasing a Computer System Properly” “Sexual Harassment”
Mr. Marshall has also written a number of articles on healthcare topics, illustrated by these examples:
- "An Analysis of Appropriateness Review," 25 St. LouisLaw Review, 319 (1985), reprinted in Specialty Law Digest: Health Care, April 1993.
- "Family Responsibility Laws for Long-Term Medical Assistance Patients," Hospital Progress, Volume 66, No. 2, March 1985.
- "Setting Up a Marketing Department: Why? How?," Hospital Progress, Volume 61, No. 6, June 1980, reprinted in The Snowmass Advisory, Summer 1980.