Health care credentialing & licensing

Our attorneys represent licensed healthcare providers throughout the State of Washington before all licensing Boards, Commissions, Secretary Programs and the Department of Health. We focus our practice on representing individuals by assisting them in maintaining not only their license, but their ability to continue to practice their chosen profession. We guide the licensee in responding to investigations, informal and formal discipline and licensure hearings. This includes:

Licensing issues, including all state disciplinary investigations and interstate licensing compliance issues

Corporate practice of medicine

Scope of practice

Physician compensation

Practice formation, ownership and dissolution


Staff privileges

Peer review matters

Medical staff bylaws and rules

Policies (e.g. impaired practitioners and codes of conduct)

Contested medical staff proceedings

National Practitioner Data Bank reporting issues