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    Biography

    Gordon Copland concentrates his practice in complex litigation and health care matters. He routinely represents clients before the Health Care Authority (HCA) and other state regulatory boards on certificate of need, licensure, and related health care matters. He has extensive  experience in antitrust litigation and in intellectual property litigation, including patents and trademarks.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Best Lawyers® 2019 Morgantown, WV, Health Care Law, Lawyer of the Year
    Best Lawyers® 2016 Morgantown, WV, Litigation-Banking and Finance, Lawyer of the Year
    Antitrust Section, American Bar Association
    Health Care Committee, American Bar Association
    National Health Lawyers Association
    Graduated cum laude, Washington & Lee University

    Key Experience

    Defended credentialing claims (common law and antitrust) by physicians
    Representation in Medicaid rate setting and disallowance administrative proceedings for nursing facilities, at administrative and appeal levels
    Advise regarding hospital-related organizations on liability, antitrust and compliance issues

    Speaking Engagements

    "Government and Antitrust Enforcement in the Health Care Market: The Regulators Need an Update," West Virginia Law Review

    "Advance Medical Directives in West Virginia, Part Two," West Virginia Law Review