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Robert L. Wilson, Jr.

Robert L. Wilson, Jr.

Partner

301 Hillsborough Street
Suite 1400
Raleigh, NC 27603
bob.wilson@nelsonmullins.com

Bob practices with the healthcare group and is the managing partner of the Raleigh office. He has worked for more than 40 years with healthcare industry clients to find innovative and compliant business solutions in the constantly changing healthcare industry. Bob devotes his law practice to the representation of healthcare providers such as community hospitals, healthcare systems,...

Bob practices with the healthcare group and is the managing partner of the Raleigh office. He has worked for more than 40 years with healthcare industry clients to find innovative and compliant business solutions in the constantly changing healthcare industry. Bob devotes his law practice to the representation of healthcare providers such as community hospitals, healthcare systems, academic medical centers, physicians, and physician groups, among others. Bob is the co-founder of Rural Healthcare Initiative, a collaborative focusing on the preservation of local access to healthcare in rural communities in the United States. The Initiative was named the winner of the 2022 FT Innovative Lawyers North America award in the Responsible Business category, and Bob received a commendation for his efforts.

Robert L. Wilson, Jr.

academic medical centers, physicians, and physician groups, among others. Bob is the co-founder of Rural Healthcare Initiative, a collaborative focusing on the preservation of local access to healthcare in rural communities in the United States. The Initiative was named the winner of the 2022 FT Innovative Lawyers North America award in the Responsible Business category, and Bob received a commendation for his efforts.

Bob practices with the healthcare group and is the managing partner of the Raleigh office. He has worked for more than 40 years with healthcare industry clients to find innovative and compliant business solutions in the constantly changing healthcare industry. Bob devotes his law practice to the representation of healthcare providers such as community hospitals, healthcare systems,... academic medical centers, physicians, and physician groups, among others. Bob is the co-founder of Rural Healthcare Initiative, a collaborative focusing on the preservation of local access to healthcare in rural communities in the United States. The Initiative was named the winner of the 2022 FT Innovative Lawyers North America award in the Responsible Business category, and Bob received a commendation for his efforts.

Experience

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Experience

  • Represents hospitals as general and special counsel in corporate, regulatory, operations, licensure, reimbursement, fraud and abuse, and administrative law issues
  • Represents hospitals and health systems in network development and affiliation strategies, including accountable care organization development and operations
  • Represents hospitals and municipalities owning hospitals in the sale, lease, or other conveyance of the hospitals in a variety of innovative business transactions, with an emphasis on rural communities
  • Represents physician groups, both single–specialty and multi–specialty, as general counsel
  • Has served as legal counsel to large physician groups dealing with practice management divestitures, corporate practice, contracts, and related issues
  • Has frontline experience in several healthcare fraud investigations and settlement negotiations with Medicare Administrative Contractors, CMS, and the Medicaid program
  • Has represented several North Carolina municipalities in the reorganization of their hospitals
  • Has represented hospitals in developing physician recruitment strategies and recruitment arrangements
  • Has special interest in legal and practical issues involving hospital–based physician contracts for both hospitals and physicians
  • Has special interest in hospital/physician relationships, including physician/hospital organizations and joint ventures

Educational Activities

  • Research Assistant, Honorable Cecil J. Hill, Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD (1981)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA (1976)

Admissions

  • North Carolina

Practice Areas

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  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Health Law and Antitrust and Trade Regulation Sections (Past Chair, 2000–2001)
  • National Rural Health Association
  • Twice elected President of North Carolina Society of Healthcare Attorneys (1987, 1993)
  • Chair, Health Law Section, North Carolina Bar Association (2000–2001)