Sanford E. Pitler
Senior Of-Counsel

Phone: 206.622.5511
Fax: 206.622.8986

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Sandy is a litigator, trial lawyer, and advisor to health care providers across the country. His local and nationwide practice focuses on complex, multi-party, Medicare and Medicaid litigation; and on advising clients on reimbursement, fraud and abuse, employment and patient care issues; peer review; utilization review; and dealing with various state and federal agencies. Sandy has extensive Medicare and Medicaid experience, and works on behalf of providers in a number of states including Washington, Oregon, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, Florida and Ohio. He served as the lead attorney in numerous successful pieces of litigation regarding various aspects of the Medicare disproportionate share payment in Oregon, Texas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. Sandy has worked with, and on behalf of, numerous provider organizations, including hospital associations in Oregon, Washington, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, and the Washington Community Mental Health Council. Most recently, Sandy served as an advisor to Regional Support Networks and mental health providers in Washington State regarding various aspects of Washington's publicly funded mental health system.

Practice Areas
Healthcare Reimbursement
Behavioral Health
Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement
Medicare Appeals and Litigation
Medicaid Audits and Litigation

University of Washington, J.D.,
    with highest honors
Articles Editor, Washington
   Law Review
Queens College, New York, B.A.

Memberships and Activities
Washington State Bar Association
King County Bar Association
American Bar Association


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601 Union Street,
Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101-1363
T 206.622.5511
F 206.622.8986