PHILO D. HALL is an Associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm's Washington, DC, office.

Mr. Hall:

  • Advises clients on legal and regulatory compliance issues arising under Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party reimbursement programs
  • Counsels clients on the regulatory and reimbursement aspects of health care transactions and business arrangements
  • Advises clients of legislative and regulatory trends and policy developments

During law school, Mr. Hall was a judicial intern for the Hon. Richard J. Leon, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; a member of the Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy; and a student attorney at Columbus Community Legal Services, representing low-income elderly clients in the District of Columbia.

Before studying law, Mr. Hall was Counselor to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he directly advised the Secretary and led and managed initiatives on a diverse portfolio of issues, including health information privacy, HIV/AIDS, chronic disease prevention, health information technology, and the reform of the Louisiana health care system following Hurricane Katrina.

Mr. Hall had earlier served as Associate Director for Health on the White House Domestic Policy Council, advising the President of the United States and senior staff on emerging health care issues, legislation, and regulatory matters. This position involved overseeing federal agency implementation of the administration's health care priorities, with a particular focus on behavioral health. Mr. Hall also served on the professional staff on the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, where he developed legislation on insurance regulation, health information privacy, and Medicare provider reimbursement.


  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D., 2012)
    • Journal of Contemporary Health Law
  • College of the Holy Cross (B.A., 1997)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Federalist Society