Lindsey S. Birdsong

Lindsey S. Birdsong

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  • Admitted to the Texas State Bar, 1991
  • Board Certified in Health Law, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Practice Description

Lindsey is Board Certified-Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His practice is a transactional practice, focused primarily in the areas of health law and general corporate law.

Practice includes, drafting and negotiating contracts such as:

  • Service Agreements
  • Exclusive Agreements
  • Medical Director Agreements
  • Software License Agreements
  • Physician Employment and Recruitment Agreements
  • Managed Care Agreements

General corporate documents including:

  • Acquisition, Organizational, and Partnership Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Resolutions
  • Financing Agreements
  • Corporate Integrity Agreements
  • Leases and other real estate documents

Additionally, Lindsey advises clients as to Medicare fraud-abuse issues, false claims concerns, Qui-Tam matters, HIPAA regulations, EMTALA, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations rules, Texas Department of Health licensing issues, negotiations with the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Justice and U.S. Attorneys, corporate and physician compliance issues, Stark I and Stark II issues, tax-exempt and non-profit issues as well as general corporate, and labor/employment issues.

Lindsey returned to private practice several years ago after five years as the Chief Legal Counsel and Corporate Compliance Officer for a large regional healthcare system where he routinely represented the system in drafting and reviewing contracts as well as drafting documents to acquire hospitals, physician practices, other business entities as well as advising on general business issues. He represents health care entities and other business entities in general corporate and contractual matters as well as individuals, businesses and physicians and their professional associations. Healthcare clients include (or have included) a number of hospitals, a hospital district, specialty hospitals, a rehabilitation hospital, several EMS providers, purchasing co-ops, a psychiatric facility, ambulatory surgical centers, a management services organization, reference laboratories, home health agencies, physician practice groups, joint ventures and limited partnerships, professional associations, and individual physicians.

Professional and Educational Background

  • J. D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 1991
  • B.B.A., Texas Tech University School of Business, 1984

Affiliations and Activities

  • Board Certified-Health Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization  
  • State Bar of Texas (Health Care, Business and Employment Law Sections)
  • Smith County Bar Association
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas (Professionalism through Education)
  • American Bar Association (Health Care Law)
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Willow Brook Country Club Board of Directors
  • Private Pilot/ Instrument Rated
  • Member of AOPA
  • Tyler Pounds Regional Airport Advisory Board