Effective June 30, 2014, six attorneys and several staff members from Miles & Peters, P.C. will join Husch Blackwell LLP. Founded in 1980, Denver-based Miles & Peters focuses on health law matters and is especially well known for its work with post-acute providers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician groups.

With the addition of these six attorneys, Husch Blackwell has welcomed 26 new attorneys across eight office locations since January 1, 2014.

“Husch Blackwell is the perfect new home for us,” said Fred Miles, founder of Miles & Peters.  “We gain a broad geographic platform, and our clients gain access to the full complement of services that any healthcare facility or provider could need.”

“We have known, respected and worked with our friends at Miles & Peters for several years,” said Mary Stuart, Husch Blackwell’s Denver office managing partner. “Our six new attorneys provide the perfect complement to our firm’s industry focus; they are known for their deep knowledge of health law, and they add significantly to our healthcare capabilities in the Mountain West region.”

With more than 130 attorneys in its Healthcare, Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals group, Husch Blackwell was recently named the No. 5 law firm nationwide on the American Health Lawyers Association’s “Top Honors” list. In addition to healthcare, Husch Blackwell’s industry focus also includes energy and natural resources; financial services; food and agribusiness; real estate, development and construction; and technology, manufacturing and transportation.

“We are thrilled to welcome these new team members,” said Curt Chase, leader of Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals industry group. “The depth of their healthcare industry knowledge, as well as the geographic markets in which the Miles & Peters attorneys practice, will significantly enhance Husch Blackwell’s ability to partner with healthcare clients nationally.”

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