Jorge Lopez Jr. heads the national health industry practice group. The practice group’s clients include major academic medical centers, health care systems, manufacturers of drugs and devices, managed care enterprises, lenders and investors involved with health industry projects, and various other health care-related enterprises.
From October 1991 until November 1992, Mr. Lopez served as a legal adviser to Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign. He advised the campaign on delegate selection, ballot access, electoral college, and other matters.
Mr. Lopez was nationally ranked as a top healthcare lawyer in the 2008 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He is very active in charitable organizations in the Washington, D.C. community. He has served on the board of directors of the D.C.-area Catholic Charities or one of its affiliates since 1985. He was board chairman of one of these affiliates, Anchor Mental Health, a large provider of services to mentally disabled adults in the D.C. area, from April 2003 to June 2004.
Mr. Lopez received his B.A. summa cum laude in 1980 and his M.A. in economics in 1981 from the Catholic University of America. He received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1984. Mr. Lopez is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and is admitted to practice before a number of federal district courts and circuit courts of appeals. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.more » « less