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November 1, 2023

Krieg DeVault is pleased to announce that Partner Stephanie T. Eckerle has been named as the Firm's new Health Care Practice Chair. Eckerle will lead a team of talented attorneys and professionals in one of the Firm’s most prominently served industries.  Eckerle has been with the Firm for nearly 8 years, joining as a Partner in 2016. She has served as an instrumental team member in the Practice’s recent growth since her arrival. 

“I am excited about the opportunity to lead this exceptional group of attorneys,” said Eckerle. “Our Health Care Practice has been a cornerstone for Krieg DeVault for years. I am honored to continue leading its growth, while delivering the exceptional client service that our clients have come to expect from a premier health care practice.”

Krieg DeVault offers one of the most sophisticated groups devoted to health care in the country and serves a full range of health care providers and provider organizations. With over 20 professionals that dedicate all or parts of their practice to health care-related matters, Krieg DeVault’s Health Care Team ensures that hospitals, senior living facilities, physician groups, pharmacies, federally qualified health centers, and similar organizations follow best practices for governance, operations, and compliance. Krieg DeVault is a leader in resolving the regulatory and transactional issues involved with business combinations and market expansion with both strategic and private equity investors, from risk assessment to governmental approval and reimbursement impact. Krieg DeVault is also known for its expertise in navigating complex payment matters, such as Medicaid state directed payment programs and payor audits. 

Stephanie T. Eckerle represents a broad array of providers and vendors within the healthcare industry, including hospitals, physician practice groups, mental health providers, pharmaceutical companies, on-site employer health clinics, federally qualified health centers, substance use disorder providers, and EHR vendors.  Eckerle serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Worksite Health Centers and Children’s TherAplay Foundation, Inc. She has been named to the Indiana Super Lawyers Listing in the area of Health Care, and has been a past recipient of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Young Lawyer of the Year Award and The Indiana Lawyer’s Up and Coming Lawyer Award. She regularly presents on health care and related business topics, and has been the author of numerous health care articles throughout the years. More information about Ms. Eckerle can be found HERE.

About Krieg DeVault
Krieg DeVault LLP is diversified law firm representing a wide variety of local, and national clients. It is a business-focused law firm with offices in Indianapolis, Carmel, Mishawaka, and Merrillville, Indiana; and Chicago, Illinois. The Firm’s attorneys have significant experience in key areas that address the needs of a diversified client base.