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D. Wade Emmert

Senior Counsel

(214) 231-4740
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Dallas
2200 Ross Avenue
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201


Education

J.D., Baylor School of Law, 1995

  • Mock Trial Team
  • Order of Barristers

B.A., Business and International Studies, Abilene Christian University, 1992

  • Magna Cum Laude

Honors

2019 Board Certification in Health Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

2018-2019 America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 1%

2017-2019 Client Champion Gold

2016-2019 AV Preeminent Attorney

2019 AV Preeminent – Lawyers.com

2018 PRR AV Preeminent – Lawyers.com

2017 America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 5%

2016 America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 10%

2015 BV Distinguished Icon

2014-2015 BV Distinguished Attorney

2003-2004 Super Lawyer by SuperLawyers, a Thomson Reuters service

Wade Emmert is Senior Counsel in the Dallas office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Health Care, Professional Liability and Commercial Litigation practice groups.

Mr. Emmert is Board Certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. For 25 years, Mr. Emmert has represented health care systems and facilities of all sizes and individual practitioners in outcome-critical litigation and complex regulatory and compliance matters.

Mr. Emmert has experience advising health care practitioners, hospitals and other facilities regarding regulatory compliance (Stark, Antikickback, False Claims Act, HIPAA), creating multidisciplinary practices for physicians and other practitioners, advising on a board range of health care business transactions, leading health care litigation matters including medical and nursing malpractice and False Claims Act litigation, and representing practitioners before their respective licensing boards. Mr. Emmert also has professional liability experience in defense of insurance brokers and agents.

Admissions

Texas Supreme Court
State Courts and Courts of Appeal
United States Supreme Court
United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas

Memberships

Board Certified in Health Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
Texas Bar Association, Health Law Section
Dallas Bar Association, Health Law and Litigation Sections
Texas Health Lawyers Association
State Bar of Texas

Community Involvement

Republican Party of Texas, General Counsel, 2019 – present
Republican Party of Texas, Assistant General Counsel, 2017 – 2019
Board of Directors, Institute for Policy Innovations, 2016 – present
Chairman, Dallas County Republican Party, 2011 – 2016
Board of Visitors, UNT | Dallas College of Law, 2014 – 2016
Board of Advisors, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, 2010 – 2016
Ten Most Influential People in Dallas, 2013
Cedar Hill City Council, 2004 – 2010
Chairman, Best Southwest Partnership, 2009-2010
Board Member, Best Southwest Partnership, 2006-2010
Civic Leader of the Year, Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce, 2003
President, Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation, 2003
Board Member, Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation, 2001 – 2003
Ten Most Influential People in Dallas, Yahoo News, 2013
Member of Mensa, 2004 – present