HPS Advise: Partnering with Healthcare Clients to bridge the gap between risk and quality

HPS Advise, the consulting subsidiary of the law firm of Hall Prangle + Schoonveld, LLC (HPS), leverages HPS' vast experience in dealing with the legal, clinical and business issues facing today's healthcare providers, practice groups, hospitals and health systems.

Led by HPS Partner Ann Ford who has over twenty-five years of experience in healthcare law, litigation, and corporate compliance, HPS Advise is dedicated to partnering with our clients in pursuit of innovative solutions to reduce risk, improve patient care and achieve optimal outcomes. 

Based on the scope of the engagement, HPS Advise can assemble a team from a national roster of attorneys, compliance and regulatory professionals, physicians, nurses, and quality and risk management experts, who have spent decades representing healthcare clients. Our unique platform promotes collaboration with clients in a flexible and creative fashion to enhance productivity and profitability.

Menu of Services

We work closely with our healthcare and life sciences clients to develop systems and solutions that meet their needs. 

Compliance and Regulatory
  • Healthcare Compliance Counseling
  • Compliance Program Evaluations 
  • Incident Investigation and Response
  • Other Compliance and Regulatory Matters, Including Billing and Reimbursement 
  • Policy/Procedure Review
  • Clinical Unit Assessment
  • Education Sessions, including Leadership, Communications and Documentation Training
  • Documentation Systems and Improvement
  • Best Practices Implementation
Risk Management and Claims
  • Incident Investigations
  • Catastrophic Case and Mass Tort Support and Coordination
  • Trial Strategy, Analysis and Preparation
  • Witness Preparation
  • Claims Consultation, Management and Oversight
  • Claim Resolution


Once the project scope and goals have been defined, we can work with your organization to develop dramatic new approaches, based on our decades of experience in the healthcare field, utilizing a three-pronged methodology; the HPS Advise ABCs .

Fee Structure

The goal of HPS Advise is to create value-added services around an economic arrangement that deepens our client relationships, builds trust and improves outcomes. We will work with clients on alternate fee arrangements foregoing traditional hourly rates in favor of project-based fees. 


For more information about HPS Advise, please contact:
Ann Ford, Managing Director, HPS Advise, at aford@hpslaw.com, or a member of the HPS Advise team.

Eric P. Schoonveld at eric@hpslaw.com
Marilee Clausing at mclausing@hpslaw.com
April R. Walkup at awalkup@hpslaw.com
Justin Pendleton at jpendleton@hpslaw.com