Preti Flaherty Attorney Charles Dingman Named a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers

AUGUSTA, Maine (April 7, 2011) — Preti Flaherty announced today that attorney Charles F. Dingman has been named a 2011 "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America for his work in Administrative/Regulatory Law in Augusta, Maine.

Best Lawyers designates only one lawyer in each high-profile legal practice area within 225 geographic locations. The selection process involves exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. According to Best Lawyers, "the lawyers being honored as ‘Lawyers of the Year' were selected because they received particularly high ratings from most of their peers."

Dingman focuses his practice on addressing reimbursement, regulatory, and government contracting issues for a wide range of clients, with a particular concentration on the health care sector and its regulatory challenges. He has advised and advocated on behalf of hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, mental health and social service providers, nursing facilities, and other health care providers on a wide range of economic, policy, and corporate issues. The focal points of his practice include Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, licensing and certificate of need issues, compliance issues, responses to civil and criminal fraud and abuse investigations, corporate restructuring, and government procurement issues, including appeals of state contract awards.

Dingman may be reached at [email protected] or 207.623.5300.

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