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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    • B.B.A., Texas A&M University
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Sherri Alexander enjoys strategizing with clients to find unique solutions to problems. When litigation is unavoidable, Sherri relies on her 25 years of experience in the courtroom to efficiently obtain desired results. Her in-depth knowledge of the law instills client confidence. As the Health Care Litigation practice vice chair, Sherri is committed to delivering solutions for clients in the health care industry. She has significant experience in:

  • Representing health care clients in complex cases involving antitrust, tort, and breach of contract claims
  • Defending health care clients in lawsuits brought by physicians and practitioners in connection with the suspension or termination of their privileges
  • Advising physician peer review committees on quality of care, conduct, and wellness issues of practitioners
  • Advising nurse peer review committees
  • Representing the Medical Executive Committee or the Hearing Committee in administrative hearings regarding the removal of physicians’ privileges
  • Counseling health care entities regarding reports to the National Practitioner Data Bank and licensing boards
  • Advising health care entities about their bylaws, policies, and procedures
  • Conducting investigations for health care entities
  • Defended a hospital in a lawsuit brought by a physician, alleging race discrimination when the hospital (1) denied his application for reappointment, and (2) allegedly failed to provide his patients with interpreter services. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit affirmed the district court’s judgment.
  • Defended a hospital in a lawsuit brought by two physicians who contended the hospital’s refusal to award them an exclusive contract was based on race and gender discrimination. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit affirmed the district court’s judgment.
  • Defended a hospital in a lawsuit brought by a physician whose privileges and membership were terminated when he failed to disclose accurate information on his application. After judgment was obtained, the physician dismissed his lawsuit in return for the hospital agreeing not to pursue its attorney’s fees and costs from him.
  • Defended a hospital in a lawsuit brought by a physician, claiming that his privileges were denied without due process under the Healthcare Quality Improvement Act when his exclusive contract to provide anesthesia services was not renewed. The appellate court affirmed the judgment.
  • Defended a health care entity in a lawsuit brought by a physician whose privileges were terminated based on quality of care concerns. The state appellate court affirmed the judgment.
  • In an Employee Retirement Income Security Act class action lawsuit, obtained judgment for an employer that was affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.
  • Obtained judgment, attorney’s fees, and costs on behalf of a health care entity tenant who was sued by a landlord for allegedly breaching a lease and committing fraud.
  • Represented a public hospital in a lawsuit to condemn property necessary for the construction of its new facilities. The matter was successfully resolved.
  • Defended a national radiology company in an arbitration proceeding against a company alleging breach of contract and recovered attorney’s fees and costs.
  • Handled more than 60 hearings at health care entities in which the medical executive committee recommended an adverse action against a physician.
  • Handled more than 200 mediations requested by physicians in connection with adverse recommendations to deny their applications for reappointment or terminate their privileges.
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