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Jones Walker Expands Health Care Practice with Addition of Will Waring
January 16, 2014

Press Release

WaringNEW ORLEANS—Jones Walker LLP is pleased to announce that William W. Waring, Jr. has joined the firm's New Orleans office as a partner in the Business & Commercial Transactions Practice Group and as head of the Health Care team.

He focuses his practice on business formations, governance design, business transactions, contractual arrangements, fraud and abuse and Stark-related matters in the health care industry.

"We are thrilled to have Will join the firm. His experience and reputation in the health care industry will be a tremendous asset to our firm and clients," remarked William H. Hines, Managing Partner.

Mr. Waring comes to the firm after holding several executive level positions at various health care systems throughout southeast Louisiana. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of North Oaks Physician Group, LLC, an affiliation of North Oaks Health System. In that capacity, Mr. Waring was responsible for all business operations, regulatory compliance activities associated with physician contracting and operations of affiliated group practice, risk management and safety initiatives. He was involved in a variety of governmental and negotiated commercial pay for performance initiatives.

He is an adjunct assistant professor at Tulane University School of Medicine where he lectures and at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He is a current member of the American Health Lawyers Association, American Bar Association and the Louisiana State Bar Association.

About Jones Walker
Jones Walker LLP, with more than 375 attorneys, provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a national and international corporate client base through offices in Alabama, Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio and Texas.

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