Doreen W. Shenfeld

Ms. Shenfeld represents hospitals, medical staffs, medical groups and healthcare systems at all levels in the peer review process, from the initial stages of advising clients in connection with all aspects of the credentialing process, through the preparation for and representation at internal administrative hearings, as well as any court challenges to credentialing decisions. Ms. Shenfeld’s 20 years of experience in complex business litigation, including multiple cases in which she successfully defended peer review damage actions filed against hospitals, medical staffs and individual physicians, bring a unique perspective and ability to guide clients through the process in a way that minimizes the risk of litigation.

Ms. Shenfeld is a regular guest lecturer for USC’s Masters Program in Health Care Administration on the subject of medical staff legal issues, and has taught Continuing Medical Education seminars and given Continuing Legal Education lectures on a variety of medical staff related subjects.

Prior to joining Manatt, Ms. Shenfeld was a senior litigation attorney at several mid-size Los Angeles firms, defending hospitals in a wide range of complex commercial, contract, medical staff, unfair competition and employment matters.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Healthcare, 2) Healthcare Litigation and 3) Litigation
Law School DePaul University College of Law (J.D.,1981)
Education University of Wisconsin (B.A., 1973)
Most recent firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
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