John P. Rice


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John P. Rice is an attorney in the Firm’s Healthcare and Corporate, Business & Banking groups. Mr. Rice’s practice includes medical staff matters, hospital bylaws and policy matters, healthcare fraud and abuse, professional service and employment contracting, medical office space leasing, and healthcare entity formation, organization and licensing.


  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A., cum laude, 2003
  • University of Pittsburgh, J.D., Certificate of Advanced Study – Health Law, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Professional Organizations

  • Member, Health Care Legislative Subcommittee, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, 2011-present
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County

Projects & Accomplishments

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Health Law Institute – Content Contributor, 2011, 2012

Community Activity

  • Member, Board of Directors, American Heart Association, Great Rivers Affiliate – Lehigh Valley & Berks County
  • Member, Board of Directors, Young Professionals Council, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Lehigh Valley, Class of 2012

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