Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., announced that Dee Harleston as joined the firm as an associate in the Business Services and Health Care practice groups, based in the firm’s St. Louis office.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dee to our firm in St. Louis,” said Greensfelder President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin T. McLaughlin. “Dee has valuable industry experience and insights that will help our health care provider clients manage their complex legal and administrative challenges.”
Harleston (shown) assists organizations, including hospital systems and other health-care providers, with corporate and regulatory matters. His practice includes ensuring compliance with federal and state laws, drafting and reviewing agreements, and all aspects of health care transactions.
Previously, Harleston worked in-house at several large health-care systems. His experience also includes public relations work for business, government and health-care clients, as well as roles in state and congressional politics, including work on Medicaid expansion and telehealth issues.
In 2018, Harleston was the first participant in Greensfelder’s Diversity Fellowship program for first-year law students who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity.
Harleston received his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law. He also holds a Master of Public Health from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Science from Belmont University.
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., founded in 1895, is a full-service law firm with offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Southern Illinois.