G. Russell Hill
Attorney / Shareholder

G. Russell Hill

Attorney / Shareholder

Contact Info

   915.546.8221
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Areas of Concentration

Healthcare
Corporate & Securities

Banking, Lending & Financial Institutions

Merger & Acquisitions
Tax
Compensation & Benefits

Education

University of Texas
Juris Doctor
Phi Delta Phi

University of Texas
Bachelor of Arts – Economics
High Honors
Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions & Qualifications

State Bar of Texas

United States District Court
Western District of Texas
Southern District of Texas

United States Court of Appeals
Fifth Circuit

United States Supreme Court




Russell Hill, a ScottHulse attorney for more than 40 years, is a leading El Paso healthcare lawyer. His practice also includes commercial mergers and acquisitions.

Russell’s primary areas of practice are Healthcare law and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). With respect to healthcare transactions, Russell represents clients as to business, contractual, and regulatory concerns affecting healthcare providers. He has been a member of the State Bar of Texas Health Law Council and is an active member of various other healthcare law professionals’ organizations. In the M&A area, he is primarily engaged in the buying and selling of privately held companies and divisions, with such transactions ranging up to $150,000,000.00 in enterprise value.

Russell has the highest Martindale-Hubbell peer rating of AV Preeminent. An AV Preeminent peer rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.

A member of the American Bar Association and the El Paso Bar Association, Russell was selected to serve, and previously served, upon the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.

Russell is actively involved in professional, civic, and charitable organizations. He currently serves as a member of the Renaissance Committee, which is involved in the development of El Paso’s historic downtown area.

In addition, Russell was actively involved in the restorations, renovations, and reopenings of the historic Plaza Theatre and of the Wyler Aerial Tramway; and the return of the Viva! El Paso Shows to the El Paso Region.


Representative Matters

Healthcare Matters and Transactions

  • Represented numerous physicians, dentists, podiatrists, veterinarians, chiropractors, and other healthcare providers in the region with respect to ongoing operations.
  • Represented sellers and purchasers with respect to medical practice acquisition and practice sales.
  • Represented imaging facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, etc.
  • Represented numerous clients regarding the structuring of healthcare joint ventures and contractual relationships in compliance with federal state laws governing referral relationships, including illegal remuneration, Stark, and civil money penalties.
  • Represented numerous healthcare providers with respect to requirements of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”).
  • Represented purchaser in simultaneous purchase of three acute hospitals in large metropolitan area in Texas.
  • Represented seller of acute care hospital in large metropolitan area in Texas.
  • Represented large, public mental health facility with respect to ongoing operations.

Other Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented seller of large regional retail furniture business to nationwide chain.
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition of large insurance brokerage firm.
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition of large regional and multi-state real estate brokerage firm.
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition of two large FM radio stations.
  • Represented owner with respect to ongoing operations and simultaneous sale of television station, AM radio station, and FM radio station.
  • Represented owner with respect to ongoing operations and simultaneous sale of television station and two FM radio stations.
  • Represented purchaser in acquisition of New Mexico radio station.
  • Represented seller in sale of multi-state alcoholic beverages distributorship.

Foundations, Non-Profits, and Exempt Organizations
Represented nonprofit foundation with respect to the largest public/private partnership in the region.

Presentations

2011. Healthcare Law: A Collage of Issues in Healthcare Reform. Lecture presented at ScottHulse Labor & Employment Law Seminar in El Paso, Texas.

Organizations

American Bar Association

El Paso Bar Association

State Bar of Texas Health Law Section

American Health Lawyers Association

El Paso Renaissance Committee

El Paso Community Foundation