Jay D. Christensen has been a general healthcare and hospital law practitioner in California for more than twenty years. He represents hospital and medical staff clients in physician discipline and antitrust matters at the administrative, trial court, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court levels. His healthcare practice also includes extensive experience relating to medical staff self-governance, commercial transactions, contract drafting and disputes. He has represented a number of managed care contracting entities, IPA management entities, physician practice groups and management service organizations.
Mr. Christensen is a past chair of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section Healthcare Subcommittee on Relationships Among Professionals, and has participated actively in programs sponsored by the American Bar Association, California Hospital Association and other professional organizations. He has lectured extensively and has published articles in a number of healthcare publications. Mr. Christensen has taught Legal Issues in Health Care Delivery at the University of Southern California School of Public Policy Administration.
Mr. Christensen received his BS, cum laude, in economics from Brigham Young University in 1971 and his JD, cum laude, from the University of Utah College of Law in 1975, where he was Associate Editor of the Utah Law Review.