Daniel B. Frier

Daniel B. Frier, Esq. co-founded Frier Levitt in 2000, and serves as the Chair of the firm’s Healthcare Group. With nearly 30 years of experience, he has built a strong reputation for his knowledge representing healthcare organizations in transactional, regulatory and corporate matters.  His diverse client base includes large medical practices, individual physicians, clinically integrated networks, private equity investors, ambulatory care facilities, management services organizations (MSOs), physician-owned pharmacies and dispensaries, managed care organizations, non-profit healthcare organizations, healthcare technology companies, hospitals, hospital medical staffs and laboratories.

Dan provides clients with strategic guidance on how to adjust their operations to keep pace with the quickly changing healthcare industry. He advises them on a wide range of issues, including navigating complex mergers, acquisitions, and consolidations, and forming management service organizations.  He represents buyers and sellers in acquisitions of healthcare facilities, physician practices and ancillary businesses.

Dan represents clients in regulatory matters before state and federal agencies as well as investigations by professional boards. He counsels them on matters including federal Stark and Anti-kickback laws and regulations. His extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry allows him to offer practical and innovative solutions, including structuring value-based enterprises (VBEs) that comply with Stark Law’s VBE exception and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute’s (AKS’s) VBE safe harbor. 

He is a passionate advocate for his healthcare clients, proactively defending their interests before Congress, congressional leaders, and federal agencies on policy and legislative issues that impact their ability to conduct business effectively.

Dan’s work in healthcare law has been recognized by various industry publications and organizations. He was named a Top Health Care Attorney by The New York Times and received the Leading Lawyer Award from The Ambulatory M&A Advisor for four consecutive years.  In 2023, he was also honored as one of the “Leaders in Law” by NJBIZ.


  • Temple University School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude
    • Editor – Temple Law Review
  • Franklin & Marshall College, B.A.


  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • State of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania



  • Presenter, Community Oncology Alliance (COA)’s 2023 Community Oncology Conference on “What Every Practice Needs to Know: The NEW Value-Based Enterprise,” March 2023.
  • Presenter, Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) on “Value-Based Enterprises (VBEs) – A New and Improved Provider Network,” Webinar, November 2022.
  • Presenter, Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC)’s 2022 Educational Summit & Program on “Understanding the Value-Based Enterprise,” October 2022.
  • Presenter, New Jersey Doctor Patient Alliance (NJDPA)’s 3rd Annual Independent Physicians Summit: Physician Workforce Protection on “Tips for Negotiating with Hospitals,” May 2022.
  • Presenter, U.S. Women’s Health Alliance (USWHA)’s 2022 Spring Conference on “Legislative Focus: Hospitals Unfairly Compete with Private Practices,” May 2022.
  • Presenter, “How to Protect Your Practice and Your License from Liability,” Webinar, March 2022.
  • Presenter, Interdisciplinary Conference on Ophthalmic Surgery (ICOS), “Fraud and Abuse: What Ophthalmologists Need to Know to Protect Their Practice,” December 2021
  • Presenter, Interdisciplinary Conference on Ophthalmic Surgery (ICOS), “Physician Consolidation Models,” December 2021.
  • Presenter, “Dealing with Problem Physicians in an ASC Setting,” Webinar, July 2021.
  • Presenter, “Using Your Head: Avoiding Common Pitfalls When Responding to Audits and Document Requests,” Webinar, February 2021.
  • Panelist, Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC)’s 2020 Educational Summit & Program on “Telemedicine: The Role of Technology and Changing Laws in the Delivery of Cancer Care,” November 2020.
  • Panelist, Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC)’s 2020 Educational Summit and Program on “Legal Issues Around Structuring Value Based Contracts (‘VBC’),” November 2020.
  • Presenter, “Management Services Organizations (MSO): More Relevant Now Than Ever Before,” Webinar, October 2020.


Leading Lawyer Award Leading Lawyer Award: Top Healthcare Transaction Lawyers of 2015 Leading Lawyer Award: Top Healthcare Transaction Lawyers of 2016

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