Todd C. Brower, Former Senior Vice President and General Counsel at St. Joseph’s Health, Joins Frier Levitt as Partner

Press Release – New York/New Jersey, September 18, 2023 Frier Levitt is pleased to announce that Todd C. Brower, former Senior Vice President and General Counsel of St. Joseph’s Healthcare System has joined the firm as a partner in the Healthcare Team. With his extensive experience and unique insights, Mr. Brower is set to bolster Frier Levitt’s healthcare practice, representing hospitals and not-for-profit organizations.

Mr. Brower brings his wealth of knowledge to Frier Levitt, offering legal counsel to hospitals, physicians, physician groups, home health care providers and other healthcare organizations. His practice will focus on regulatory and corporate compliance, acquisitions, affiliations, joint venturing, governance, licensing and reimbursement matters.

Prior to his tenure at St. Joseph’s, Mr. Brower spent over 31 years as a health care attorney with McCarter & English, LLP and Brach Eichler, LLC amassing a wealth of experience in the field.

Mr. Brower has worked with hospitals and health systems with general corporate and regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, compliance and other regulatory matters.  In addition, he has worked extensively with trustees of hospitals and nonprofit organizations to enhance board performance and education. He leverages his extensive health law experience in the representation of medical staffs, physician groups, individual physicians and practitioners with contractual and disciplinary issues, group practice formations, HIPAA compliance and corporate governance.

Furthermore, Mr. Brower has served as a prominent figure in various healthcare and community organizations. He served for a number of years as a member of the New Jersey Hospital Association’s Council on Hospital Governance and served as Board Chairman and Trustee of Essex Valley Healthcare, East Orange General Hospital, and The Foundation for East Orange General Hospital. In addition, he has been an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall Law School and served on the Board of Trustees of Essex Valley Visiting Nurse Association and as a Member of the Board and President of the Glen Ridge Community Fund. 

Daniel Frier, co-managing partner at Frier Levitt, expressed his enthusiasm about Todd Brower joining the team, saying, “We are excited to have Todd on board to assist our healthcare clients. As an in-house counsel and practicing attorney, Todd brings an understanding that very few attorneys have. Firm clients will benefit from his extensive healthcare knowledge and background. Mr. Brower’s experience adds a new dimension to the services we provide.”

“Frier Levitt has an unparalleled reputation in healthcare law. Their commitment to excellence and client-focused approach aligns perfectly with my own values. After 7.5 years as an in-house counsel at a large hospital, I am excited to be returning to private practice allowing me to leverage my experience to benefit a wide range of healthcare clients, and Frier Levitt is the ideal platform for me to do so,” said Mr. Brower. I am excited to contribute my expertise and work alongside the exceptional team here to continue delivering top-notch legal services to our clients in the ever-evolving healthcare landscape.”

Mr. Brower holds a Juris Doctor degree from Saint Louis University School of Law where he was Health Law Editor of the School’s Law Journal.  Mr. Brower earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Emory University.