Linda Stimmel is currently a Partner at Wilson Elser leading the firm’s Healthcare practice in Louisville and Dallas.  Prior to Wilson Elser, Ms. Stimmel was the founding Partner Stewart Stimmel LLP with offices in Dallas and Louisville. Founded in 2000 Ms. Stimmel and her team at Stewart Stimmel LLP provided representation to hospitals, physicians and various non-physician healthcare providers in operational, regulatory, transactional and litigation matters. Her healthcare practice also encompasses risk management, liability defense, peer review and credentialing, as well as employment contract matters. In addition, hospitals frequently seek Ms. Stimmel’s guidance on issues involving their day-to-day operations and delivery of care. She is also  Co-Chairman of the law firm’s National Healthcare practice.

Clients benefit from Ms. Stimmel’s 20 years as a healthcare lawyer and from the business acumen she developed in her former career as a corporate executive for a global company. Having experience as both attorney and client, Ms. Stimmel maintains an uncommon ability to analyze as well as anticipate the needs of healthcare providers and institutions. Ms. Stimmel received her JD in Healthcare Law from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.