Maggie Parker Neusel


Maggie is a health care, litigation and transactional attorney. Her engagements in the healthcare industry cover a broad range of issues, and her extensive work on behalf of healthcare providers has included:

  • Organizing and structuring joint ventures, including hospitals, physicians’ groups, hospices, medical equipment and supply companies, and home health agencies.
  • Performing internal audits of healthcare providers resulting in self-disclosures to state and federal agencies.
  • Interpreting and analyzing compliance with state and federal anti-fraud and abuse statutes and applicable regulations, including Stark laws and anti-kickback statutes.

Prior to joining Jay Old & Associates, Maggie was Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel to a multi-state healthcare system. While in-house, Maggie focused on compliance and regulatory matters as well as a wide variety of healthcare operational and transactional issues. She is highly experienced in defending employers against claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Texas Workforce Commission.

Maggie began her legal career as a litigation and transactional attorney with Provost Umphrey Law Firm in Beaumont, Texas, serving as outside counsel to several financial institutions and local governmental entities. She has represented clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including insurance disputes, business litigation and serious personal injury cases.

Her transactional work has ranged from simple to complex transactions, including corporate and entity formation, general business matters, and multi-million dollar mergers, divestitures and acquisitions.

Maggie earned a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors from Lamar University in 1995. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Texas School of Law in 1998 and is admitted to practice in Texas.

Practice Emphasis

  • Business litigation and transactions
  • Compliance counseling and defense
  • Employment and wage disputes
  • Fraud and abuse
  • Healthcare litigation and transactions
  • Healthcare operations
  • Insurance litigation
  • Licensure and accreditation
  • Medical staff governance, credentialing and peer review
  • Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1998
  • The Review of Litigation, 1996 – 1998; Technical Editor, 1997 – 1998
  • Internship with Justice J. Woodfin (“Woodie”) Jones, Texas Third District Court of Appeals, 1997 – 1998
  • Student Editor, Mass Media Law: Cases and Materials (Foundation Press, 6th ed., 2000, David A. Anderson, et al.)
  • Lamar University, Bachelor of Science with honors, 1995

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas, Health Law and Corporate Counsel Sections
  • The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association

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