Stephen M. Angelette


Polsinelli PC
2950 N. Harwood
Suite 2100
Dallas, TX 75201

Tel: 214.661.5563


Stephen Angelette is board certified in health law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and recognizes that in today’s ever-changing healthcare landscape, proactively understanding the business challenges clients face can positively impact their outcomes.

Stephen has extensive experience with structuring healthcare arrangements in compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law, as well as other state and federal healthcare laws, and has advised on the healthcare regulatory aspects of hundreds of equity and asset purchases of hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, pharmacies, laboratories, physician groups, and urgent care centers. In addition to transaction structure and evaluation, he provides guidance to healthcare providers and suppliers related to their enrollment and operational compliance with Medicare, Medicaid and various state licensing agencies, and assists in responding to government inquiries, suspensions, or terminations of such facility enrollment or licensure.

He has also represented numerous healthcare providers in establishing clinically integrated networks and accountable care organizations, assisting them with operational issues as well as compliance with the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

Honors, Awards & Recognition
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law, 2024
  • Board certified in health law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Selected for inclusion in both Texas and Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Health Care
  • Selected for inclusion in D Magazine‘s Top 40 Best Lawyers Under 40, 2018
  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., 2010)
    • Certificate in Health Law; Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy
  • University of Arkansas (B.A., cum laude, 2006)
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 2010
  • Texas, 2014
As one of the largest health care practices in the country, Polsinelli attorneys work as a fully integrated practice to seamlessly partner with clients on the whole gamut of issues. We consider it our business to understand the opportunities and challenges that face the health care industry and, more importantly, our clients’ businesses. The firm has built a team that is made up of health care industry experts, including a mix of former in-house counsel at national health care institutions, the FDA, CMS and the Department of Justice.

Recognized as a leader in health care law, Polsinelli Health Care rankings include:

  • National Tier One ranking in Health Care Law by Best Law Firms, 2014-2024
  • Ranked as the 2018 “Law Firm of the Year” in Health Care by U.S. News & World Report for the second time in four years
  • Nationally ranked in Healthcare Law by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, including:
    • Healthcare: The Elite – Nationwide, 2015-2023
    • Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare Nationwide
    • 9 ranked offices
    • 26 ranked attorneys
  • Nationally ranked by the American Health Law Association (AHLA) consistently since 2016, including:
    • Largest health care law firm in the nation by AHLA, 2018, 2021-2022
    • Second-largest health care law firm in the nation by AHLA, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2023
  • Ranked as the third-largest health care law firm in the nation by Modern Healthcare, 2022
Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 20 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, Polsinelli attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight and focus on health care, real estate, finance, technology, private equity, and corporate transactions.