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Richard Emery Verville, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1965, Washington 1973. Recipient Distinguished Service award, Department of Health, 1972, Association Rehabilitation Research Centers, 1979, Gold Key award, American Congress Rehabilitation Medicine, 1979, Distinguished Public Service award, American Academy Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1987, Charles Best medal, American Diabetes Association, 1988.


Verville, Richard Emery was born on March 21, 1939 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Richard Laurier and Ruth Eames (Emery) Verville.


Williams College (Bachelor of Arts, 1961). Columbia University (Bachelor of Laws, 1964).


Worked at Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville, P.C. (Washington, DC) specializing in Health Care and Hospital Law. Antitrust, Taxation and Corporate Law. Litigation. Legislative law.

Admitted to the bar, 1965, Massachusetts. 1973, District of Columbia and United States. District Court of Massachusetts.

Special Assistant to Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1970. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1971-1973. Member: The District of Columbia Bar.

Boston and American (Chairperson, Committee on Health and Human Services, 1978-1980) Bar Associations. Under the umbrella of "health law," the Firm's practice encompasses a broad array of legal topics and issues affecting hospitals, hospital associations, multi-hospital systems, provider associations, home health agencies, physicians and other health care professionals, alternative delivery systems, organ procurement organizations, purchasers of health care services, and health-related businesses. Indeed, with the exception of medical malpractice, the Firm renders legal services on virtually all of the critical legal issues encountered by health care sector participants today.


Member diabetes trial policy advisory committee National Institutes of Health. Board directors Coalition Health Funding. Member National Urban Coalition Advisory Council.

Member of American Bar Association (chairman health education committee), National Health Lawyers Association, Boston Bar Association, Federal Bar Association.


Married Marcia McCord, October 23, 1982. 1 child Alexandria Laurier.