Who We Are

Firm principals include B. Sonny Bal, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and attorney, and Lawrence H. Brenner, an accomplished litigator with over 30 years of experience litigating cases on the trial and appellate level. Both principals have teaching appointments at leading university medical centers, and are internationally acclaimed educators. Both are widely published authors in the field of orthopaedic law.

Medical professionals share the common goal of patient welfare and safety. But, each medical specialty has its unique health law concerns. BalBrenner is dedicated to understanding the clinical and legal concerns encountered by orthopaedic professionals. This focus allows our firm to be a powerful advocate for our orthopaedic clients.

Partners

Overview

  • MD, JD, MBA
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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  • Legal consultant to multi-hospital systems
  • Litigator in complex civil and criminal cases
  • Educator at major academic centers

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Staff

Jason Brenner

Attorney/Counselor

Overview

  • Extensive federal criminal practice
  • Corporate transactional work
  • Health law litigator

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Alison Brenner

Director of Education

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  • Health services researcher
  • Experienced in quantitative and qualitative research and analysis methods

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What People Are Saying About BalBrenner

  • ...Mr. Brenner is an exceptionally engaging individual. He presents his material in an articulate manner that invites resident participation, stimulates their thought processes, and leads them, in a Socratic manner, to the "Aha!!" phenomenon. In short, he is a consummate teacher.
    John M. Harrelson, MD
    Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University
  • The contemporary orthopaedic surgeon faces unprecedented challenges, clinically, legally and ethically. Dr. Bal has emerged as a leader in assisting orthopaedic surgeons in meeting these challenges...
    Ramon Jimenez, MD
    Former President, Western Orthopaedic Society
  • I would like to express my appreciation on behalf of the entire faculty of the University of Texas-Southwest Medical School, Department of Orthopaedics, for your sponsorship of the program led by Mr. Larry Brenner. He was clearly the most outstanding speaker we had this year at our Orthopaedic Grand Rounds.
    Robert W. Bucholz, MD
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center