Bill Mandell

Firm: Pierce & Mandell, P.C.
Location: Boston - MA

  • 11 Beacon St. Suite 800
    Boston, MA 02108-3002
  • Tel : (617) 720-2444
  • Fax : 617-830-8749

Bill Mandell a co-founder and co-managing Shareholder of Pierce & Mandell, P.C. of Boston, Massachusetts.

He has over 35 years of experience representing health systems, hospitals, medical and dental group practices, physicians, dentists, mental health/substance abuse practices, and other health care practitioners in regulatory transactional and corporate matters on all aspects of health and business law.  His work on behalf of clients includes mergers and acquisitions, including MSO/DSO private equity transactions; practice start-ups, transitions, buy-ins and buy-outs; hospital-physician relationships; reorganizations; joint ventures; risk management; professional contracts, Stark/Anti-Kickback law and other regulatory compliance; concierge, direct primary care, telemedicine, and other alternative medical delivery practices; and medical staff and patient care matters.

In May of 2022, Bill was named one of 22 Massachusetts Health and Life Sciences “Go To Lawyers” by the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. He has been listed as a “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” in Health Law by Boston Magazine and New England Super Lawyers annually for over the past 2 decades. Bill is also included in The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Health Care Law. Best Lawyers® identifies the top 5 % of private practice attorneys nationwide, as determined by peer review.

Bill is the co-author of several publications including, Massachusetts Health and Hospital Law Manual (MCLE 2008, updated 2022); Managing Relationships with Industry A Physician’s Compliance Manual (Academic Press/Elsevier, 2008); and, Making Sense of the Stark Law: Compliance for the Medical Practice, formerly published by the Massachusetts Medical Society.

He has served as co-chair of the Boston Bar Association Health Law Section and is a frequent panelist and speaker in continuing education programs for the bar and other professions associations, including the Massachusetts Medical Society; Yankee Dental Congress/Massachusetts Dental Society; the Massachusetts Psychological Association; and, for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. Bill is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. He has also served on the adjunct faculty at Suffolk University Law School.

A 1982 graduate Cum Laude of Brandeis University, Bill received his juris doctor from Boston College Law School in 1986. Prior to the formation of Pierce & Mandell, P.C. in 1995, he practiced health and business law at two large Massachusetts law firms and also served at the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office.

His volunteer associations include the Advisory Board of the Owen M. Kupferschmid Holocaust/Human Rights Project of Boston College Law School, and he is the President of the Eddie & Alyce Mandell Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc., which awards annual college scholarships to deserving Boston Public School graduates. He currently serves on the national Board of uAspire and has previously served on several other non-profit organization boards.

In his spare time Bill trains for and runs half marathons. So far, he has completed half marathons in 4 different states with more to come.


  • Representing Physicians & Other Health Care Providers, MCLE, presented annually from 2003 to present
  • Legal Issues in Dental Practice Transitions, Yankee Dental Congress, presented annually from 2018 to present
  • Legal Issues for Psychology Practices, Massachusetts Psychological Association Education Program, December 3, 2021


  • Massachusetts Health and Hospital Law Manual, Co-author of the Chapter   “Representing Physicians and Other Practitioners” (MCLE 2008, updated 2022)
  • Managing Relationships with Industry A Physician’s Compliance Manual (Academic Press/Elsevier, 2008)
  • Making Sense of the Stark Law: Compliance for the Medical Practice, Massachusetts Medical Society

Pierce & Mandell, P.C.

Pierce & Mandell, P.C. was founded by Robert Pierce and Bill Mandell in 1995. Bob and Bill met at Boston College Law School, and after graduation continued their professional relationship as associates at the Boston law firm of Widett, Slater & Goldman. Since 1997, Pierce & Mandell’s office has been located at the “Lawyers Building”  – 11 Beacon Street on Beacon Hill: the original home of Boston College Law School from 1929 to 1937.

Pierce & Mandell attorneys handle health and business, litigation, intellectual property, employment law, and real estate matters. The firm’s Health Law Practice is led by Bill Mandell, and his team of practitioners, who have decades of experience in health care transactional and regulatory compliance.  They assist health law clients with the formation or discontinuation of professional and business relationships, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, third party payer investigations and audits, litigation and dispute resolution, as well as, medico-legal matters, including HIPAA/privacy and patient care legal issues.