LVHN announces chief legal officer
Matthew R. Sorrentino
Matthew R. Sorrentino, Esquire, has been appointed chief legal officer at Lehigh Valley Health Network, effective April 30.
Sorrentino, chairman and managing partner of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus PA in Allentown, serves as lead counsel in real estate and commercial acquisition transactions involving institutional health care providers at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus.
Sorrentino has extensive experience in the health care field having led the development and implementation of the Lehigh Valley’s major health care joint ventures. He advised Muhlenberg Hospital Center during its merger with LVHN in the late ’90s, and then became a highly trusted adviser to LVHN. Highlights of his work for LVHN include creation of imaging partnerships, development of Health Network Laboratories Inc., and guiding the mergers of LVH-Hazleton, LVH-Pocono and LVH-Schuylkill.
His general counsel work also includes Anchor Health Properties LLC, a national developer of innovative facilities dedicated to health and wellness.
In his new role, Sorrentino will provide strong counsel for leadership at LVHN. In addition, he will serve an important advisory role as the health network continues to grow and navigate the many changes in health care and complex regulations governing the delivery of health care services both locally and throughout the industry.