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Corinne Smith



720 Brazos Street
Suite 700
Austin, TX 78701
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J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 2003
M.S., Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, 1994, Healthcare Administration
B.S., Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, 1986
State Bar Licenses
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Texas

Corinne Smith


Corinne Smith joined Clark Hill Strasburger's Healthcare Law team after nearly a decade of providing sophisticated legal service to healthcare giants Ascension/Seton Healthcare Family and UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. She held the titles of Director of Legal Services and Chief of Strategic Partnerships and Legal Counsel, respectively and gained in-depth technical knowledge regarding the nuances of:

  • Stark law
  • Anti-Kickback
  • False Claims Act
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements
  • Managed care contracting
  • Licensure and regulatory compliance
  • Public/private partnerships
  • Healthcare operations

Corinne is accustomed to advising clients about complex healthcare transactions, leading physician alignment strategies and contracting, strategic growth and partnership, and hospital and physician practice operations, risk management. Corinne is board certified in healthcare management as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).

Corinne currently serves as the Chair of Clark Hill Strasburger BOLD - Austin, the firm's strategy to promote women within the firm, the legal profession, and the business community.


  • Current Trends in Ethics and Risk Management, Austin Bar Association (July 2019)
  • Potholes on the Road to Compliance, Dallas BOMA Medical Office Building Compliance Seminar (October 2017)
  • The Devil is in the Details: Managed Care Contracting, Healthcare Payments Innovation Conference (February 2017)
  • Responding to a CMS Revocation of Medicare Billing Privileges, San Antonio Medical Group Management Association (February 2017)
  • Denials Management: Data Analytics for Reducing Denials, Healthcare Payments Innovation (February 2017)
  • Improving the Health Status of Your Community, Healthcare Landscape Conference (February 2017)
  • CMS Revocation of Medicare Billing Privileges: How to Respond, Austin Bar Health Law Section Meeting (August 2016)


Named a Best Lawyer in Healthcare by Scene in SA Magazine
Austin Bar Association, Health Law Section, Chair
American College of Healthcare Executives, Fellow
Trinity University, National Alumni Association Board Member
Trinity University, Health Care Administration Department, Annual Fund Chair
Texas General Counsel Forum, Board of Directors, Austin-San Antonio Chapter
Austin Community Foundation, Women's Fund Host Committee
Travis County Women Lawyers Foundation, Fellow
Mass Challenge, Mentor and Judge
NovoThelium, Mentor
Volunteer Legal Services, Volunteer Attorney
Leadership Austin, Graduate, Essentials Class of 2015
Practice Areas
Corporate LawHealthcare Law