Crowe & Dunlevy Welcomes Attorneys Elizabeth Dalton and Craig M. Regens

Firm strengthens two renowned Oklahoma City industry practices

OKLAHOMA CITY – Crowe & Dunlevy is pleased to announce that attorneys Elizabeth Dalton and Craig M. Regens have joined the firm’s Oklahoma City office, further expanding the capacity and capabilities of the firm’s transactional and litigation areas of practice.

Dalton is a director and serves as the Chair of the Healthcare Practice Group. With more than three decades of experience, her practice focuses on issues relating to the healthcare industry for both taxable and nonprofit businesses. She frequently represents clients in a broad range of business transactions, including organization, acquisitions and mergers, secured and unsecured lending, and business contracts. She also advises clients regarding corporate and franchise matters.

Her healthcare practice includes the representation of hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare institutions and providers on matters involving licensing, reimbursement, Medicare and other payer audits and appeals, physician compensation arrangements, antitrust, Anti-Kickback and Stark laws, and fraud and abuse. She has also been involved in the development of healthcare facilities and the structuring of affiliations and joint ventures for healthcare providers.

Dalton received her juris doctor from Southern Methodist University and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia.

Regens, a shareholder and member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources, and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups, concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights, energy and environmental litigation, oil and gas transactions, and commercial litigation.

He frequently represents oil and gas companies and financial institutions in chapter 11 bankruptcies and in matters involving the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas assets through bankruptcy court and private sales. He also has significant experience representing business entities, including special purpose entities, in a variety of energy-related, commercial, and general business litigation in federal, state, and administrative courts.

Regens earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law, his Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oklahoma.

“The Firm is thrilled to add Elizabeth and Craig to their respective practice groups,” said Adam Childers, President and CEO of Crowe & Dunlevy. “As the new Healthcare Practice Group Chair, Elizabeth’s experience and leadership elevates a noted and well-recognized practice. Craig’s arrival further cements the Energy, Environment, & Natural Resources Practice Group as one of the most established in the state and the surrounding region. Our clients will benefit greatly from his experience while adding increased bench strength in critical areas of the practice.”