Frank Fanshawe Joins Wilson Elser's Albany Health Care Practice

ALBANY, NY (05/15/2013)(readMedia)-- National law firm Wilson Elser is pleased to announce that Frank Fanshawe, a well-known figure in the Capital District health care community, has joined the firm's Albany office as a partner with its Health Care practice.

Mr. Fanshawe has more than 20 years experience handling health care matters with an emphasis on corporate and government affairs, compliance and public policy. He has held prominent leadership positions, including vice president of corporate affairs, vice president of government affairs and chief compliance officer at MVP Health Care.

"We are honored to have Frank join the Wilson Elser family," said Kenneth L. Shapiro, regional managing partner of the Wilson Elser's Albany office. "Health care is one of the most dynamic and rapidly evolving areas of law. He offers our clients and attorneys in the Capital District an exceptional depth of knowledge and experience in this area."

Mr. Fanshawe is an active board member of Girls Inc. and Junior Achievement of Northeastern New York, a former board member of the Albany Symphony Orchestra, a former board member of the AHIP Executive Leadership Program, a member of the New York State Bar and American Health Lawyers Associations, and an active member of the NYS Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities.

Mr. Fanshawe earned a Bachelors of Science from State University of New York at Oneota (1987) and his Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School (1991).

About Wilson Elser

Wilson Elser, a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm ( serves its clients with nearly 800 attorneys in 24 offices in the United States and through a network of affiliates in key regions globally. Founded in 1978, it ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms. Wilson Elser serves a growing, loyal base of clients with innovative thinking and an in-depth understanding of their respective businesses.

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