William Bernstein, J.D., is a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP. Mr. Bernstein chairs Manatt’s Healthcare Division and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He advises providers, states, and other health care stakeholders on new business models for the organization and payment of health services, the use of health information technology to support new care delivery systems, and on implementation issues resulting from health reform. Mr. Bernstein began his health care career working for the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond J. Pettine, U.S. District Court of Rhode Island. He holds a law degree from the New York University School of Law.