Clayton Northrop



Clayton Northrop

St. Louis, MO


Clay joined Pinnacle in August 2015 and supports consulting engagements through fair market value reviews of physician compensation arrangements, financial modeling and analysis, market research and report development.

Prior to joining Pinnacle, Clay was an attorney at Bryan Cave LLP where he performed all aspects of trial preparation and discovery. One of the most high-profile health law cases Clay worked on was a Federal Trade Commission antitrust second request involving the acquisition of one national healthcare system’s hospital by another.

Clay’s health law experience began back in law school where he served as a legal intern in the general counsel’s office of a medical center in St. Louis, MO. The majority of his time was spent reviewing physician agreements for compliance risk related to potential Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute issues.

Clay earned a BA and a JD with a Health Law Certificate from St. Louis University.

  • Expertise includes Fair Market Value reviews of physician compensation arrangements
  • Analyzes physician agreements for potential compliance risk with Stark Law/Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Worked with Federal Trade Commission on high-profile antitrust case involving acquisition of national healthcare system’s hospital by another
  • JD with a Health Law Certificate from St. Louis University