Brett is doing exceptional work.

Chambers USA, 2024

Brett Rector focuses his litigation practice on healthcare and commercial disputes. He represents all types of healthcare providers — including for-profit and not-for-profit hospital systems, medical device manufacturers, air ambulance companies, pharmaceutical companies and physician groups — and has helped secure significant awards and settlements for plaintiffs and defendants across the nation. Brett has substantial experience litigating managed care and billing and reimbursement disputes, including in-network and out-of-network suits involving Medicare/Medicaid, state statutory claims and various other pricing disputes. He also has experience litigating cases involving qui tam and alleged false claims, as well as complex commercial matters involving healthcare service agreements, facility agreements, restrictive covenants, employment, real estate and other business disputes.

In addition to his litigation practice, Brett represents healthcare clients in numerous regulatory and compliance matters, including government investigations, medical staff actions and matters relating to alleged violations of HIPAA, as well as federal and state anti-kickback provisions and Stark laws.

Brett is consistently recognized for his work in healthcare, having been ranked by Chambers USA in Texas Healthcare (2023-2024), LawDragon 500X – The Next Generation in Commercial Litigation, especially Healthcare (2023-2024) and by Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch in Commercial Litigation (2021-2024).

Prior to joining Bracewell, Brett was a public-school teacher and teaching coach, served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Michael Urbanski, United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia and was a judicial intern for the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Outside of the practice of law, Brett serves as Chairman of the Board for Ascension Day School.