InterDent Service Corporation (InterDent), a DSO, announced the appointment of Neal Crowley as the company’s General Counsel. InterDent is a provider of non-clinical services to independent dental group practices, supporting over 200 locations under such brands as Gentle Dental, Smile Keepers and Dedicated Dental. H.I.G Capital is InterDent’s private equity capital partner. H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with $21 billion of equity capital under management.
“We’re excited to have Neal join the InterDent team. His track record of guiding DSOs through the complexities of the evolving legal and regulatory environment, combined with his strategic and operational insights, make him uniquely qualified to lead InterDent’s legal efforts,” said InterDent Chief Executive Officer, Marshal Salomon.
Neal briefly worked as a partner in the dental division of Waller Law where he focused on dental support organizations and dental group practices. Prior to Waller, Neal operated his own DSO consulting practice, DSO Law Inc., providing legal and compliance services to DSOs nationwide. He also served as a senior vice president and the chief legal officer of another large dental support organization, Smile Brands Inc., for almost six years. At Smile Brands, Neal provided executive leadership and direction to the company’s legal, compliance, risk management, government affairs, human resources, corporate governance and corporate secretarial functions. A graduate of Indiana University’s Mauer School of Law, he completed his undergraduate education at University of Illinois–Chicago.
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