Practice Areas

Healthcare Regulatory

Our attorneys have advised healthcare providers on virtually all aspects of healthcare regulation, including compliance with anti-self-referral and anti-kickback laws, government and private-payor reimbursement law, privacy regulation, facility licensure and certification, professional licensure, unusual service arrangements and practitioner recruitment.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Our attorneys have represented the buyer or the seller in many different business acquisitions and dispositions, involving such target companies as:

  • Large medical group with multi-state practice;
  • Independent medical groups of all sizes;
  • Surgery centers, clinical laboratories, imaging centers, and other ancillary health services providers;
  • Hospitals and hospital systems;
  • Interests in land development company for luxury hotel development;
  • Provider of high-tech compounding pharmacy practice distributing compounded medications on a nationwide basis;
  • Pioneer provider of telemedicine services;
  • Many acquisitions of outdoor advertising businesses;
  • Technology companies;
  • Provider of high-tech compounding pharmacy practice distributing compounded medications on a nationwide basis;
  • Pioneer provider of telemedicine services;
  • Many acquisitions of outdoor advertising businesses; and
  • Technology companies.

We believe we are well-suited for acquisitions in the range of $1,000,000 to $100,000,000. All of our attorneys have M&A experience.

Hospital / Physician and Other Joint Ventures

Our attorneys have extensive experience structuring and forming joint ventures between physicians and/or medical groups, hospitals, medical foundations and management companies and the review of ancillary arrangements for management, professional, and billing services. S&G attorneys have also advised investors concerning restructuring of such ventures including recapitalizations, interspecies mergers and tender offers.

Healthcare Contracting

Our attorneys are experienced in virtually all types of healthcare provider contracting. We have frequently prepared and negotiated physician recruitment arrangements, simple and complex professional services agreements, call coverage agreements, key vendor agreements, management services agreements, administrative services agreements involving quasi-professional services, and employment agreements for healthcare professionals.

Securities Law Compliance

Our attorneys are deeply grounded in a sophisticated securities law practice. We have handled numerous syndications and private offerings, primarily in the real estate and healthcare sectors. We have represented clients involved with venture capital and private equity financings. Our attorneys have experience with the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including IPOs, Rule 144, Regulation D, Rule 701, Section 12(g) registration obligations, Form 15 and going private issues, proxy statement and issuer self-tender offer issues and consideration of Regulation A+.

Capital Formation and Business Start-Up

Our attorneys have represented investors and emerging businesses in a wide variety of capital formation transactions, including advice concerning choice of entity, design of equity incentive compensation plans, negotiations over investor rights, angel and venture capital transactions, recapitalization transactions, and financings in an insolvency context.

Professional Corporation Representation

Our attorneys have advised providers on the formation and operation of professional corporations, including professional corporations with hundreds of shareholders operating in multiple states.

Restructurings

Our attorneys have assisted clients in restructurings in a wide variety of contexts: changes to capital structures, buy-outs, governance provisions, interspecies mergers and tender offers.

Nonprofit Organizations

Our attorneys have advised nonprofit corporations whose activities are regional in scope on corporate governance, unrelated business income taxation, relations with for-profit subsidiaries, legal aspects of valuation issues, interested director transactions, maintenance of tax-exempt status, joint venturing, and a full range of business transactions.

Intellectual Property Licensing

Our attorneys have represented licensors and licensees in the development of end-user agreements, software development agreements and licenses, franchise agreements, software distribution and resale agreements, legal aspects of the valuation of intellectual property, and routine service mark and trade secret transactions.

Healthcare Litigation Support

Our attorneys have experience working with litigation counsel providing specialized healthcare expertise in the area of fraud and abuse, antitrust, restrictive covenants, billing and reimbursement, and the corporate practice of medicine.

Complex Dispute Resolution

Our attorneys have assisted clients with the confidential settlement of complex business transactions.

Outside General Counsel

Our clients often ask us to act as their outside General Counsel. In that capacity, we often engage and monitor other professionals.