P:. (619) 209-3000
F: (619) 209-3043
Michael represents clients in business, health care and intellectual property transactions. He provides strategic planning and advice to business owners, assisting them with entity selection, formation and ongoing operational and corporate governance issues. Michael also negotiates and prepares a wide range of commercial contracts and provides assistance with federal and state securities regulation compliance and filings.
A substantial portion of his practice is dedicated to the representation of health care providers. Michael provides legal analysis, guidance and training to ensure his clients adhere to the numerous statutes, regulations and other state and federal requirements applicable to their practices, including Stark, PORA, anti-kickback, antitrust, Knox-Keene, insurance and HIPAA regulations. Michael works with independent practice associations, medical groups and individual providers (including ancillary service providers) to form their professional corporations and partnerships, to establish clinics and surgery centers and to structure joint venture arrangements with hospitals and others.
He also has experience negotiating and preparing a wide range of health care agreements, including employment and independent contractor services agreements, recruitment and relocation agreements, management and billing services agreements, medical equipment lease and purchase agreements and medical director agreements.
Advisory Services, Affiliation Agreements, Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASCs)/Surgical Facility, Buy/Sell Agreements, Corporate Formation, Due Diligence, Employment, Shareholder and Partnership Agreements, Endoscopy Center, Healthcare Real Estate, Imaging Center, Joint Ventures, Licensure, Management companies, Mergers, Physician Practice/Physician Organization Transactions, Physician Representation, Private Placements & Syndications, Radiation Oncology Center, Raising Capital/Corporate Finance, Securities, Strategic Alliances, Urgent Care Centers/Freestanding Emergency Rooms