Michael is a partner in the firm’s Corporate & Finance practice, a co-chair of the Healthcare practice, and chair of the Hospitals & Health Systems industry team. Health systems and other healthcare industry providers seek Michael’s discerning legal advice in transactional and regulatory law, often serving as outside general counsel to those organizations who lack an in-house legal team. In addition to large healthcare organizations, Michael also advises institutional physician practices, associations and medical device manufacturers. He has a practical, on-point style to working through complex legal issues and his clients appreciate his confident negotiation skills.
As a former healthcare tax consultant with an MBA, Michael provides well-rounded legal advice rooted in solid business practices. He advises on acquisitions, divestitures and joint venture agreements, corporate governance, shareholder agreements, employment agreements and separation arrangements, corporate practice of medicine issues, and other general business and daily operational matters. With 25 years of experience, Michael thoughtful advises on some of the most complicated joint ventures between hospitals and physician groups, ambulatory surgery centers, medical practice sales and acquisitions, medical office leases and buy-side and sell-side health care regulatory due diligence at both the state and federal levels.