Health Care Counseling

Much Shelist provides health care clients with effective legal counsel in the full range of business, operational and administrative issues they face every day. Whether advising clients on specific projects and initiatives or acting as outside general counsel, we draw on our attorneys in the Health Care group and from throughout the firm to deliver business-oriented solutions. We have particular experience assisting entrepreneurs and investors in identifying growth opportunities and launching new business initiatives, including providing advice regarding choice of entity, sources of investment and financing, partnership and shareholder issues, taxation and other early stage concerns.

Effective employment and vendor relationships are a major component of every successful business endeavor. We regularly advise health care clients on human resources issues such as employee benefits, compensation, payroll, workers' compensation, non-discrimination, anti-harassment, management and other policies and procedures. We negotiate and document employment, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements with key providers, including physicians, nurses, residents and other ancillary service providers, as well as for researchers, administrative personnel, senior management and executives. Our attorneys advise company executives and board members on all matters relating to governance, regulatory compliance, reimbursement and reporting. We also counsel clients on the full range of managed care, vendor, licensing and other third-party contracts.

Our real estate and construction law attorneys are well versed in the myriad legal, financing and regulatory issues relating to new infrastructure projects in the health care industry. These attorneys work in conjunction with our Health Care group to assist clients at every stage of the process, including design, financing, obtaining certificates of need, construction, project delivery and project management.

Our intellectual property attorneys regularly counsel clients on patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, and unfair competition. We provide clients with comprehensive services in the creation and protection of their intellectual property assets.

Our insurance coverage attorneys, provide clients with assistance in the complex area of insurance coverage counseling, risk management and insurance claims litigation and dispute resolution.