- Practice focuses on physicians, dentists and other health care providers in business transactions and regulatory compliance matters
- Represents health care professionals in forming, maintaining, and selling their clinical practices, real estate investments, ambulatory surgical centers, and other joint ventures.
- Assists clients in structuring transactions to comply with federal anti-kickback and Stark laws, as well as state anti-rebate, self-referral, and corporate practice of medicine laws
- Significant experience in drafting and negotiating operating agreements, asset purchase and sale agreements, management agreements, and employment agreements
Presentations and Publications
Co-Chair, 2020 WSSHA Spring Conference Webinar, Washington State Society of Health Care Attorneys, May 1, 2020
Author and Presenter, What Washington’s New Law on Noncompete Covenants Means for Health Care Workers, Washington State Bar Association, Health Law Section, October 2, 2019
Author, What Washington’s New Law on Noncompete Agreements Means for Physicians, NWSidebar, April 12, 2019
Author, New Washington State Law Upsets Noncompetition Covenants in the Health Care Community, Healthcare News, August 6, 2019
Author and Presenter, Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine in Washington, Washington State Bar Association, Health Law Section, July 25, 2019
Co-Chair, WSBA Washington Health Law Primer, Part 1, Washington State Bar Association, Health Law Section, March 21, 2019
Author, Stricter Health Dept. Rule Hikes Cost for New Walk-in Surgery Centers, NWSidebar, April 6, 2018.
Author, New Opportunities for Dental Practices and Dental Support Organizations, MPBA Blog, May 8, 2017.
Author and Presenter, Changes to Exempt Employee Pay: Protect Yourself, Washington State Dental Laboratory Association, October 21, 2016.
Author and Presenter, Negotiating Your Employment Contract with Confidence, American Medical Association, September 30, 2016.
Author and Presenter, Key Issues and Traps When Evaluating Employment Agreements, 38th Annual Advanced Practice in Primary and Acute Care Conference, November 6, 2015.
Author and Presenter, Key Issues and Traps When Evaluating Employment Agreements, Professional Development Seminar Family Medicine Resident, October 23, 2015.
Author, Victory for Physicians Defending against Medical Malpractice Actions, MPBA Blog, May 9, 2015.
University of Washington School of Law – Seattle, WA
Juris Doctor with High Honors, Order of the Coif, 2008
Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, Editorial Board
University of Washington, School of Business Administration – Seattle, WA
Bachelor of Arts, Finance Concentration; Magna Cum Laude, 2003
Professional Recognition and Awards
Top Rated Health Care Attorney in Seattle and Rising Star 2013 – 2018, Super Lawyers
Superb Attorney Rating – Avvo
Professional and Community Associations
Washington State Bar Association
King County Bar Association
Health Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association, Executive Committee
Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys, Member of Board of Directors
American Health Lawyers Association