Lisa Gora is an associate on the Business Law and Healthcare team. She practices general corporate law, including the formation and structure of business entities. She drafts governing documents such as By-Laws, Operating Agreements, Membership Interest Purchase Agreements, and amendments thereto, as well as negotiates stock and asset acquisitions, shareholder and employment agreements, and reviews commercial real estate leases.
Her practice focuses on the representation of healthcare professionals, group practices, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, management service organizations, ambulatory care facilities and nursing homes. More specifically, Ms. Gora regularly analyzes federal and state statutes and regulations in connection with the Anti-Kickback laws, Stark Laws, Board of Medical Examiners regulations, HIPAA, HITECH, self-referrals laws and fraud and abuse laws. Additionally, Ms. Gora advises on corporate transactional matters with respect to the formation and structure of healthcare entities, joint ventures and shareholder-physician agreements.
Ms. Gora is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Health and Hospital Law Section and Business Law Section, the American Health Lawyers Association (“AHLA”), the Middlesex County Bar Association, the New York County Lawyer's Association and the Young Professionals Council of the American Health Lawyers Association.
Area of Emphasis:
Healthcare Regulatory Issues
Physician Employment Arrangements-contract drafting and negotiations
Hospital-Physician Joint Ventures
Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs)
Management Service Organizations (MSOs)
Stock Purchase Agreements
Asset Purchase Agreements
Commercial Real Estate Leases
Counseling Licensors on the Steps They Can Take to Avoid Creating a Franchise Relationship
•New Jersey Healthcare Regulatory Update - April 2014
Articles & Publications:
Decisions, Decisions: Options for the Future of a Medical Practice NJMGMA Fall 2012 Newsletter