Elaine R. Levin
Elaine R. Levin advises both healthcare providers and growth companies in the healthcare industry. As a corporate and healthcare law attorney, Elaine has over 25 years of experience structuring financings, acquisitions, joint ventures and other affiliations of healthcare providers and businesses. With her unique combination of experience in business deals and healthcare law, she uses a creative, practical approach to structure transactions to achieve the desired business goals as well as comply with the complex healthcare laws. She concentrates on:
Elaine advises healthcare clients on fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, physician ownership and referral, corporate practice of medicine, licensure and other healthcare regulatory issues. She has experience in structuring acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, joint ventures and affiliations of healthcare providers to comply with the changing health care reform legislation. She was a co-author of "Legislative Intervention: The Assembly's 'Anti-Referral' Bill" published in "Northern California Medicine - The Independent Medical Business Newspaper," April, 1992 and a co-author of "Self Referral Laws: Understanding the Limits on Health Care Professionals" published in the "California Business Law Reporter," September 1994. Elaine’s studies at Stanford University focused on health policy and planning. She served as an intern for a semester in the Health Services Planning and Development Department at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, England.
She has represented numerous ambulatory surgical centers, pharmacies, clinical laboratories, ancillary care providers, clinical research organizations, home health and hospice agencies, management service organizations, preferred provider organizations, independent practice associations, medical groups and for-profit and non-profit hospitals. She also has extensive experience in representing medical device, biomedical, biotechnology, life sciences, clinical trials, medical equipment, supply and distribution companies and healthcare products companies and businesses that develop software and information technology for the healthcare industry.
Formerly, Elaine was a partner with Preston Gates & Ellis LLP and Riordan & McKinzie. She also was an attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York City for six years, and Hooper Lundy & Bookman, P.C., a healthcare firm in Los Angeles.
Education & Credentials:
B.A., (Human Biology and Communications), Stanford University, 1979
J.D., IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law (with High Honors, Ranked 1st in Class), 1985
Bar Admissions: California and New York
Mergers and Acquisitions
Advice on Contracting Arrangements
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