Mike, a founding Member of CCBLaw, concentrates his practice in the areas of healthcare law, representing physicians and dentists in strategic planning of complex and diversified ownership, compensation, and management relationships including group practice integration.
Mike counsels healthcare-related businesses and their professional owners regarding operational and transactional matters, including joint ventures, collaborative arrangements and other affiliations, regulatory compliance, acquisitions, mergers and sales of healthcare-related businesses and organizations, as well as employment issues, entity formation, and entity succession planning. He has extensive experience in the area of compliance with state and federal anti-kickback, self-referral ("Stark") and fraud and abuse statutes. Mike advises both large group practices and single owner practices with regard to internal and external management structure, employment matters, income allocation arrangements and day-to-day operations.
Although many of his clients are in the healthcare field, Mike also represents and provides counsel to business professionals in non-healthcare industries in the preparation and negotiation of employment agreements, governance documents and complex income allocation and deferred compensation arrangements.
Mike also has substantial practice experience in transactional banking, representing lenders in all facets of loan transactions and general business law, including preparation and negotiation of shareholders' agreements, employment agreements, licensing agreements, formation documents, and commercial real estate leasing.
- Washington & Lee University, J.D. (cum laude), 1986.
- Siena College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1983.
- Onondaga County Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- Health Law Section
- Business Law Section
- American Health Lawyers Association
- Rated Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell
- Selected to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers List – Upstate Edition