Paul F. Lawrence advises companies in the health care services industry on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliations, dispositions and complex business transactions.
Paul has developed particular, in-depth knowledge in the representation of hospitals, health systems, pharmacy companies, dialysis companies, private equity firms and governmental and quasi-governmental bodies in the acquisition and divestiture of health care services-related businesses and business lines. These include asset transfers, and stock, merger, joint venture, lease and other affiliation transactions.
Paul serves as lead counsel on high-profile, multi-facility acute care hospital acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, nationally and regionally, as well as a variety of smaller health care services company transactions designed to address the strategic positioning needs of clients.
Paul’s unique focus on mergers and acquisitions in the health care industry has given him the edge that is critical to the successful negotiation, documentation and closing of health industry transactions, including the ability to advise clients on the current trends and customs. He regularly helps clients navigate health care regulatory issues that arise in such transactions.
Paul also advises clients in connection with general corporate matters, general business transactions and the development and negotiation of complex contractual arrangements.