Karen P. Wackerman is a member of the Business and Finance practice where she focuses on corporate law, investment management regulation and health care law.
Karen assists her clients with an array of business concerns, including formation, shareholder and operating agreements; financings, mergers and acquisitions and business contracts of all kinds.
Karen is frequently called upon to provide general outside counsel services to her clients, including advice regarding corporate governance and corporate secretarial matters. She routinely works with clients in their dealings with federal and state boards and agencies, and helps them with obtaining licenses from state and federal boards and commissions.
She regularly counsels both employers and executives in the negotiation and drafting of employment agreements, severance agreements, consulting agreements, non-compete and restrictive covenant agreements and other employment-related contracts.
Additionally, Karen works with investment management clients on regulatory matters, assisting them in creating investment management firms, forming investment funds, registering investment advisors with state and federal regulators, and creating and implementing effective compliance programs.
Karen also negotiates with the SEC and state regulatory agencies on behalf of clients in enforcement proceedings and licensing matters.
Karen’s health care practice includes working with physicians and physician groups, hospitals and other health care entities.
Karen advises health care clients on regulatory issues, including Stark law, anti-fraud compliance and HIPAA, as well as certificate of need applications.
She is experienced in transactions that include equity and asset purchases and buyouts, affiliations among health care entities, and employment and severance agreement involving health care parties.
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