Elissa K. Moore Counsel

Elissa focuses on corporate services and transactional and regulatory matters for healthcare providers and companies.

In this capacity, she concentrates on acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, private offerings of securities, governance and corporate formation issues, and joint ventures. She has drafted and assisted with negotiation of purchase agreements and other transaction documents, operating agreements, management agreements, lease agreements and medical director agreements. She has counseled ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals, physician groups and other healthcare providers with respect to Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse laws, the Stark Act, tax-exemption issues and general healthcare compliance issues.

She was a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar from 2000 to 2001.

Experience

Representation of a private equity fund in the multi-million dollar acquisition of an administrative services provider to a multi-site ophthalmology practice in New York.

Represented national ambulatory surgery center management company in acquisitions of surgery centers.

Represented physician-owned hospitals in sales to national acquirers.

Negotiated surgery center lease agreements on behalf of national ambulatory surgery center company.

Represented large physician group in general corporate governance issues and drafting of governance documents, employment agreements, space and equipment leases and purchase documents.

Negotiated management agreement, physician employment agreements and leases in connection with co-management of surgery center by hospital.

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD, Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Health Law, Health Law and Policy Law Review, 2004
  • University of Southampton, MSc, 2002
  • Northwestern University, BS, 2000

Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Association

Member; Young Professional Representative, Mentoring Committee, American Association of Healthcare Lawyers

Member, North Carolina Society of Healthcare Attorneys

  • Illinois
  • North Carolina
  • Speaker, "Buying and Selling Shares in an Ambulatory Surgery Center" and "Five Anti-Kickback and Stark Act Cases," 8th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference, June 8-10, 2010
  • Speaker, "Responding to RAC Audits," 2009 North Carolina Healthcare Provider Conference:Confirming Quality and Cost Challenges, McGuireWoods LLP, September 24, 2009
  • Speaker, "Accelerating Hospital-Physician Collaboration," 7th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference, June 11-13, 2009
  • Speaker, "Buying and Selling Shares in an Ambulatory Surgery Center," 16th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Center Conference, October 2009
  • Speaker, "Successfully Structuring Physician Hospital Joint Ventures - Key Tips for Short and Long Term Success," 15th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Center Conference, October 23-25, 2008
  • Speaker, "ASCs - Current Legal and Regulatory Issues," 14th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Center Conference, October 18-20, 2007
  • Speaker, "Development of an ASC for Interventional Pain Management," American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Society of Interventional Pain Management Surgery Centers, June 23-24, 2007
  • Speaker, "ASCs - Buying and Selling Ambulatory Surgery Centers," 5th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference, June 14, 2007
  • Co-presenter, "Selling an ASC," McGuireWoods LLP Teleconference, May 22, 2007
  • Co-presenter, "Accelerating Hospital-Physician Collaboration," McGuireWoods LLP/Sg2 Webinar, May 2007
  • Speaker, "The Pros and Cons of Hospital-Physician Joint Ventures," McGuireWoods LLP Carolinas Health Forum, April 30, 2007
  • Speaker, "Legal and Business Issues Impacting Ambulatory Surgery Centers," Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Health and Hospital Committee, March 30, 2007
  • Moderator, "Health Care for the Uninsured," Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Health and Hospital Committee Seminars, Spring 2007
  • Speaker, "Selling an ASC," 13th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Center Conference, October 26-29, 2006
  • Moderator, "Litigation Risks in the Purchase and Sale of Health Care Facilities," Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Health and Hospital Committee, Fall 2006
  • Speaker, "The Art of ASC Development - Can We Make It a Science?," American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Societ of Interventional Pain Management Surgery Centers, June 24-28, 2006
  • Speaker, "Legal Issues Facing ASCs," Idaho Association of Ambulatory Surgical Center Association, September 21, 2005
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