Paul focuses his practice on representing healthcare providers and companies, including hospitals, health systems, physician and dental practices, behavioral health providers, urgent care facilities, laboratories, surgery centers, dialysis facilities, home health providers, DME and medical device companies, Medicare and Medicaid managed care organizations, assisted living facilities, healthcare technology companies, and healthcare entrepreneurs, in corporate, transactional, and regulatory compliance matters.
He also represents lenders, borrowers, and equity sponsors in healthcare-related lending transactions, including senior, mezzanine, and junior credit facilities.
Paul regularly assists healthcare clients with, negotiates, and drafts documents for all manner of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures, affiliations, equity offerings, debt financing, and the acquisition, sale, development, and leasing of improved and unimproved real property. He also advises healthcare clients on general corporate and business matters, capital structure, employment agreements, management and distribution arrangements, commercial and payor contracting, billing and reimbursement disputes, self-disclosures, and regulatory compliance issues, including the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law, state fraud and abuse laws, self-referral, fee-splitting, reimbursement, corporate practice of medicine, state licensure, scope of practice, HIPAA/HITECH and related state privacy and security laws, CLIA, and state laboratory laws.
While earning his law degree at the University of Richmond, Paul served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Roger L. Gregory of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and as a senior staff member on the University of Richmond Law Review, and was also a member of the Walter Scott McNeill Honors Law Society.
Representation of one of the largest privately held surgery center development and management companies in the United States in its acquisition of additional ownership interest in an Alaska-based ambulatory surgery center.
Representation of a national leader in management services in the women’s health sector in a debt restructuring, which included approximately 30 equity holders contributing units to a new holding company in exchange for new units totaling over $30 million in the aggregate.
Representation of a for-profit alliance of hospitals and its parent, a publicly-traded healthcare services company, in the sale of a positron emission and computed tomography (PET/CT) center and cyclotron to a local non-profit cancer hospital.
Representation of a healthcare-focused private equity firm in its acquisition of an Ohio based manufacturing company that produces prosthetic products for amputees.
Representation of Surgical Care Affiliates, one of the largest providers of outpatient surgery in the U.S., in its acquisition of a Southern California-based ambulatory surgery center.
Representation of a diversified healthcare services company in its sale of two home health businesses to one of the largest providers of post-acute healthcare services in the U.S.
Representation of a subsidiary of Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCAI), one of the largest providers of outpatient surgery in the U.S., in its sale of an ambulatory surgery center and the underlying real estate in Bakersfield, CA.
Representation of a for-profit alliance of hospitals and its parent, a publicly-traded healthcare services company, in the sale of certain retail outpatient pharmacies to one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains.
Representation of a leading OB/GYN practice with offices in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area in a multi-million dollar sale to an integrated healthcare delivery company based in the Mid-Atlantic.
Representation of a national for-profit health system in the sale of an occupational health and urgent care center to a leading provider of occupational medicine services.
Member, Business Law and Governance Practice Group, American Health Lawyers Association
Member, Health Law Section; Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Health Law Section; Business Law Section, Virginia Bar Association
Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2021