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Marshall Meringola is a member of Winstead's Healthcare Industry Group and focuses on corporate transactions and arrangements within the healthcare industry. He dedicates a significant portion of his practice to advising healthcare providers and healthcare-related entities on a variety of regulatory matters.

Prior to practicing law, Marshall served in the United States Air Force as a healthcare administrator, supporting the ultimate objective of delivering the highest possible quality of care to military members and their families. In this role, Marshall gained domestic and international experience in establishing and maintaining hospital and clinical technology, maximizing patient access to care, achieving operational accreditation compliance, and engaging in patient support services.

Representative Experience 

  • Assisted in the representation of 30+ member physician group in the $90M sale and merger of the group's practice with another physician practice
  • Organized and coordinated due diligence reviews and closing checklists for healthcare-related entities as part of mergers and other stock and asset purchase transactions
  • Prepare contracts and other written agreements related to hospital or clinical operations of a healthcare related entity, including physician and non-physician employment agreements, professional services agreements, management services agreements, medical directorship agreements, and business associate agreements, and other entity affiliation agreements
  • Draft corporate governance documents and private offering documents for small-to-mid size businesses in a variety of industries, including healthcare, investment management, and technology
  • Advise physicians and other professionally licensed healthcare practitioners on a variety of state licensing board matters
  • Develop strategies and analyze existing policies and procedures of healthcare covered entities and business associates to comply with federal and state data privacy and security standards, including HIPAA and HITECH
  • Evaluate potential healthcare data breaches and assist clients in assessing breach notification response obligations
  • Counsel healthcare clients regarding the potential implication of federal and state fraud and abuse laws, including the federal Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, as well as the Texas Anti-Solicitation Statute and similarly adopted state-specific statutes or regulations governing relationships in the healthcare industry
  • Analyze trends and instruct clients with respect to various state laws pertaining to and governing the emerging medical spa and cosmetic medical services industry

Marshall is a contributing writer for Winstead’s Destination Health Law blog. 

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