Gary is co-founder of the firm and heads the firm’s health care and corporate practice. He has been instrumental in the development of the firm’s representation of physicians and other health care providers.
Gary focuses on assisting clients in the selection of a corporation, partnership, or limited liability company for the start-up of their business to achieve their desired business objectives. He works closely with clients in all phases of their business, providing counseling with respect to financing needs, compensation, and ownership succession arrangements, as well as structuring and negotiating merger and acquisition transactions and resolving management and governance disputes among owners.
The firm’s health care practice encompasses the full range of business and regulatory matters facing clients in the health care industry. Gary has extensive business and corporate transaction experience and understands the challenges facing those clients doing business in the complex health care regulatory environment. He assists clients with managed care contracting arrangements and the formation, affiliation and consolidation of medical groups, independent practice associations, and management services organizations. He also works with clients to develop joint venture arrangements, affiliations with hospital foundations, and assists medical groups in unwinding unsuccessful affiliations.
Gary has been recognized as a San Diego Super Lawyer in 2007-2012. He has been recognized for his securities and corporate finance practice as well as his health care and general business and corporate practices. Gary was also recognized as a San Diego Top Attorney for his commercial, corporate and business practice in 2006, 2013-2021.
Honors & Awards
- San Diego Top Attorney 2006, 2017-2021
- 2017 Client Choice™ Awardee for Health Care and Life Science
- Super Lawyers, 2007-2012
Memberships & Community Involvement
- American Health Lawyers Association
- California Society of Healthcare Attorneys
- San Diego County Bar Association