Alyson M. Leone - New Jersey Business Law Attorney

Alyson M. Leone
Phone: 732.726.7474
Fax: 732.726.6679
Bar Admission:

New York , 2004
New Jersey , 2003

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Education:

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, cum laude, 2003
B.S., SUNY Binghamton University, 2000

Biographical Information:

Alyson Leone is a Shareholder in the Healthcare and Business Law teams at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. Ms. Leone represents physicians, medical practices, ambulatory surgery centers, surgical practices, hospitals, drug rehabilitation facilities, continuing care retirement communities, wellness centers, dentists, dental practices, medical and dental management companies, and nursing homes. She advises clients on corporate transactional matters such as the formation and structure of healthcare entities, corporate practice of medicine issues, joint ventures, shareholder, operating and employment agreements and licensure compliance. Her work often involves analysis of federal and state statutes and regulations, including New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners regulations, New Jersey Department of Health licensing standards, HIPAA, fraud and abuse laws, anti-kickback laws and self-referral (Stark) laws. 

In addition to her healthcare practice, Ms. Leone focuses on general corporate law, including formation and structure of business entities, negotiating and drafting contracts, ownership and asset sales and acquisitions, as well as general corporate counseling. 

Ms. Leone has been recognized as a Leader in Healthcare by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2015-2017. She has also been named as a Rising Star in Health Care by Super Lawyers for 2010-2013 and 2015-2018 and in Best Lawyers in America® in Health Care Law since 2014. In 2017, Ms. Leone was recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal as a New Leader of the Bar, an honor reserved for individuals who have positively impacted the legal community and who “represent the future of the legal profession.”

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Selected Publications:

  • “Clinically Integrated Networks: The New Way for Healthcare Providers to Play Together in the Sandbox,” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine April 2016 issue on Healthcare Reform
  • “Is There Any Escape from My Contract?” June 2014
  • “Term and Termination Provisions,” AHLA Managed Care Handbook
  • “Physician/Hospital Relationships,” AHLA Representing Physicians Handbook
  • “How State Law Issues May Affect Accountable Care Organizations,” AHLA ACO Handbook
  • “Practices Should Be Aware of the Self-Disclosure Protocol,” Medical Group Management Association (“MGMA”) Newsletter, Fall, 2009
  • “The Benefits and Risks of Self-Disclosure Under the Self-Disclosure Protocol,” New Jersey Law Journal, Health Care Supplement, September 14, 2009
  •  “Free Transportation for Patients,” MGMA Newsletter, Spring 2009 issue
  • “Amendments to Codey Law Finally Signed Into Law,” MGMA Newsletter, Winter 2009 issue, Middlesex County Bar Association-Middlesex Advocate Newsletter, and online at www.beckersasc.com/news-analysis/amendments-to-codey-law-finally-signed-into-law.html
  • “OIG Provides New Guidance on Free Transportation,” AHLA Physicians Organization Newsletter, July 2009 issue

Selected Speaking Engagements:

A former teaching assistant for a Corporate Law and Practice class at St. John’s University, Ms. Leone speaks on a number of healthcare and business law topics, including:

  • “Urgent Care Centers: Corporate Practice of Medicine, State Licensure, EMTALA, Reimbursement Compliance,” Strafford webinar, December 20, 2017
  • “Document Drafting: Avoiding Hot Water When Using Boilerplate Provisions, Warranty/Limitation of Damages,” NJ State Bar Association (NJICLE), April 2017
  • “The Business of HealthCare: Navigating the Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine,” AHLA Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute, February 2015
  • “Hospitals, Medical Staffs and Employed Physicians - One Big Happy Family?” National Association Medical Staff Services, March 2011
  • “Health Care Conference: ACOs and Their Impact,” NJSCPA Education Foundation
  • “When to Hold Your Tongue: The Benefits and Risks of Self-Disclosure,” Health Care Compliance Association, Physician’s Practice Compliance Conference, October 2009
  • “Corporate Entities and Ownership Agreements,” Asian-Indian Chamber of Commerce
  • “Medical Records Law in New Jersey, ” Lorman seminar

Professional Associations:

  • New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA): Health Law Section, Chair; Business Law Section, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Physician Organizations Practice Group, Vice Chair
  • Middlesex County Bar Association

Area of Emphasis:
Physician Practices, Chiropractic Practices, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Ambulatory Care Facilities, Hospitals, Contract Drafting and Negotiation, Healthcare Regulatory Issues, Corporate Transactions