Lisa Gora - Business Law and Healthcare Attorney in NJ

Lisa Gora
Phone: 732-855-6124
Fax: 732-726-4715
Bar Admission:

New Jersey, 2013

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Education:

New York Law School; J.D., 2012
Rutgers University; B.A., cum laude, 2007
Phi Beta Kappa

Biographical Information:

Lisa Gora is an attorney on the Business Law and Healthcare teams at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer PA.  Her healthcare practice focuses on the representation of healthcare professionals as well as, group practices and other healthcare entities, including but not limited to, hospitals, academic medical centers, ambulatory surgery centers, management service organizations, ambulatory care facilities and nursing homes. More specifically, Ms. Gora provides healthcare related advice to healthcare professionals and entities and regularly analyzes federal and state statutes and regulations in connection with the federal Anti-Kickback law and Stark Law, New Jersey’s Codey Law and other state-specific self-referral laws, the federal False Claims Act as well as the New Jersey False Claims Act, Board of Medical Examiners regulations, HIPAA, HITECH, licensing and reimbursement issues, and other fraud and abuse laws.  Additionally, Ms. Gora advises on corporate transactional matters with respect to the formation and structure of healthcare entities, including joint ventures and affiliation agreements.  She also reviews and prepares physician employment agreements.

Ms. Gora has also contributed her time and efforts in various writing and/or editing capacities as follows: (i) she was the coordinating editor for the Fourth Edition update to AHLA’s Representing Physicians Handbook; (ii)  she was a co-author and coordinating editor of several chapters in The Legal and Operational Guide For Free Medical Clinics which was co- published in September 2015 by AHLA and the American Medical Association Foundation; (iii) she co-authored the following articles: (A) "Decisions, Decisions: Options for the Future of a Medical Practice" published in the New Jersey Medical Group Management Association (“NJMGMA”) Fall 2012 Newsletter; “Hiring a New Doctor? Key Provisions For a Medical Practice to Include in Their Employment Agreements” published in the NJMGMA Spring 2015 Newsletter; and (B) “Counseling Licensors On the Steps They Can Take To Avoid Creating A Franchise Relationship” published in the October 2014 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal.  Ms. Gora also frequently provides lectures to residents and fellows of differing residency programs at medical universities within New Jersey and New York regarding the key components to physician-employment agreements and how to equitably negotiate such terms. Some of the medical centers she has presented at are:  Columbia University Medical Center (NY), Mount Sinai Hospital (NY), Bronx VA Medical Center (NY), and Monmouth Medical Center (NJ).

Ms. Gora serves on the Young Professionals Council (“YPC”) of the American Health Lawyers Association (“AHLA”) for the third consecutive year and holds the position of Social Media Coordinator for Medical Staff, Credentialing, and Peer Review Practice Group of AHLA and the Health and Hospital Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.  She is also the YPC liaison to the Women’s Leadership Institute of AHLA.  She graduated from New York Law School. 

She speaks fluent Polish.


Area of Emphasis:

Healthcare Regulatory Issues

Physician Employment Arrangements-contract drafting and negotiations
Physician Practices
Hospital-Physician Joint Ventures
Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs)
Management Service Organizations (MSOs)
Stock Purchase Agreements
Asset Purchase Agreements
Operating Agreements
Commercial Real Estate Leases

Languages:

Fluent in Polish

Memberships:

American Health Lawyers Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York County Lawyers Association