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 Associate on the Business Law, Healthcare, and Cannabis Law 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,  substance use treatment facilities, mental health facilities (outpatient and inpatient), 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, she 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 contributed her time and efforts in various writing and/or editing capacities as follows:

  • “AHLA Representing Physicians Handbook,” Fourth Edition, Coordinating Editor
  • “The Legal and Operational Guide For Free Medical Clinics,” AHLA and the American Medical Association Foundation, Co-Author and Coordinating Editor, September 2015
  •  “Hiring a New Doctor? Key Provisions For a Medical Practice to Include in Their Employment Agreements,” New Jersey Medical Group Management Association (NJMGMA), Spring 2015 Newsletter
  • “Counseling Licensors On the Steps They Can Take To Avoid Creating A Franchise Relationship,” New Jersey Law Journal, October 2014
  • “Decisions, Decisions: Options for the Future of a Medical Practice,” NJMGMA, Fall 2012 Newsletter
Ms. Gora frequently provides lectures on ownership in entities (buying-in and separating therefrom) and the issues to consider. She also 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 as a Vice Chair on the Medical Staff, Credentialing, and Peer Review Practice Group of AHLA and also is on the Board of the Health and Hospital Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.  

Rankings/Recognitions:

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2018

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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
Cannabis

Languages:

Fluent in Polish

Memberships:

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