Peter A. Greenbaum - Business Law and Healthcare Attorney in NJ

Peter A. Greenbaum
Phone: 732.855.6426
Fax: 732.726.6589
Bar Admission:

New York, 1997
New Jersey, 1996

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J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, cum laude, 1996
B.S., B.A., University of Delaware, 1993

Biographical Information:

Mr. Peter Greenbaum is a Shareholder in the Business Law and Healthcare groups at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. For over 20 years, clients from many business sectors have relied on Mr. Greenbaum’s skilled advice to bring their transactions from start-up and early-stage through maturity and exit.

In connection with his business law practice, Mr. Greenbaum represents businesses of all sizes and structures, including both private and public companies as well as family owned businesses, in a full range of business matters and transactions. Among other responsibilities, Mr. Greenbaum focuses on mergers and acquisitions, representing both buyers and sellers; entity formation and structuring, including stockholder agreements and joint venture agreements; employment agreements, consulting agreements and restrictive covenant agreements; and separation and dissolution issues. In addition, he has extensive experience with a broad range of business sectors, such as preparing and negotiating all associated contracts for the service sector; preparing distribution and manufacturing agreements for the manufacturing sector; and preparing licensing and development agreements for the software and technology sector, to name a few.

As a well-respected health care attorney, Mr. Greenbaum provides regulatory and corporate advice to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, physicians, professional practices, dentists, chiropractors and other health care providers and businesses. In this context, Mr. Greenbaum advises on corporate transactional matters in the health care space such as the formation and structure of healthcare entities, corporate practice of medicine issues, joint ventures, shareholder, operating and employment agreements, as well as licensure compliance. His 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.

Mr. Greenbaum is a member of the New Jersey State and Middlesex County Bar Associations and a member of the Health Law Section, Business Law Section, and Internet and Computer Law Section. He also serves as Director of the Edison Chamber of Commerce Board. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of New Jersey Lawyer (2005-2008).

Awards and Recognitions:

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers®  Business/Corporate Law, 2017-2018
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2006-2011
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Business Organizations including LLCs and Partnerships; Corporate Law; and Healthcare Law) 2012-2018 
  • Chambers USA (Band 2, Healthcare), 2015-2017
  • New Jersey Law Journal Forty Under Forty, 2007
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Transactional Attorney of the Year, 2011
  • The Ambulatory M&A Advisor, Top Healthcare Transaction Lawyers, 2015

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Selected Recent Speaking Engagements:

  • SCORE, “Legal Aspects of Operating A Business”,  April 2018
  • Association of Corporate Counsel New Jersey, “Corporate Venture Capital Essentials,” June 2017
  • NJ ICLE, “Lawyers in Transition,” April 2017
  • Middlesex Chamber of Commerce Emerging Leaders’ Summit, March 2017
  • National Business Institute, “Partnership and Shareholder Disputes From Start to Finish,” December 2016
  • Raritan Valley Community College, “Structuring Your Business,” September 2016
  • NJ ICLE, “Lawyers in Transition,” April 2016
  • National Business Institute, “MicroBusiness Law,” August 2015
  • Conventus Insurance, “How to Protect Your Practice’s Autonomy and Income Through a Hospital Affiliation, 2014

In addition to the above, Mr. Greenbaum is a frequent lecturer on behalf of the Woodbridge Chamber of Commerce and Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, among other business organizations.

Selected Recent Publications:

  • "Physician Affiliations with Hospitals: Considerations Before Affiliating with a Hospital," NJMGMA 2018 Spring Newsletter
  • Chapter 13, “Sale and Purchase of a Medical Practice”, American Health Lawyers Association, Representing Physicians Handbook
  • “Law Firm Breakup,” New Jersey Lawyer, February 2015
  • “Physician Affiliations with Hospitals,” BNA Health Law Reporter, 2014
  • “Law Firm Breakup,” New Jersey Law Journal, September 2014
  • “Things Small Business Owners Don’t Include in their Year End Planning,” JD SupraLaw News, 2014
  • “Protecting Your Business,” Platinum Connections, 2014

In addition to the above, Mr. Greenbaum is frequently quoted in many publications, including The Ambulatory M&A Advisor and Trenton Times.

Area of Emphasis:

Healthcare Law:
Professional Practice
Medical Practice Mergers
Ambulatory Care Facilities and Centers (ASCs)
Healthcare Regulatory Issues
Hospital/Physician Joint Ventures
Clinical Co-Management Arrangements
Service Line Management Arrangements
Hospital/Physician Affiliations
Physician Practice Management Companies (PPMCs)
Group Practice/Business Structure
Private Equity Investments in Healthcare

Corporate and Business Law:
Corporate Transactions
General Corporate Counseling
Mergers and Acquisitions
Contract Drafting and Negotiation
Corporate and Limited Liability Company Formation and Organization
Shareholder and Operating Agreements
Restrictive Covenants
Employment and Consulting Agreements
Real Estate Leasing
Equipment Leasing
Computer and Internet Law
Software License Agreements
e-Business Contracts
Secured Transactions
Representation of Borrowers
Joint Ventures
Shareholder Disputes


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