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MILWAUKEE – Michael Best is pleased to announce that Lisa M. Gingerich has joined the Transactional Practice Group as a partner. Gingerich will be based out of the firm’s Milwaukee office, focusing her practice on healthcare law.
Gingerich represents a variety of clients in the healthcare industry including hospitals, religious and charitable organizations, physician groups, ancillary providers, and suppliers. As a trusted advisor with more than 20 years of experience, Gingerich counsels clients on transactions, strategic opportunities, and implementation and corporate compliance. She has successfully negotiated and completed numerous acquisitions, reorganizations, mergers, divestitures, and joint ventures.
“Lisa’s impressive background and her breadth of experience will add great value to our clients in the healthcare space,” said David Krutz, Firm Managing Partner. “Her industry-leading knowledge and her reputation will be a tremendous asset in our growing healthcare practice.”
Gingerich’s experience, coupled with the expanding healthcare capabilities of Michael Best Strategies LLC (Strategies), the firm’s government relations and public affairs affiliate, uniquely offers clients a full range of strategic services to address regulatory, policy and shifting marketplace challenges and opportunities in the healthcare industry. Strategies recently added former Humana executive Kristine Seymour to their team, who brings more than 25 years of experience of healthcare insurance and legal experience to her role as a partner. The group offers healthcare industry clients a broad spectrum of services, specializing in health plans and providers; trade associations and advocacy groups; key service providers; and government agencies and compliance. Michael Best’s healthcare service capabilities are also enhanced by the firm’s Venture Best® group, which works closely with entrepreneurs, and with their venture capital and angel investors, to help new, high-growth companies in the healthcare and technology industries find financial backing and grow their businesses.
“The firm’s priority in expanding its work in the healthcare industry, combined with the growth and all-encompassing talent of the Michael Best Strategies’ healthcare team, will allow me to expand my service offerings to my clients,” said Gingerich. “I’m looking forward to joining the firm and working alongside my new colleagues.”
Prior to joining Michael Best, Gingerich was a shareholder at a large Wisconsin-based law firm. She started her legal career at Legal Action of Wisconsin, representing low income clients in Southeastern Wisconsin. Gingerich is frequently a speaker on physician practice management, compensation and leasing arrangements, development of strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and physician practice models topics. She has also been recognized as AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell® and listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in Health Care Law.
Gingerich received her J.D., Dean’s Scholar, from California Western and her B.A., Chancellor’s Scholar, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.