Bradenton-Sarasota, January 9, 2017––The law firm of Blalock Walters, P.A. is pleased to welcome principal Matthew J. Lapointe to its business & corporate and health law practice groups. Lapointe brings over two decades of high level experience, concentrating his practice on business and corporate law, mergers & acquisitions and health care law. Matthew practiced for fifteen years with a large, multi-specialty firm in New Hampshire before moving to the Tampa Bay region.
“We are delighted to have Matthew join our firm,” says Jonathan Fleece, Managing Partner. “With the state-wide and national growth in our corporate and health care law practice groups, his extensive experience and knowledge will provide increased depth and support to better serve our business and health care focused clients. Matthew’s skills, demeanor and commitment to making a positive difference make him a perfect addition to the Blalock Walters team.”
Matthew represents companies and entrepreneurs in the full range of business and corporate matters and serves as general outside counsel to business owners in all sectors of the economy. He advises business owners on day-to-day issues, such as personnel problems, as well as on strategic issues, such as business succession planning and business sales and acquisitions. In his Health Care Law practice, Matt advises physician groups, dentists, assisted living facilities and other health care institutions. In addition to counseling these clients on matters common to all businesses, such as personnel issues, financing, and corporate governance, Matthew advises on compliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, the federal anti-referral law, anti-kickback law, Medicare and Medicaid compliance, as well as compliance with state licensing laws. Matthew has handled numerous health care transactions, including the purchase and sale of physician practices, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities.
Lapointe earned his Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law in 1991 and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Williams College in 1988. He can be reached at 941.748.0100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blalock Walters, P.A. is a multi-practice, regional law firm built on a foundation of integrity and hard work. With over 20 attorneys, we serve a wide range of clients in diverse industries. Throughout its more than 90-year history the firm has been a trusted advisor in resolving the legal needs of individuals, leading businesses and other institutions throughout Southwest Florida and beyond. Blalock Walters’ offices are located in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida. For more information, please visit www.blalockwalters.com.