Blalock Walters Hires Corporate and Health Care Attorney Matthew Lapointe

Matthew Lapointe - Blalock Walters Attorney

Matthew Lapointe, Business & Corporate and Health Care Law

Bradenton-Sarasota, January 9, 2017––We are pleased to welcome
principal Matthew J. Lapointe to our
business & corporate and health law
practice groups. Matthew brings
more than two decades of high level
experience, concentrating his practice
on business and corporate law, mergers
& acquisitions and health care
law. Matthew practiced for 15 years
with a large, multi-specialty firm in
New Hampshire before moving to the
Tampa Bay region in 2006.

“We are delighted to have Matthew
join our firm,” said 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, Matthew 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. He has handled numerous health care transactions,
including the purchase and sale of physician practices, nursing
homes, and assisted living facilities.

Matthew 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 mlapointe@blalockwalters.com.

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.