TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that Tampa partner Erin Smith Aebel, Co-Chair of the Tampa Health Law Department, was a panelist on the Practitioners Panel at the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s presentation “Staying in the Game: Getting to the Top.” The panel consisted of seasoned women lawyers who discussed with attorneys of all levels their experience in private law firms, including the challenges they faced and pointers for success.
Erin is Co-Chair of one of the largest health law practices on the West Coast of Florida with nine Florida health law regulatory lawyers, including two board certified health lawyers, and 32 other Florida lawyers that practice in the health care industry. Additionally, Erin is certified as a health law specialist by The Florida Bar and named Tampa Bay Business Journal 2014 Businesswoman of the Year – Legal Services. Her clients include physicians, physician group practices, diagnostic imaging centers, pharmacies, clinical laboratories and medical spas. She regularly advises clients on Stark and fraud and abuse, HIPAA and licensure issues arising from joint ventures, acquisitions and changes of ownership. Erin regularly prepares and negotiates physician employment agreements, physician recruitment agreements and medical director agreements. She is frequently involved in licensure and scope of practice issues for her clients, including weight loss clinics, medical spas and other aesthetic medicine ventures. Erin received her J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Loyola University.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 250 lawyers and five offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.