TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that Tampa partner Erin Smith Aebel and Dipa S. Shah, of counsel, presented “Health Law 2018 Legislative Updates” to the Health Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association on May 14, 2018.
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.
Dipa represents health care professionals and business owners in general legal transactions and commercial litigation. She is not just the attorney but is a partner to the business owner, she does not just provide a service but is a trusted advisor. Dipa serves as the Chair of the Hillsborough Community College Board of Trustees and was appointed by Governor Rick Scott in 2015. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Indo US Chamber of Commerce. Dipa received her J.D. from Widener University School of Law and her B.A. from Temple University.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service business law firm with more than 265 attorneys in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charleston, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. 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.