TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that Erin Smith Aebel, partner in the Tampa office, participated in a panel discussion at Stetson University College of Law on March 3, 2012. The discussion was on health care fraud prosecutions and the importance of compliance plans with United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, Robert O’Neill, and former U.S. Attorney, Brian Albritton.
Ms. Aebel is certified as a health law specialist by the Florida Bar. 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. She 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. Ms. Aebel 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 220 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.