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Health Care

Buckley Law attorneys have years of experience serving the unique needs of those working in health care, from individual practices to complex organizations.

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Legal Needs for the Health Care Industry

Our firm’s approach to representation involves an integrated, hands-on, and high-touch effort among attorneys with experience in relevant subject matters, including employment and labor law, business law, tax law, information technology law, real estate law, estate planning, business succession, and litigation. We represent professionals, groups, and organizations large and small, providing legal services to entities ranging from physician groups and practices, clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, alternative medicine practices, home healthcare agencies, hospice programs, adult care homes, skilled nursing facilities, assisted and independent living centers, staffing, and other members of the health care community.

Operating a Health Care Business

  • Business Acquisitions & Sales
  • Contract Review & Negotiation
  • Compensation
  • Employer-Employee Issues
  • Organization and Choice of Entity
  • Vendor Sales and Distribution Agreements
  • Commercial Leases
  • Business Succession Planning


  • Administrative Complaints
  • Appeals (Oregon and Washington State)
  • Discrimination and Retaliation
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Handbooks and Policies
  • Human Resource Management
  • Internal Interview Process
  • Investigations of Employee Complaints
  • Management Representation in Labor Arbitration
  • On-site Training Seminars
  • Wage and Hour Issues

Regulatory/Compliance, Prevention & Consultation

  • Anti Kickback/Stark Law Compliance
  • False Claims Act
  • Medicare/Medicaid Reimbursement and Compliance
  • HIPAA/PHI Compliance
  • Insurance
  • Collections Oversight
  • State/Federal Regulations

Key Contacts

William E. Gaar

Shareholder, SPHR

Layla K. McLean


Jillian A. Pollock


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