Healthcare Legal Services for Businesses » Healthcare
Recognizing the healthcare industry faces unique legal requirements and challenges, the Healthcare Group at Ryan Swanson offers concentrated proficiency in this area, staying up-to-date on all the industry regulations.
Extensive Provider Representation
Our healthcare services include representation of a growing number of skilled nursing and assisted living/retirement facilities, memory care facilities, doctors, adult family and group homes, developmentally disabled residential settings and other residential settings with healthcare components.
Our service to these clients includes general business counseling and representation in litigation matters ranging from business and commercial claims to employment matters such as discrimination claims and wrongful termination claims to malpractice liability defense.
Included in our healthcare practice are the following areas:
Additionally, our group offers many years of experience advising healthcare clients in employment matters, construction law, real estate transactions, business contracts, taxation (both for-profit and nonprofit), general corporate matters and litigation, including liability defense. We have also helped numerous healthcare providers with a wide variety of healthcare issues both on federal and state levels.
We strive to keep our clients in compliance with the myriad of statutes and regulations applicable to the healthcare industry, and vigorously represent them when defending or appealing unfair government treatment. In addition, we advise clients on appropriate courses of action for specific situations, whether simple or complex, and seek to provide prompt, cost efficient service by approaching each problem with a practical and realistic solution.
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Thomas H. Grimm, Chair and Of Counsel
Thomas H. Grimm
Tom specializes in commercial and complex business transactions and litigation, with an emphasis in the health care and software industries. He also assists with formation of business entities and assists them with business joint ventures, acquisitions and sales, and licensing agreements.
Susan Rae Fox, Member
Susan Rae Fox
Susan has a busy and varied litigation practice. About half of her practice involves employment law. This work includes reviewing employment policies and manuals, as well as defending employers against charges of discrimination, wrongful termination, failure to pay for overtime and other employment-related wrongdoing.
Richard J. Hyatt, Member
Richard J. Hyatt
Rick has a broad-based creditors' rights and bankruptcy practice, including representation of banks, creditors, trustees and debtors, in transactional, workouts, and all phases of insolvency matters. Because of the breadth of his practice, he has developed expertise in a number of business and legal areas, including real estate transactions.
Jerry Kindinger, Member
Robert R. King, Member
Robert R. King
Robert is a member of Ryan Swanson’s Healthcare Group. His litigation practice focuses on the areas of healthcare, real estate, construction, trademarks and general commercial matters. He has tried jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts in Washington.
Kristin Nealey Meier, Of Counsel
Kristin Nealey Meier
Kristin is a member of the firm's Litigation, Employment and Healthcare groups and has provided consultation and litigation services for her healthcare and employment clients. Kristin's practice also includes commercial disputes, securities litigation and trust and estate litigation.
Teruyuki S. Olsen, Associate
Teruyuki S. Olsen
Teru is an Associate at Ryan Swanson, where he drafts pleadings for federal and superior court, researches and prepares memorandums on commercial litigation and business issues, and writes opinion letters to clients regarding litigation matters. Prior to joining Ryan Swanson, Teru was a Research Assistant at the Seattle University School of Law and a Civil Litigation Extern at the King County Prosecutor's Office.
James M. Shaker, Member
David L. Tift, Member
David L. Tift
Dave's practice involves both commercial and healthcare litigation. He has defended numerous long-term care facilities involved in lawsuits claiming professional negligence. His practice also involves commercial litigation, including anti-trust, non-competition and unfair competition disputes in state and federal courts. Dave also has a growing aviation practice. His aviation work has included serving as local counsel for several national and international airlines, prosecuting and defending crash litigation and representing individuals and companies in disputes with the FAA, DOT and NTSB.