Lara A. Flatau


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Lara Flatau’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions as well as regulation, compliance and operational issues for healthcare companies. She provides corporate and regulatory counsel to a variety of clients in the healthcare industry, including hospitals, skilled nursing, behavioral health, acute care and long-term care facilities, home healthcare agencies, hospice providers, physician practice management companies and healthcare information technology companies, among others. Lara leads multi-disciplinary teams through complex transactions, making her a valuable asset to investors, executives and in-house counsel at some of the country’s leading healthcare companies.

Her practice includes:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Providing counsel in a variety of business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, combinations and dispositions of hospitals, outpatient service providers and other healthcare companies; conducting due diligence and analysis of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions from a business and healthcare regulatory perspective; analyzing regulatory requirements and operational impacts related to the purchase and sale of healthcare facilities.
  • Contracting, Regulatory & Operational – Advising clients on regulatory matters, including licensure and issues related to the corporate practice of medicine; assisting clients with various operational agreements, including physician employment and recruitment agreements.

Lara is a respected leader in the firm, active in mentoring and a member of the Working Parents Initiative.

Lara speaks on various national podcasts and healthcare industry conferences.


Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

Nashville Health Care Council — Leadership Health Care, Membership and Marketing Committee (2014-2015)

American Health Law Association (AHLA)