Cynthia Y. Reisz
National healthcare providers have called upon Cindy Reisz for her transactional and operational experience. Her extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry and its regulatory framework allows her to structure complex deals, such as joint ventures, acquisitions and de novo development of facilities and healthcare services that comply with federal and state healthcare laws. Cindy utilizes her vast experience in both the healthcare and corporate sectors to advise both private equity funds and their portfolio companies. With this background, she is able to lead an acquisition of a healthcare company, conduct thorough healthcare diligence, and ultimately advise on the portfolio company’s operational issues and provide guidance for navigating healthcare regulations. Combining these skills makes her an effective and efficient choice for healthcare private equity.
Cindy is active nationally in the healthcare industry, previously serving as a member of the board of directors and president of the American Health Law Association (AHLA). Recognized by Chambers USA for her work in the healthcare industry, Cindy is praised for being a “top-flight lawyer” and “is routinely relied on by a number of healthcare persons as she is very seasoned and has the kind of judgment you would expect from someone who has done this for 35 years.” (from Chambers USA 2019) She works primarily with acute care and psychiatric health systems, physician practice management companies and population health management organizations, among others in her practice, which involves:
- Representation of private equity funds in structuring and negotiating investments in platform portfolio companies in multiple specialties.
- Structuring joint ventures, management relationships and provider networks for the provision of various healthcare services.
- Analysis of fraud and abuse and other regulatory issues arising in structuring joint ventures and in operational matters affecting healthcare providers.
- Negotiation of post-acute care management and care enhancement service agreements with health plans and self-insured employers.
- Representation of hospitals and physician group practices regarding fraud and abuse, physician self-referral and fee-splitting issues, including structuring physician financial arrangements and compensation methodologies.
- Representation of both purchasers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions of healthcare companies.
Her vast involvement with industry-related organizations and her deep understanding of healthcare’s ever-changing regulations allow her to provide valuable and efficient guidance for her clients.
American Health Law Association (AHLA) — Past President (2022); President (2021); President-Elect (2020); President-Elect Designate (2019); Board Member (2013-2022); Physician Organizations Law Institute, Planning Committee (2010-2013); Physician Organizations Practice Group, Past Chair
American Bar Association — Sections on Business Law and Health Law
American Health Law Association’s Stark Convener — Participant (2009)
Media Mentions & Firm News
Chambers USA — Healthcare (2007-2023); Healthcare: Regulatory (2010-2023)
Nashville Medical News — Women to Watch Class of 2020
Best Lawyers® — Nashville Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2024, 2022); Nashville Mergers and Acquisitions Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2020)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Corporate Law; Health Care Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2006-2024)
Nashville Business Journal “Best of the Bar” (2011-2012 and 2014); “Health Care 100”; “Health Care Heroes”
Nashville Medical News “InCharge Healthcare” (2012-2021)
Business Tennessee “Best 150 Lawyers” and “Best 101 Lawyers”
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006-2010, 2012-2014, 2018-2019)
Nashville Post “Nashville’s 101 Top Lawyers” (2011)
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Delta Phi
Vanderbilt Law Review — Articles Editor (1985-1986)