New York, NY (December 3, 2008) – LawFuel – Legal Announcement Service- Francis J. Serbaroli has joined the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP in its New York City office as a shareholder in the Health and FDA Business Practice Group. Serbaroli joins Greenberg Traurig from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP. He has also served as a member of the New York State Public Health Council for more than 13 years.
Serbaroli, who has nearly three decades of industry experience, will expand Greenberg Traurig’s health care practice in New York State. Serbaroli represents health plans, hospitals, nursing homes and home care providers, clinics as well as clinical laboratories and renal dialysis providers, and other health care companies. He handles a wide range of corporate, regulatory, compliance, corporate governance and litigation matters for these clients. He also advises numerous companies in connection with the prohibitions on the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting.
Members of the Public Health Council are nominated by the Governor and confirmed by the New York State Senate. Serbaroli is currently serving his third term as a Council Member.
“Frank is a valuable and unique addition to the firm,” said Harold N. Iselin, leader of its New York State health care practice and Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Albany office. “His arrival marks the expansion of our New York State health care practice and makes us one of a few firms with attorneys specializing in this area in both Albany and New York City. It is our goal that our clients will benefit from Frank’s extensive and wide-ranging experience in health care law, and we anticipate he will be helping clients in New York, Washington, D.C. and throughout the country.”
“Health care is a critical element of our economy. Superior health care is one of our country’s greatest strengths and in today’s changing world, the delivery of quality legal services to the health care industry requires a great deal of experience as well as commitment. We are excited that someone of Frank’s top quality, capabilities and reputation has joined our team,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, President of Greenberg Traurig.
Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary Health and FDA Business Group provides strategic legal counsel to a diverse group of companies and organizations, helping them respond proactively to the rapidly changing marketplace. Greenberg Traurig combines dedicated health care experience with a broad range of capabilities in related disciplines, including reimbursement, corporate, finance, tax, antitrust, ERISA, litigation, restructuring, intellectual property and biotechnology to provide clients with a full spectrum of legal services.
“I’m excited about joining the Greenberg Traurig team,” said Serbaroli. “I look forward to taking advantage of the firm’s multidimensional approach to health care law to help grow the practice and to continue providing clients with the highest quality service.”
Serbaroli earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. from Fordham University.
Serbaroli’s prior government experience includes three years as an Assistant Attorney General of the State of New York. He writes a regular Health Law column for the New York Law Journal and teaches and lectures on health care and not-for-profit topics.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with more than 1,800 attorneys and governmental affairs professionals in the United States, Europe and Asia. The firm was selected as the 2007 USA Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners.
Greenberg Traurig serves clients from offices in: Albany, NY; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Houston, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Morristown, NJ; New York, NY; Orange County, CA; Orlando, FL; Palm Beach County, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Sacramento, CA; Shanghai, China; Silicon Valley, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Tampa, FL; Tokyo, Japan; Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; White Plains, NY; Wilmington, DE; and Zurich, Switzerland. Additionally, the firm has strategic alliances with the following independent law firms: Olswang, London, Brussels and Berlin; Studio Santa Maria, Milan and Rome; and Hayabusa Asuka Law Offices in Tokyo.
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