Andrew L. Plattner
Andrew L. Plattner

Member

Phone: 480.624.2727

Fax: 480.624.2029

aplattner@shermanhoward.com

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Legal Secretary

Christine Swift
480.624.2735

Areas of Emphasis

Corporate & Transactional

Estate & Tax Planning

Healthcare

Education

  • Juris Doctor and Health Law Certificate, DePaul University College of Law, 1998
    • Business Editor, Journal of Health Care Law
  • Master of Public Health, Tulane University School of Public Health, 1994
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Arizona, 1992
Representative Matters
  • Advises physicians, group practices, medical clinics and ambulatory surgical centers on corporate and business transactions, on the impact of Medicare regulations, Stark Law and the Anti-kickback Statute, and on the practice of medicine in Arizona and nationally.
  • Counsels entities and individuals on corporate and business transactions, including the formation and taxation of business corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, preparation of bylaws, stock restriction agreements, operating agreements and leases.
  • Advises business owners and professionals on tax and estate planning strategies, including family gifting and business succession planning.
  • Negotiates and drafts the appropriate documentation for the sale and purchases of various Arizona and out-of-state businesses.
Professional Activities
  • Member, Arizona State Bar Association
  • Member American Bar Association
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, Arizona Association of Health Care Attorneys

 

 

Civic Activities

  • Member, Planned Giving Advisory Committee, Phoenix Zoo Arizona Center for Nature Conservation
    • The largest privately owned, non-profit zoo in the United States. Advances the stewardship and conservation of animals and their habitats while providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.
  • Member, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix
    • Serves and strengthens the region’s Jewish community by charitable fund creation, planned giving expertise, grant making, and mentoring young philanthropists.

 

 

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona State Court
Honors and Awards
  • Healthcare Leadership Award – Legal Advocate Finalist
    AZ Business Magazine
    2016

 

Publications and Presentations

Recent Publications

  • A Physician’s Guide to HIPAA Basics
    Round-Up
    August 2014

 

Recent Presentations

  • HEAT Forum Panel
    AZ Business Magazine Event
    October 2016
  • Health Care of the Future Panel
    Phoenix Business Journal Event
    June 2014
  • Health Care Providers and the Law: What Non-Health Care Lawyers Need to Know When Structuring Transactions
    State Bar of Arizona Business Law Section
    May 2014