Sacks Tierney P.A.

Member of Meritas: 173 full-service law firms serving more than 200 markets worldwide

Scottsdale-Phoenix | 480.425.2600

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Steven M. Goldstein

Steve Goldstein

Matthew F. Winter

Matt Winter


Legal Services


Best Law Firms

Healthcare Law

Over the past 60 years, Sacks Tierney has developed a broad-based healthcare practice to address the regulatory, transactional and litigation needs of healthcare entities and professionals.

Sacks Tierney is a Best Law Firms selectee for Health Care Law (Regional Tier 2).

Sacks Tierney's healthcare clientele includes:

  • Physicians and physician groups

  • Non-physician healthcare providers (such as nurses and physical therapists)

  • Management services organizations

  • Physician networks

  • Outpatient surgery centers

  • Imaging centers

  • Trade and professional associations

  • Healthcare equipment and product manufacturers and distributors

Our attorneys can address virtually all of the complex legal issues associated with healthcare:

Corporate law

  • Forming and representing practice entities

  • Structuring compensation arrangements

  • Adding physician employees and partners

  • Dealing with departing physicians

  • Preparing and analyzing physician employment agreements, recruiting agreements, and restrictive covenants

  • Joint ventures among healthcare providers


  • Healthcare regulatory issues, such as Medicare anti-kickback and Stark matters

  • EMTALA, HIPAA privacy regulations, and antitrust laws

  • Compliance plans

Managed care

  • Preparing and analyzing managed care contracts

  • Representing providers in disputes with managed care payors

  • Dealing with insolvent PHOs, insurers or other payors


  • Purchase and sale of physician practices and other healthcare entities

  • Drafting and review of leases

  • Mergers and joint ventures

Other matters

  • Financing: representing clients in capital raising ventures through tax-exempt bonds, traditional loans, and other financing vehicles

  • Medical records: ownership, disclosure and retention

  • Disputes: antitrust litigation over exclusive physician-hospital contracts, and litigation over the enforceability of restrictive covenants against physicians