San Diego Medical Business Attorneys for Physicians and Healthcare Providers

Healthcare is a unique business, surrounded by extra levels of laws and regulations at the Federal, State and Local levels.  The Watkins Firm has served the San Diego area medical and healthcare community for decades, and we are prepared to assist with every aspect of your physician’s practice or healthcare related business:

  • Start-up / Business Formation – Professional Corporation
  • Healthcare Professionals and Physicians Employment Contracts
  • Medical Business Policies and Procedures; Employee Handbooks
  • Regulatory and Corporate Compliance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions; Sales of a Partnership Interest
  • Wage and Hour Disputes
  • Litigation Defense and Dispute Resolution

The healthcare industry is labor intensive by its very nature.  The pressures are real, and many are life-and-death situations.  Tensions may be high at times, and disputes between employees or between employees and managers must be managed cautiously and meticulously.  Experience matters.  The Watkins Firm has deep experience and expertise helping medical business and healthcare clients to establish policies and procedures to manage workplace issues, and to diffuse tensions between staff or employees and management.

Our medical clients value the sound advice, counsel and informed perspective we bring to each conversation.  They entrust us with sensitive issues such as decertifications, representing their interests in mediation or arbitration, contract negotiations and resolving disputes.  When necessary we provide representation through all healthcare employment and litigation related matters including:

  • Wrongful termination
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Unfair Labor Allegations
  • Wage and Hour Disputes

We provide counsel when employee discipline is required, and provide the advice and guidance that minimizes or eliminates the risk of litigation.  We provide insight into the management of internal investigations, and managing unexpected events in the lives of healthcare providers and staff.  We review existing policy and procedure manuals and employee handbooks and bring them into full compliance with new federal and California laws and regulations.

Managing Disputes and Litigation So Our Healthcare Clients Can Focus on Delivering World Class Service

The Watkins Firm employs a unique approach to disputes and litigation, and we are often able to resolve potential disputes very early in the process, saving our clients a substantial amount of time, money and distraction.  We have a strong track record of success in all employment related litigation, and work diligently with our healthcare clients to take proactive steps to prevent litigation and lawsuits before they ever arise.

Turn To the Trusted Advisors Who Have Counseled the San Diego Medical Community for Decades Through Healthcare Employment and Litigation

The Watkins Firm has earned a strong reputation in the San Diego medical community through years of hard work, dedication and commitment to our clients.  We provide informed, sound counsel based upon decades of experience.  Our clients entrust their healthcare employment and litigation issues to the Watkins Firm knowing that we have a track record of successfully resolving disputes and lawsuits.  We invite you to contact us, or call 858-535-1511 for a substantive and complimentary consultation.  Work with attorneys with a deep passion and expertise in the healthcare industry.