Karen Palestini concentrates her practice on mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, general corporate business matters, and regulatory compliance. While Karen's practice spans a variety of industries, she has particular experience in the healthcare, wellness, and education areas of commerce, assisting both for-profit and non-profit, tax-exempt organizations.
Karen has particular expertise with the formation, governance and operations of non-profit entities, both in furtherance of charitable purposes and in accordance with unrelated business income limitations and excess benefit prohibitions. Karen has also structured an impressive range of sophisticated transactions and affiliations between and among tax-exempt entities, public benefit entities, for-profit entities and third party donors, sponsors and contributors in the healthcare industry, academia and other fields of commerce.
Karen's clients include hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic testing facilities, pharmaceutical companies, physician practices, behavioral health centers, colleges, universities, foundations, organ procurement organizations, venture capital and private equity firms, group purchasing organizations, medical and scientific institutes, commercial lenders, home health agencies, urgent care centers, clinics, pharmacies, assisted living facilities, and wellness centers.