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  • Education
    • J.D., Albany Law School, 2001, Matthew Bender Prize for "Highest Achievement in Trusts and Estates," Albany Law Review, Veterans Legal Aid
    • B.A., Claremont McKenna College, 1995, Politics, Philosophy, and Economics
  • Court Admissions
    • State of California, 2005
    • State of New York, 2002
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2002
Paul Gomez brings a deep understanding of the major forces driving many health care transactions, including shifting payment models, advances in health care technology, and the need to achieve greater economies of scale. He combines that understanding with his knowledge of key health care legal requirements that impact the structure of health care deals and contracts to help clients attain their goals in a practical and efficient manner.

Paul's health care transactional and regulatory practice is centered around:
  • Complex hospital/physician integration models 
  • Physician practice acquisitions 
  • Direct-to-employer ACOs 
  • Private equity investments and MSO Arrangements 
  • Formation and expansion of license-exempt medical foundation clinics 
  • Behavioral health transactions and regulatory matters 
  • Post-acute and home care transactions and regulatory matters 
  • Dialysis center acquisitions and joint ventures 
  • Ambulatory surgery center acquisitions and joint ventures

Paul has been a member of the American Health Lawyers Association for more than 15 years.
  • Represented a leading pediatric medical and research center in corporate member substitution acquisition with a University including all transactional, health care regulatory, California Attorney General notice analysis and other matters.
  • Represented St. John’s Health Center in its acquisition by corporate member substitution of John Wayne Cancer Institute.
  • Represented Dignity Health in its acquisition of Sequoia Hospital from a California healthcare district in two-step corporate member substation transaction, including all aspects of transaction, regulatory and licensing approvals and related affiliation and development agreement.
  • Represented a children's research hospital and affiliated physicians group in all transactional and regulatory aspects of addition of second corporate member and related new organizational documents, governance issues, affiliation agreement and professional services agreement.
  • Represented MemorialCare Health System in formation of first-of-its kind direct to employer ACO to serve the healthcare needs of employees (and their dependents) of The Boeing Company in Southern California 
  • Represented one of the largest, non-profit, tax-exempt healthcare systems in the country in the sale of its multi-state reference laboratory business to a publicly traded laboratory services provider 
  • Represented a large nonprofit, tax-exempt health care system in California in its investment in multiple joint venture dialysis centers 
  • Represented one of the largest, nonprofit tax-exempt healthcare systems in the country in its creation of a new physician network in California 
  • Represented a nonprofit, tax-exempt hospice and home health provider in corporate internal restructuring and acquisition of the hospice business of a large, national health care provider 
  • Represented private equity client in acquisition of an adolescent, residential substance abuse and eating disorder treatment center in California 
  • Represented a national eating disorder treatment provider in its acquisition of multiple eating disorder treatment facilities and programs in California 
  • Represented a large non-profit, tax-exempt health system in an affiliation to create a new physician network and lay groundwork for development of a narrow network 
  • Represented a children's hospital in California in connection its acquisition of a large pediatric medical group and related formation of a new, license-exempt medical foundation clinic 
  • Represented a nonprofit, tax-exempt medical center in California in its formation of a new, license exempt medical foundation clinic and affiliation with a new, multi-specialty medical group 
  • Represented a large, non-profit, tax-exempt health system in California in connection with formation and expansion of its license-exempt medical foundation clinic and simultaneous closings on multiple physician practice acquisitions 
  • Represented a large, pediatric medical group in its acquisition by a pediatric hospital and affiliation with a large university system in connection with formation of a new license-exempt medical foundation clinic in California 
  • Represented private equity client in acquisition of an ambulatory surgery center and related MSO structure in California
  • Represented large, nonprofit, tax-exempt health system in its investment in a joint venture ambulatory surgery center with a national, for-profit surgery center provider in California
  • Represented international entertainment/media company with regard to health care transactional and regulatory matters related to operation and expansion of its employee health clinic