Practice Areas

Corporate & Securities

At WMO, we act as counsel to a wide variety of public and private businesses ranging from entrepreneurial ventures to large, growth companies. The expertise WMO offers its clients in this area includes selection and formation of legal entities, securities compliance, mergers and acquisitions, trademarks, and sophisticated financial transactions.

We have assisted clients with corporate and securities issues such as:

  • Corporate Formation
  • Securities Compliance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Commercial Real Estate

WMO assists clients ranging from individual investors to national real estate investment trusts, life insurance companies, commercial banking institutions and pension funds with all types of commercial real estate transactions. WMO offers our clients extensive experience in the leasing of commercial, industrial, and retail space, as well as the acquisition, disposition, and development of raw land, income-producing commercial property, and multi-family dwelling property.

We have assisted clients with commercial real estate transactions such as:

  • Acquisition & Development
  • Municipal Finance/Bonds-For-Title
  • Leasing
  • Disposition

Litigation

WMO has represented clients in nearly all aspects of commercial litigation. The clients WMO has represented in these litigation matters are both existing corporate and real estate clients, as well as new referrals. WMO offers these clients extensive experience in all stages of litigation, as well as various forms of alternative dispute resolution, in, among other legal areas, business torts, employment issues, shareholder disputes, contract disputes, real estate litigation, including landlord/tenant disputes, and insolvency and bankruptcy.

We have represented clients in litigation areas such as:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Contracts & Torts
  • Real Estate & Landlord-Tenant Disputes
  • Bankruptcy
  • Arbitration & Mediation

Healthcare Law

WMO has represented a variety of healthcare clients including hospitals, home health agencies, physicians and physician group practices, physician hospital organizations, physician practice management companies, consulting firms and cost containment companies. WMO counsels such clients in the areas of healthcare compliance, transactions, government investigations, litigation, and whistleblower/False Claims Act cases.

Founding partner Scott C. Withrow authored Managing Healthcare Compliance in 1999, and Managing HIPAA Compliance in 2001, both published by the American College of Healthcare Executives. WMO has published on its website an innovative analysis of the interplay between federal anti-kickback and physician self-referral (Stark) laws.

We have represented clients with healthcare law issues such as:

  • Compliance Healthcare Law
  • Whistleblower/False Claims Act Cases