Lane Powell PC has announced that the attorneys and staff of the boutique health care law firm The Nathanson Group PLLC will join the firm effective June 1.
The Nathanson Group’s team of eight attorneys collectively has over 100 years of experience handling the real estate, corporate, and finance aspects of a variety of health care transactions, with particular expertise in the long term care and senior housing industry. The Nathanson Group’s Founder, Randi S. Nathanson, will co-chair Lane Powell’s newly formed Health Care Transactions Team with Lane Powell Shareholder Gabriela Sanchez.
The Nathanson Group’s nine-person regulatory team operates under the Approvalign® tradename. Approvalign® is a unique service offered by The Nathanson Group PLLC to assist long term care and senior housing owners and operators throughout the U.S. in securing the regulatory authorizations needed to close a transaction. By using a proprietary database developed by The Nathanson Group known as Approvatrack®, the Approvalign® team is able to streamline the process of applying for and obtaining required licensure and ancillary permit approvals.
Sanchez pointed out that The Nathanson Group’s deep bench is an excellent fit with Lane Powell’s Senior Living and Long Term Care Industry Team, a nationally recognized group of cross-practice attorneys who help clients navigate the full spectrum of legal issues unique to the industry. Carin Marney, who co-chairs the industry team with Sanchez, added that “The Nathanson Group has a stellar reputation within the health care sector and is well-known for doing high-quality work. Their broad experience and the national scope of their practice will further bolster Lane Powell’s presence in the long term care and senior living industry.”
“I have long been impressed with the professionalism and knowledge base of the Lane Powell team,” said Nathanson. “Joining the firm provides our attorneys, staff, and clients with access to greater resources and practice depth as we strive each day to continue to provide the highest quality legal services to our clients.”
Lane Powell President Barbara J. Duffy commented, “The Nathanson Group shares the values most important to Lane Powell, including a relentless focus on client service and outstanding work product, and a commitment to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We are delighted to welcome them to the firm.”
Lane Powell opened its doors in 1875 and has grown to be one of the largest law firms headquartered in the Pacific Northwest, with nearly 180 attorneys across more than 35 practice areas and industry groups. It offers a broad array of legal services providing insightful counsel to individuals and organizations on a local, national, and international basis.
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