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Katy C. Garner


Katy is an associate in the National Healthcare practice group.

Katy's practice includes representing large health systems, individual hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, community health providers, and individual physician practices in a variety of real estate, corporate and transactional matters, with an emphasis in the areas of healthcare mergers and acquisitions, leasing and development.  She has particular experience in hospital acquisitions of physician-owned providers such as multi-specialty physician groups, surgery centers, home health and hospice providers and skilled nursing facilities.  She has handled hospital-physician integration matters involving both employment and professional services (PSA) structures. She routinely handles operational and compliance matters for healthcare facilities, including drafting of physician employment agreements, professional service agreements, vendor services agreements and other arrangements between providers and third parties.  She has experience with drafting and negotiating healthcare real estate leases for a variety of provider types. 

  • Counsel to national health system for numerous asset acquisitions of physician practices 
  • Counsel to seller with respect to disposition of multi-state long term acute care hospitals 
  • Counsel to home health and hospice provider in the acquisition of state-owned home health agencies and hospice providers 
  • Counsel to health systems regarding a variety of leasing matters, including long-term hospital leases, surgery center leases, and lease arrangements with physician practices
  • Counsel to hospital regarding closure of hospital and all hospital-operated service lines, and the disposition of assets to a variety of buyers
  • Counsel in connection with hospital-physician joint ventures which own and operate ambulatory surgery centers, endoscopy centers, and other clinical providers