Linda O. Hatcher

Senior Attorney

Linda Hatcher is a corporate, transactional and health care lawyer. She represents clients that range from individuals just starting their businesses to publicly traded companies.  She has represented clients across diverse industries and has extensive experience in the health care industry.

Linda’s earlier career was in business management. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Linda was a business manager with American Hospital Supply Corporation (now Baxter).  That experience enables her to truly appreciate and respect the business needs of her clients when assisting them with legal matters.
 

Linda's areas of expertise include:

  • Business formations
  • Business ventures
  • Contracts
  • Licensing and regulatory (business and professional)
  • Health care regulatory (including anti-kickback, anti-referral, licensing and other legal compliance)
  • Employment-related matters (including employment arrangements, employer policies and legal compliance)
  • Organizational governance and relations (matters relative to directors, officers, managers and owners and to corporate formalities and corporate housekeeping)
  • Mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses
  • Dissolutions, buy-outs and dissociations

  • Represents doctors, hospitals, other health care providers and health care-related businesses with their business entities, business ventures, contracting, licensing, regulatory, compliance and general legal matters
  • Wide range of transactions and contracts (e.g., joint ventures, business formations, mergers and acquisitions, sale of businesses, employment/contractor agreements, confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, settlement agreements, termination agreements, buy-outs and other separation agreements, management agreements, professional services agreements, medical director agreements, consulting agreements, license agreements, loan agreements, general business contracts)
  • Frequently acts as special health care counsel with other law firms and business attorneys that do not have health care law expertise
  • Special engagement (secondment) to provide in-house attorney services with the Health Sciences legal department in the Office of the General Counsel of a major southern California University for six months

  • Southern California Super Lawyers (2018-2021)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© 2022-2024
  • Los Angeles Business Journal. April 26, 2021 - Women of Influence – Attorneys
  • Recognized by American Registry as among America’s Most Honored Lawyers - Top 1% (2020 – 2022)
  • Recognized by American Registry as among America’s Most Honored Lawyers - Top 5% (2023)

  • "Taking the Mystery Out of Business Entity Choices"
  • "Universal Healthcare — Legal Issues of Concern"
  • "Contract Negotiating"

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  • California State Bar (Business Law Section)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (on Executive Committee of the Healthcare Law Section, recent past Chair of the Healthcare Law Section, past Co-Chair of Annual Joint Program with the Los Angeles County Medical Association)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (on Board of Governors, Co-Chair of Outreach Committee, past Chair of the Business Law Section, past Co-Chair of the WLALA Annual Doctor/Lawyer Dinner and Program, actively involved in WLALA’s Mentoring Program for women lawyers and judges)