Melesa A. Freerks is an associate and health care business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is experienced with advising health care clients regarding corporate transactions, compliance programs, fraud and abuse issues, physician employment agreements, privacy issues, and tax-exempt status. She is a member of the Health Care and Life Sciences Industry Teams.
Ms. Freerks provides transactional counsel to health care organizations, group practices, physicians and other health care companies in a variety of business transactions, including formation and organization of professional entities, development and structuring of joint ventures and counseling clients regarding choice of entity. She has also counseled clients regarding corporate governance and the rights and duties of directors, officers and shareholders. She has drafted and negotiated documents relating to mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures and financings, including merger agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, joint venture documents, term sheets, disclosure schedules, bylaws and other transactional documents. Ms. Freerks has represented financial and investment banks and private equity firms in domestic transactions in connection with acquisitions, divestitures and mergers of health care companies and other significant corporate matters.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Melesa A. Freerks