Tom Pedreira has counseled clients for more than thirty years as a business lawyer and attorney licensed in both California and Washington.
Tom has represented physicians and other health care providers on legal matters covering the entire spectrum of their practices (e.g., formation of medical groups and provider panels, licensure issues, medical board accusations, managed care arrangements, regulatory matters, medical staff problems, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, defending against malpractice and sexual harassment actions, HIPAA matters, conflicts of interest, and fraud and abuse claims). He has also represented and worked with health care facilities (e.g., hospitals, hospices, surgery centers), managed organizations (e.g., HMO's, IPA's, PPO's, MSO's), non-profit entities (e.g., health consortia, medical societies, medical care foundations) and medical staffs.
Having practiced law for a good part of his career in one of most productive agricultural areas of the world, Tom has represented many clients on a broad array of agribusiness issues in Washington, Oregon, California and South America. His clients have included growers, packers, cold storage facilities and shippers of stone fruit, grapes and other commodities. He has also worked with other farming, dairy and ranching operations on organizational, contracting, regulatory, real estate, and financing issues.
Tom specializes in organizing and representing closely-held companies. Ongoing representation of such entities includes work on new business opportunities and continued legal compliance for existing operations. His representation has included working with lenders and venture capitalists. In addition, Tom has been involved with a number of mergers and acquisitions of closely-held businesses. Tom also works with clients on strategic planning, transition and succession issues.
Farming and Agricultural Law
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