TAMPA, FL – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that Tampa partner Erin Smith Aebel has been admitted to the Athena Society, a women’s organization unique to the Tampa Bay area for more than 40 years comprised of accomplished, community-minded leaders from a cross section of business, academic, civil and philanthropic areas. Athena creates a forum of interaction and collaboration to improve the status of women.
Erin is certified as a health law specialist by The Florida Bar and named Tampa Bay Business Journal 2014 Businesswomen of the Year – Legal Services. Her clients include physicians, physician group practices, diagnostic imaging centers, pharmacies, clinical laboratories and medical spas. She regularly advises clients on Stark and fraud and abuse, HIPAA and licensure issues arising from joint ventures, acquisitions and changes of ownership. Erin regularly prepares and negotiates physician employment agreements, physician recruitment agreements and medical director agreements. She is frequently involved in licensure and scope of practice issues for her clients, including weight loss clinics, medial spas and other aesthetic medicine ventures. Erin received her J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Loyola University.
Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service business law firm with more than 265 attorneys in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charleston, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it’s commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.