Senior Care Law – Hanson Bridgett LLP  :  Services  :  Representative Engagements

By: Assisted Living Law  09-12-2011
Keywords: Assisted Living, retirement communities, long-term care

Hanson Bridgett's breadth of experience in the retirement housing and care field is unparalleled. Sample transactions and representations include:

  • acquisition of a national portfolio of assisted living and continuing care properties and contracts by a publicly traded operating company and a REIT, resulting in the largest retirement community enterprise in the United States
  • acquisition by a $6 billion company of a multi-facility chain of congregate, assisted living and nursing facilities
  • successful defense of a national assisted living provider of an attempt by the state to revoke the licenses of nine communities
  • successful defense of a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice against a congregate housing facility
  • formation of a managed care strategic alliance among senior housing and long-term care providers
  • financing a major new continuing care retirement community via a $95 million bond issue
  • structuring of condominium and cooperative retirement communities in Alabama, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and South Carolina
  • managing assisted living developers' licensure and contract issues across the country including assistance with re-licensure of multiple assisted living communities in conjunction with a merger of two large providers
  • successful defense of litigation involving 16 employment claims against a nursing facility operator
  • analysis for a national association of the assisted living and continuing care laws of every state
  • development of master trust arrangements, re-sellable membership models and other innovative CCRC entrance fee structures
  • successful defense of an IRS challenge to the tax accounting of a refundable entrance fee CCRC
  • analysis of emergency food and water supply requirements in 27 states for a large assisted living provider
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Assisted Living, Assisted Living Communities, Congregate Housing, continuing care, long-term care, Nursing Facilities, retirement communities, senior housing,

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