Patricia C. Collins practices in the Firm’s Labor & Employment, Healthcare, Litigation and Personal Injury groups. She has represented a variety of clients including employers, employees, healthcare providers both in administrative hearings and in complex litigation in federal and state courts. She is an experienced employment law practitioner having represented clients in matters involving the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, federal and state employment discrimination laws, and employment contracts and wage claims. In the healthcare field, Ms. Collins has represented clients with privacy issues and liability issues; federal and state regulations relating to credentialing, reimbursement, and treatment; and contracts among healthcare entities.
Joanne M. Murray practices in the Firm’s Corporate and Banking groups where she represents clients on issues of corporate law, contracts, commercial finance and real estate transactions and consumer product safety laws. Ms. Murray has represented a variety of financial institutions, privately held businesses, physician practices, and nonprofit entities in a wide range of business transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions, affiliations, financing and loan restructuring, software license agreements, employment contracts, and leasing transactions. Ms. Murray guides business owners through new entity formations and documents buy-sell, partnership and LLC agreements. She regularly advises clients on legal developments in the area of consumer product safety, assists them in their interactions with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and counsels them on interpreting how consumer product safety laws and regulations apply to them and their products and services.