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Sirote & Permutt Hosts a Free Seminar About Health Care Law

May 2, 2013

The law firm of Sirote & Permutt, PC is pleased to present an educational seminar about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact on businesses and individuals alike. David Randall of UAB Health System is the keynote speaker and will assess the ACA’s effect in Birmingham. Sirote attorneys Lenora Pate, Cynthia Ransburg-Brown, Ronald Levitt, Maples Jay and Andy Andrews will discuss employer related issues such as auto enrollment, the Cadillac tax and non-discrimination rules, as well as choice of entity concerns for businesses.

The seminar will take place at 10 am on May 7, 2013, at Vulcan Park and Museum. The speakers will provide valuable information for business leaders, accountants and professionals who are affected by the ACA laws.

About David Randall
Randall is Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development at UAB Health System. Randall joined the Health System in 2004 to provide strategic support to the hospital and its affiliates. Most recently, he led a planning process to identify strategic initiatives aimed at making UAB Medicine the preferred academic medical center of the 21st Century (AMC21). Prior to joining UAB, Randall served as a health care consultant who helped academic medical center clients address financial, strategic and operational issues. Randall holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

About Lenora W. Pate
Pate chairs the Health Care Law practice at Sirote & Permutt. She advises health care providers, institutions, practices, professionals, businesses and related associations on their business and legal needs, including federal and state regulatory issues. Additionally, she has significant experience in the areas of government and public policy, including state certificates of need, licensure, and state and federal health care legislative and regulatory matters. Pate, a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney is also listed in the Best Lawyers in America for Health Care Law. Additionally, she is active in statewide government issues and is a former Director of the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations. She presently serves as Chair of the Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform, Inc., a state wide grassroots organization dedicated to reforming Alabama’s outdated 1901 Constitution.

About Cynthia Ransburg-Brown
Ransburg-Brown is a member of the Health Care Law practice at Sirote & Permutt. She advises numerous physicians, physician groups and health care organizations on matters involving regulatory issues, entity formation and operations. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Health Care Law at the UAB School of Health Related Professions. Ransburg-Brown is listed in Best Lawyers in America for Health Care Law. She earned her JD from Cumberland School of Law and her BS from Northeast Louisiana University.

About Ronald Levitt
Levitt’s legal practice focuses on business and tax planning issues, particularly for closely held and family owned businesses. He counsels clients in business planning, succession planning, entity formation, representation of S Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and other flow-through entities, mergers and acquisitions, purchases and sales of businesses, and healthcare law. Additionally, Mr. Levitt handles federal and state controversy matters, estate planning and charitable deduction planning, including planning and defending conservation easements. Best Lawyers in America selected him as Birmingham’s “2012 Best Lawyer of the Year” for Tax Law. Mr. Levitt, a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney for over 20 years and a fellow and on the Board of Regents of the American College of Tax Council, speaks throughout the country and is a frequent author, including co-author of the treatise Tax Planning for S Corporations (2d Ed.), published by Lexis/Nexis.

About Jay G. Maples
As a member of the Corporate & Tax practice group at Sirote, Maples focuses his legal practice on the business and tax needs of his clients. Prior to practicing law, Maples was a certified public accountant. Maples has been listed as a Birmingham Magazine “Top Attorney” for Tax Law. He earned his LLM in Taxation from New York University, his JD from the University of Alabama School of Law and his BS from Auburn University.

About Andy Andrews
Andrews practices with the Corporate & Tax group and Health Care Law group at Sirote. He advises clients in the areas of general business, tax and health care regulatory issues. Prior to practicing law, Andrews worked as a certified public accountant in the tax group of a national accounting firm. He earned his JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law, his Master of Accounting from Kenan-Flagler Business School and his BA from the University of North Carolina.


Associated Attorneys:
Bruce 'Andy' Andrews
Ronald Levitt
Jay Maples
Lenora W. Pate

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