Representing health care providers in a variety of business transactions, Doug Griswold focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, including asset and stock purchase transactions and joint venture arrangements. Doug also works with providers on physician employment and equity arrangements, professional service arrangements, state licensing and certification issues, billing and coding matters, and compliance/regulatory guidance. Doug handles matters in the southeastern United States as well as transactions throughout the country. He is known for cultivating and maintaining good relationships with all parties involved in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for his clients which include both private and publicly held entities. Outside of the health care arena, he advises clients in general corporate law and on business issues including entity formation and governance matters. In addition to consistently offering sound legal advice, Doug provides thoughtful recommendations for the hard decisions that clients must make to fulfill their business goals. When handling a transaction, Doug diligently manages all the moving parts while staying focused on the big picture. He facilitates smooth relations among the various parties and works toward a common goal under deadline pressure. With attention to detail, he ties up all the loose ends to close the deal and advance his clients’ interests. He places a strong emphasis on demonstrating integrity and being highly responsive to his clients’ questions and concerns. Doug’s health care industry clients face a heavily regulated environment, and he stays vigilant to guide them through the ever-changing compliance requirements. He finds it gratifying to help these companies stay on track, articulate their priorities, and adhere to their business strategies so they can achieve success.