Ms. Dicdican is an attorney in the firm’s health care and business services practice groups where she represents clients with general business, corporate finance and health care matters.
Ms. Dicdican represents a wide variety of clients (ranging from large corporate entities to small business owners to individuals) in matters of varying complexity in connection with general business and contract matters. She has addressed and managed a variety of issues related to companies in different stages of development, including choice of entity, entity formation and general corporate formation and maintenance. Ms. Dicdican also has assisted public companies with corporate governance issues and SEC/Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; and has represented buyers and sellers in all aspects of public and private mergers, acquisitions, private placements, debt financings, and venture capital financings. She also has experience in intellectual property, licensing and franchising issues.
Ms. Dicdican’s health care practice includes serving the legal needs of hospitals, institutional health care providers, health care clinics and medical practitioners in matters regarding managed care contracting, physician-hospital joint ventures, practice expansion opportunities, medical staff issues, physician contracting, incentive compensation arrangements, corporate practice of medicine issues, patient referrals, Medicare/Medicaid fraud and abuse, kickbacks and Stark law issues and corporate restructuring. Ms. Dicdican also advises health care clients on matters relating to HIPAA regulations, as well as health information technology (HIT) and electronic health record (EHR) issues, including the purchase and sale of technology products and services and related intellectual property issues. Ms. Dicdican also represents long term care and senior services providers in matters relating to acquisitions and sales, development and financing of facilities, and corporate compliance.
Ms. Dicdican’s in-house counsel experience includes serving as an associate attorney at The Coca Cola Company in Atlanta, where she counseled various national and international business units on trademarks, copyright, antitrust, securities, corporate and promotional marketing matters. She also participated in a select international associate program working at The Coca Cola Company offices in Johannesburg, South Africa and Manila, Philippines.