TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that Erin Smith Aebel, partner in the Tampa office and Co-Chair of the Tampa Health Law Department, is the recipient of the American Diabetes Stop Diabetes® SHARE Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual volunteer who has demonstrated in their community a significant and ongoing ability to recruit, train, and motivate local volunteers. Erin in the Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Community Leadership Board and the Walk Chair for the Step Out to Stop Diabetes Walk. Erin’s team was also a Top 10 Team for the Step Out Walk.
Erin is Co- Chair of one of the largest health law practices on the West Coast of Florida with nine Florida health law regulatory lawyers, including two board certified health lawyers, and 32 other Florida lawyers that practice in the health care industry. Additionally, Erin is certified as a health law specialist by The Florida Bar and named Tampa Bay Business Journal 2014 Businesswoman of the Year – Legal Services. Her clients include physicians, physician group practices, diagnostic imaging centers, pharmacies, clinical laboratories and medical spas. She regularly advises clients on Stark and fraud and abuse, HIPAA and licensure issues arising from joint ventures, acquisitions and changes of ownership. Erin regularly prepares and negotiates physician employment agreements, physician recruitment agreements and medical director agreements. She is frequently involved in licensure and scope of practice issues for her clients, including weight loss clinics, medical spas and other aesthetic medicine ventures. Erin received her J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Loyola University.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service business law firm with more than 240 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.