Now more than ever, people are taking preventative measures and changing the way they live and work to stay fit, energetic and healthy. From healthy eating to exercise, the focus on wellness, in all aspects of personal and corporate life, has increased dramatically. Fitness- and health-related businesses have expanded into a trillion-dollar market.
Shifting consumer behaviors and trends and evolving nutritional standards and health care policies are driving growth in the health and wellness industry and bringing new opportunities to companies in a variety of sectors. We leverage our breadth of experience, across several practice areas, to provide counsel and guidance attuned to the specific needs of the broad range of fitness and wellness companies and entrepreneurs, including:
ConvergenceRI | January 25, 2021
Providence Health Care partner Chris Browning contributed this article identifying the legal trends in a post-pandemic world surrounding health care delivery, transactions, and employment agreements, where rapid policy interventions have altered the prevailing landscape.
American Health Law Association | November 05, 2020
In this podcast episode, Washington, D.C. Health Care counsel Sarah Swank speaks with two health care general counsel about how their hospitals are managing the pandemic response, including how they are dealing with patient load and planning for the future, and supply and workforce issues.
IAM | April 02, 2020
Boston Intellectual Property partner Mark FitzGerald discusses how the microbiome—the collection of microbes that occupy the human body—has become an increasingly fruitful source of insights for life sciences researchers looking to develop new therapeutics.
Forbes | February 13, 2020
In his latest contributed column, Los Angeles Intellectual Property partner Erik Birkeneder writes about how health care AI technologies that demonstrate empathy can help improve patient satisfaction and engagement.
Buffalo Business First | December 06, 2018
Buffalo Corporate associate Alexandra Lugo is interviewed on how companies can create employee wellness programs that benefit workers, boost the bottom line and comply with regulations.
Club Industry | October 31, 2018
In the second part of this two-part column, Nixon Peabody attorneys Kristin Jamberdino, Keri McWilliams, and Tarae Howell discuss potential avenues of expansion for fitness studios, including licensing and franchising. Click here to read Part Two.
Club Industry | October 22, 2018
New York City Complex Commercial Disputes partner Kristin Jamberdino, Washington DC Corporate partner Keri McWilliams and Boston Complex Commercial Disputes associate Tarae Howell co-wrote a two-part contributed article advising boutique fitness entrepreneurs on best practices for expanding their brands. Click here to read Part One.
Employment Alert | 02.24.21
Higher Education Webinar Series | 09.20.19
Health Care Alert | 11.19.18