Oberman Law Firm



As health care becomes more complex, so does the Optometry Industry.

Oberman Law Firm handles a wide variety of legal issues for the Optometry Profession including:

  • Optometry Transactions
  • HIPAA Privacy & Security
  • Practice Sales & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Acquisitions/Sale
  • Lease Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Incorporations/Professional Corporations
  • Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Associate Buy-Ins
  • MSO’s
  • Partnership Dispute
  • Employee/Employment Handbooks
  • Optometry Board Defense
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • OSHA Compliance

Achieving Corporate Goals

Many of our clients engage in the joint venture or merger and acquisitions of optometry practices as an integral part of their corporate strategies. Due to our reputation for providing creative, efficient, and effective solutions to our clients, we are one of the leading optometry merger, acquisition, and joint venture law firms.

We have particular experience in simple and complex optometry mergers and acquisitions. These types of transactions often require expertise in many legal disciplines. To address the complexities of these transactions, we create multidisciplinary client teams that work together seamlessly and efficiently to complete the transactions.

Optometry Mergers & Acquisitions

Oberman Law Firm’s Optometry Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group closes deals. Spanning multiple disciplines, our attorneys complete optometry transactions and work collaboratively with advisers to provide high-caliber, integrated legal advice covering all areas needed for a seamless negotiation and closing process. By taking the time to understand the economic and value-related consequences singular to our clients’ optometry transactions, our practice works to protect interests and lead in the navigation of a full range of deal options.

Our services include:

  • Acquisitions of Stock and Assets
  • Corporate Restructurings
  • Formation of Joint Ventures and Strategic Partnerships
  • Recapitalizations
  • Spin-offs

Optometry Corporate and Transactional

Oberman Law Firm’s Optometry Corporate and Transactional Practice provide a range of legal services that cover all the bases of the life cycle of an optometry practice. Working in collaboration with our optometry clients allows us to provide our clients with comprehensive legal advice designed to minimize liability, maintain flexibility, and advance our client’s objectives.

Our services include:

  • Commercial Contracts and Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Exit Strategies and Succession Planning
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Outside General Counsel
  • Planning, Choice of Entity, and Formation
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital

Experienced optometry-centric attorneys with diverse backgrounds allow us to successfully and creatively address the legal problems involved in the day-to-day operations of an optometry practice. By combining our legal skills with optometry-centric acuity, we provide our optometry clients with legal options and advice that is fashioned to not only help with our client’s immediate matters but also to position their practice for future success. We value the relationships we cultivate with our clients and we seek to provide legal insights that are beneficial and lasting for our clients.

Employment Law

We understand that the most valuable asset an optometry practice has is its employees. We also understand that effective management of human resources in a practice allows an optometry practice to achieve its objectives. We try to understand our optometry clients’ goals in order to provide effective employment advice. With practice priorities clearly in mind, we help clients effectively manage their human resources.

Key Services:

  • Compliance Audits
  • Corporate Restructurings
  • Employment Counseling
  • Employment Litigation
  • Associate Compensation
  • Internal Investigations
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Non-Compete Agreement
  • Federal and State Compliance

Compliance-focused Counseling

On a daily basis, we help optometry practices comply with employment laws. Our systematic approach, combined with our knowledge of best practices, allows us to provide creative and cost-effective solutions. We have developed solution sets to avoid common employment law pitfalls, training modules to educate managers, and checklists to help avoid liability. We understand that proactive, preventive counseling can avoid employment disputes, lawsuits, and investigations.

Resolving Disputes

While employment counseling may prevent many disputes, it cannot prevent all disputes. When litigation ensues, Oberman Law Firm seeks to obtain a favorable result as quickly and as efficiently as possible. We provide an up-front assessment of the case including settlement possibilities, the chances of prevailing on a dispositive motion, and appropriate staffing of the case.