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Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) & Autism Provider Business Owner Representation

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We advise and represent many behavioral health practitioners, and ABA professionals including psychologists, Board Certified Behavior Analysts ®, Registered Behavior Technicians ®, behavior technicians and other private and public business owners and investors concentrating in providing autism and related disorders support services throughout the United States. As a business and healthcare law firm, our law firm is committed exclusively to helping healthcare business owners, professionals, providers, and with particular focus on behavioral health-based businesses. Over the years, we have gained a particular expertise in understanding the challenges associated with operating a behavioral health business while also focusing on the provision of compassionate patient care to this venerable patient population. With attorneys who have represented behavioral health providers either as outside or in-house general counsel, we have a particular and focused expertise in the ABA community.

We are a proud Gold Level Partner with a Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (“BHCOE”) and offer savings on legal services to BHCOE Community Members. Please visit for more information.

As an AV-rated healthcare law firm, our objective is to provide world-class customer service with experienced attorneys and professional staff who help you ensure legal compliance in all aspects of your autism-based business.

Regardless of your service model, we can assist you as your healthcare counsel in meeting federal, state and local legal and compliance requirements. Whether you provide center-based, home-based, community-based, school-based or early intervention-based behavioral services, our legal/compliance team is trained to navigate legal requirements and assist you in meeting your business objectives, contracting with your funding sources and payors, satisfying business formation requirements, and resolving credentialing issues. Our goal as a law firm is to establish legal pathways for you to advance your vision, goals and intended service model.


Engagements of our behavioral health-based legal services often include the following types of legal services:

  • Setting up your company, including operating agreements, formation requirements and documents, EIN, employment agreements
  • Real estate leases
  • Employment law issues and disputes
  • Design of written policies, procedures, and handbooks
  • Vendor and payor contracting
  • Navigating through payor audits and recoupment demands
  • Licensing services
  • Compliance manuals and policies
  • Financing and business partnerships\
  • Trademark and related intellectual property issues
  • Corporate practice of medicine considerations
  • M&A transactions and joint ventures
  • Safety and Security matters
  • Litigation management
  • Vendor contracting issues
  • Flat-fee-based Outside General Counsel Services

Our legal team’s assistance is always based upon a thorough examination and understanding of the factual details of your behavioral health services model and the compliance ramifications of how you intend to conduct business, so that we can properly assess and help you mitigate your business risks.

In many types of matters, we offer a package of legal services designed to conform to your specific need on a flat-fee basis. For some behavioral health services businesses with recurring legal or compliance needs, a tailored monthly retainer works best to have our firm serve as outside General Counsel, available as needed to our client. In all engagements, our objective as a law firm is to provide extraordinary service and high-quality legal work in a manner that conforms to your business needs.


Our healthcare law business has offices in Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia.  We service our customers across the country on a national basis. A member of our team will be glad to speak with you regarding your behavioral services business and any specific legal needs. To schedule a consultation, contact us at our office nearest you, or email us at We look forward to meeting you.

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