Robert M. Wolin

Partner

Houston
T 713.646.1327  |  F 713.751.1717

"Robert Wolin is noted for his 'brilliant' transactional work and is also regularly sought after to advise on regulatory compliance matters."

— Chambers USA 2014

A member of the firm's Healthcare Team, Robert Wolin maintains an active healthcare and business practice with an emphasis on counseling clients in the healthcare industry. A creative and hardworking advocate, Robert utilizes the scope of his experience in his confident and knowledgeable approach to clients' situations. 

Robert is board certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been named to the prestigious Chambers USA Guide: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leader in the healthcare practice area.

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  • Served as healthcare regulatory counsel in connection with sale of multiple pharmacy businesses to multiline healthcare enterprises. Involved complex regulatory matters, responsible for regulatory filings more than 500 pharmacy licenses, permits, and Medicare and Medicaid applications.
  • Advised pharmacy benefit management company in the regulatory aspects of the sale of its pharmacies, discount health plan provider, third party administrator and Medicare Part D insurer to a leading global private investment firm and continues to advise the client following the sale. Involved complex and high-stakes transactional and healthcare law matters. Advised client on significant health regulatory matters and was responsible for licensure and filings.
  • Works with several leading national specialized health care providers to negotiate lease and acquisition agreements for their multiple locations across the United States, including fraud and abuse and Stark compliance aspects of transactions involving referral source leases.
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Experience

  • Served as healthcare regulatory counsel in connection with sale of multiple pharmacy businesses to multiline healthcare enterprises. Involved complex regulatory matters, responsible for regulatory filings more than 500 pharmacy licenses, permits, and Medicare and Medicaid applications.
  • Advised pharmacy benefit management company in the regulatory aspects of the sale of its pharmacies, discount health plan provider, third party administrator and Medicare Part D insurer to a leading global private investment firm and continues to advise the client following the sale. Involved complex and high-stakes transactional and healthcare law matters. Advised client on significant health regulatory matters and was responsible for licensure and filings.
  • Works with several leading national specialized health care providers to negotiate lease and acquisition agreements for their multiple locations across the United States, including fraud and abuse and Stark compliance aspects of transactions involving referral source leases.
  • Assisted large anesthesia group practice in sale of management assets to a leading global private investment firm. Provided corporate and regulatory guidance in negotiation of transactional documents and guidance in structuring transaction and continues to advise the client and its acquirer following the sale.
  • Advised physician owned hospitals in connection with purchase and sale transactions, affiliations, and joint venture agreements with regional integrated delivery system providers, including fraud and abuse and Stark compliance aspects of the transactions.
  • Routinely represents healthcare providers in negotiation of operational agreements with suppliers and vendors, including for high technology equipment. 

Recognitions

  • Wolin, Robert MChambers USA: Healthcare in Texas (2009 to 2014)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2013 to present)
    Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC
    • Houston: Health Care Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell: AV Preeminent
  • Law 360: Health Editorial Advisory Board

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association

Community

  • John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science: Board of Directors

Services

Industries

Prior Positions

  • Contemporary Long Term Care Magazine: Editorial Board (1988 to 1990)

Admissions

  • Texas, 1984

Education

  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 1984, with honors, National Moot Court Team
  • M.B.A., M.H.A., The Ohio State University, 1981
  • B.S., University of Maryland, 1979