AmSpa members receive a complimentary 20-minute Introductory Compliance Assessment with a ByrdAdatto attorney.
ByrdAdatto’s national aesthetic practice combines deep industry knowledge with complex regulatory experience and business savvy. Michael Byrd, Brad Adatto, and Alex Thiersch routinely lecture throughout the country at the major aesthetic medical conferences and industry events. We represent doctors nationally in all the specialties in the aesthetic space. We represent a variety of businesses attempting to navigate the highly regulated aesthetic industry.
ByrdAdatto also has a unique relationship with the American Med Spa Association. Alex Thiersch is the founder and CEO and Michael Byrd and Brad Adatto sit on the board for AmSpa. ByrdAdatto powers the legal resources provided by AmSpa.
As the son of a doctor and entrepreneur, Michael S. Byrd has a personal connection to both business and medicine. He has blended these life experiences to become a leading advocate for doctors and dentists throughout the United States. He routinely lectures at continuing medical education seminars on the various business and legal issues that medical professionals face. Outside of health care, Michael has used these same skills to handle sensitive and complicated business matters for entrepreneurs, business owners, attorneys, CPAs, high net worth individuals, and public figures. He has been named to Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Lawyers, published by Thompson Reuters, for multiple years (2009-2016) and recognized as a Best Lawyer in Dallas by D Magazine (2013, 2016).
Brad Adatto’s background is in regulatory, transactional, and securities law. Having worked in health care law his entire career, he has an in-depth knowledge of the “do’s and don’ts” of this heavily regulated industry. As the son of a medical doctor and grandson of a medical doctor and dentist, Brad has the health care industry in his blood. He enjoys helping his clients build successful businesses by showing them how to avoid legal problems, create new opportunities, develop new partnerships, and form new entities. Brad has worked with physicians, physician groups, and other medical service providers in developing ambulatory surgical centers, in-office and freestanding ancillary service facilities, and other medical joint ventures. He regularly counsels clients with respect to federal and state health care regulations that impact investments, transactions, and contract terms, including Medicare fraud and abuse, anti-trust, anti-kickback, anti-referral, and private securities laws.
Alex founded the American Med Spa Association (AmSpa), a trade group and consulting agency that provides comprehensive, relevant and timely legal and business resources for medical spas and medical aesthetic practices throughout the United States. He is a prolific speaker, lecturing throughout the world on aesthetic regulations and compliance issues. His law practice focuses on representing plastic surgeons, medical spas, and aesthetic practices in business and compliance matters. He also contributes to a variety of industry and consumer publications and websites on medical spa legalities and medical spa best practices.
Renee Coover has a unique background, blending litigation with healthcare law. A former litigator in high-stakes employment cases, she has extensive experience with counseling and representing businesses in employment matters, policies, and contract disputes, and defending business owners in state and federal trials. She has also served as General Counsel for the American Med Spa Association, advising health care professionals on regulatory and legal issues governing the medical spa industry. She assists doctors, dentists, and other medical professionals with their businesses and regulatory challenges, and routinely advises and counsels business owners in proper corporate formation, complying with specific state laws and regulations, and implementing proper employment policies and practices for their business.
Jay’s practice focuses on the representation of business clients, with health care being the core of his practice. His health care and regulatory expertise involves the counseling and advising of physicians, physician groups, other medical service providers and non-professionals. Specific areas of expertise include Federal and State health care regulations and how they impact investments, transactions and various contractual arrangements, particularly in the areas of Federal and State anti-referral, anti-kickback and HIPAA compliance. He can communicate complex issues effectively, helping clients understand and feel comfortable with the course of action required. He has a background as both a litigator and transactional attorney, bringing a unique and balanced perspective to the firm’s clients.
We regularly assist medical practices, medical spas, and other businesses in the aesthetic space. We assist in planning and creating new businesses, mergers and acquisition, regulatory compliance, and a spectrum of legal services in the business of aesthetics.
Below are some of the services we provide:
- Regulatory Compliance
- Business Planning and Formation
- Business Disputes
- Employment Agreements/Contracts
- Private Securities
- Mergers, Acquisitions, and Practice Transitions
- Technology/Intellectual Property
- Peer Review
- Outside General Counsel