Sachin V. Java

Associate

Sachin focuses his practice on corporate law matters including business counseling, mergers and acquisitions, and health care regulatory compliance. He has experience in transactional matters including commercial contracts, corporate formation, governance and compliance, and divestitures. Sachin regularly works with clients in the health care industry, including long-term care providers and other health care entities, advising on health care transactional matters, operations transfers, change of ownership matters, and compliance matters under the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the False Claims Act, and HIPAA. Prior to joining the legal profession, Sachin served in several clinical research and healthcare administration operational roles at the Cleveland Clinic and as an engineer for DePuy Orthopaedics, a Johnson & Johnson Company.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University

    (B.S., 2006)

    (M. Eng. & Mgmt., 2007)

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

    (J.D., 2015)

    Concentration in Business Law

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Experience

  • Assists with a wide variety of corporate law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, compliance, commercial contract negotiation, and general business matters.
  • Strategizes potential business structures and joint venture arrangements for health care providers.
  • Assists skilled nursing and assisted living facility owners and operators in the purchase, sale, and financing of long-term care facilities, including drafting and negotiating transactional documents and advising clients on structuring and closing such transactions.
  • Assists clients with regulatory requirements and filings related to change of ownership and change of operator transactions for skilled nursing facilities and other long-term care providers.
  • Advises clients on health care compliance issues pertaining to the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the False Claims Act, and other state and federal health care fraud and abuse laws.
  • Provides counsel regarding EMTALA, HIPAA, HITECH, and state privacy and medical records laws, and other regulatory and corporate compliance matters.

Publications & Presentations

Publications

  • “Ethical Case for Inclusion and Diversity,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (March 2021)
  • “TIPS for Law Firms of All Sizes to Increase Diversity,” American Bar Association Quarterly—Tortsource! (Fall 2020)
  • “Surreptitious Recording by Attorneys: Ethical?” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (April 2019)
  • “Takeaways from a Comprehensive Set of Social Media Ethics Guidelines,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (March 2019)
  • “Ohio Incentivizes Companies To Focus On Cybersecurity,” Law360 (November 2018)
  • “The Declaration: Under Disciplinary Rules ‘Practicing Law’ in Ohio is Not Limited to Practicing Ohio Law,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (October 2018)

Presentations

  • “Navigating International Contracts,” Ohio Small Business Development Center, Cleveland State University Monte Ahuja College of Business (January 2021)
  • Global Virtual B2B Summit 2020, Collaborative Chambers Alliance (September 2020)

Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association (Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS); TIPS Outreach to Young Lawyers Committee; TIPS Diversity and Inclusion Committee, August 2019-August 2021; TIPS Technology & New Media, August 2020-August 2021; TIPS Now! Fellow, August 2019-August 2020)
  • Asian American Bar Association of Ohio (Board of Directors, January 2021-present)
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (Ethics and Professionalism Committee, August 2018-present; Council on Conscious Inclusion, August 2021-present)
  • South Asian Bar Association of Ohio (Treasurer, August 2020-present)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Cleveland Animal Protective League (Board of Directors)
  • Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)
  • Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association Mentor Program (Alumni Mentor)
  • Great Lakes Science Center (Garrett Morgan Professionals Group)

Honors

  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2021)