Ulmer’s Expanding Health Care Practice Adds Associate in Cleveland

June 15, 2022 – Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Daniel C. Utrata who joins as an Associate in the firm’s thriving Health Care Practice Group.

Utrata joins Ulmer’s Cleveland office where he will focus his practice on the representation of clients operating in the health care industry. He will assist with a variety of real estate and corporate transactional matters, including commercial real estate leasing, acquisition, and disposition. He will also assist with business counseling, mergers and acquisitions, and other general corporate matters, such as commercial contracts, corporate governance, and compliance. His diverse skills add to Ulmer’s robust practice that advises health care clients on a range of regulatory and transactional matters along with the day-to-day legal needs of their businesses.

“Daniel is a great addition to our team and will enhance our ability to provide our clients with the services they need in order to grow their businesses,” said Jennifer Lawry Adams, Co-Group Leader of Ulmer’s Health Care Practice Group. “His outstanding academic achievements, intellect, and work ethic will be an asset to our rapidly expanding client base.”

Utrata previously worked for a real estate and land development consulting firm where he assisted with permitting, title review, and document preparation for land leasing and easement acquisition. Prior to becoming an attorney, Utrata completed a Fulbright Fellowship in Lemgo, Germany, where he worked as an English teaching assistant. Utrata earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Ohio University, and his J.D. from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University.

Ulmer’s Health Care Practice Group is known for its substantial body of transactional work across the country and helps clients achieve their overarching business objectives while navigating important regulatory requirements under state and federal law. The group’s deep understanding of compliance with physician self-referral, fraud and abuse, and false claims laws, combined with its ability to structure and negotiate all aspects of potential business transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, debt and equity financing transactions, investment vehicles, and other complex agreements, provides health care clients one destination for their widespread legal needs.