New York, NY, January 19, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused webinars announced today that Laura Gabrysch, Sr. Associate, of Fulbright & Jaworski Llp will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webinar entitled: “Healthcare Finance Update 2009: How to Cope With Bad Debt, Shrinking Charity & Reimbursement Level,and Expense Management”. This 2-hour event is scheduled on March 26th, 2009, Thursday, at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2008_healthcare.html)
Although better positioned than most industries, Healthcare is not immune to the woes which are plaguing the rest of the economy. Healthcare Finance Executives face many challenges in '09 including: bad debt, shrinking charity care, federal reimbursement shortfalls, and expense management issues. Many are hopeful that a new president and administration will make changes to help alleviate these fiscal maladies though all are preparing for the worst.
The Knowledge Congress has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and experts to help Healthcare professionals cope with all of these issues. The speakers will share their expert opinions in a two-hour Healthcare Finance webinar. The panel will present their findings, which include “Best Practices” in a two-hour Live webinar.
About Laura Gabrysch
Laura Gabrysch's practice encompasses a wide variety of matters related to Federal and local taxation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and tax-exempt organizations. Laura's experience includes representing entities with respect to formation and operations, mergers and acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, sales of businesses, deferred compensation, employment taxes, and general tax matters.
Additionally, Laura has substantial experience in advising and representing tax-exempt organizations on all matters related to tax-exempt status. This experience includes: conducting detailed tax compliance reviews; applying for and obtaining Federal and local tax-exempt status; structuring mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions; and advising clients with respect to governance, board fiduciary duties, joint ventures, physician and executive compensation, excess benefit transactions, tax-exempt bonds, state and local taxation, and taxation of related and unrelated income.
Professional activities and memberships: American Bar Association - Health Law Section; Tax & Accounting Interest Group, Chair and Hot Topics Editor; Participated in IG Working Group to prepare comments to Redesigned Form 990, 2007
Areas of concentrations: Tax; Health; Corporate; Corporate Governance; Probate and Fiduciary
Publications: Co-Author, "A Survey of New Developments in Tax-Exemption Law: What Compliance Officers Need to Know," Journal of Health Care Compliance, November/December, 2007
Educational background: 2001 - LL.M., Taxation, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law; 1996 - J.D., summa cum laude, St. Mary's University School of Law; 1988 - B.A., University of Texas
Laura served on the editorial board of the St. Mary's Law Journal and the Florida Tax Review. She was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1996.
Civic involvement: The Artist Foundation of San Antonio, Pro Bono Legal Counsel, Director and Immediate Past Chair.
About Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Fulbright & Jaworski Llp is a full-service international law firm that serves the needs of businesses, governments, non-profit organizations and individual clients around the world. Fulbright is one of the largest law firms in the United States with nearly 1,000 lawyers and more than 50 integrated practice areas. There are sixteen Fulbright locations world-wide. Additionally, Fulbright has more than 50 years of experience representing health care clients in a wide range of issues, including litigation, tax matters, Federal compliance issues, and professional malpractice claims. Fulbright has been deeply involved in the development of both large and small health care providers as well as community health clinics -- ever since Fulbright lawyers helped establish the Texas Medical Center
For more information about Laura Gabrysch, and Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, please visit: www.fulbright.com