St. John's University School of Law
New York University, Wagner School of Public Service
(M.P.A. with a concentration in health care financial management, 2000)
University of Michigan
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division
New Jersey Supreme Court
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Nicole F. Gade is a Partner at Garfunkel Wild, which she joined in 2015. She is a member of the firm's Health Care and Business Practice Groups, which advise clients on a host of health care and general commercial matters, including business structuring, Federal and State law regulatory compliance, mergers, sales and acquisitions of various health care entities, technology contracts, and employment and equity ownership agreements for practices and health care facilities.
Ms. Gade’s practice includes representation of federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), hospitals, nursing homes and other health care entities in connection with corporate transactional and health care regulatory issues. Ms. Gade has experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements, including stock and asset acquisitions, professional services agreements, management services agreements, and employment agreements.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Gade served as Assistant General Counsel of 21st Century Oncology, a national provider of cancer treatment services (January 2009 through December 2014), where she advised on a variety of matters often encountered by health care providers, including corporate governance and transactions, state and federal regulatory compliance, including federal Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance and HIPAA compliance, as well as employment law matters.
- Co-author, Chapter 1 of the LUGPA Practice Management Playbook, entitled Legal and Economic Issues in Forming a Group Practice