Kempton-Serra, Kimberly

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KEMPTONWEB

Kimberly Kempton-Serra

Partner

kkempton@garfunkelwild.com

411 Hackensack Avenue, 5th Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601
P: 201-883-1030

111 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021
P: 516-393-2200

350 Bedford Street, Suite 406A, Stamford, CT  06901
P: 203-316-0483

PRACTICE
Business
Health Care

EDUCATION
Seton Hall University School of Law
(J.D. 2006, cum laude)
Legislative Journal member
Rider University
(2003, summa cum laude)

BAR ADMISSIONS
New Jersey
New York

Connecticut

COURT ADMISSIONS
Supreme Court of New Jersey
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division
Connecticut State Courts

HONORS AND AWARDS
Top Healthcare Transaction Lawyers (2016)
New York Super Lawyers Rising Star (2014-2016)
New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star (2011-2016)
Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Star (2014-2016)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
American Health Lawyers Association

Kimberly Kempton-Serra is a Partner at Garfunkel Wild, P.C., which she joined in 2006. She is a member of the firm's Health Care and Business Practice Groups, which advises clients on a host of health care and general commercial matters, including business structuring, federal and State law regulatory compliance, tax issues, mergers, sales and acquisitions of various health care entities, technology contracts, and employment and equity ownership agreements for practices and health care facilities.

Ms. Kempton-Serra’s practice includes corporate transactions, regulatory and tax analysis, leases, and employment agreements for hospitals, physicians, managed care companies and other health industry clients.  She also has substantial experience in connection with the establishment and operation of ambulatory surgery centers, as well as joint ventures among health care facilities, physicians and other business entities.

Ms. Kempton-Serra was an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law, where she taught Health Law for MSJ's.

Ms. Kempton-Serra received her B.A. from Rider University, summa cum laude, and her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, cum laude.

Publications

  • Regulations for Healthcare in 2016 and Beyond,  The Ambulatory M&A Advisor, Jun 1, 2016 (contributor)
  • Exit Plans and Successors for Physician Owners,  The Ambulatory M&A Advisor, Oct 26, 2016 (contributor)
  • Tax Principles Concerning Buy-outs and Related Post-Withdrawal Compensation Issues, Chapter in Representing Physicians Handbook (Third Edition), American Health Lawyers Association.  Co-authored with Steven R. Antico, Published January 2013
  • Tax Principles Concerning Buy-Outs and Related Post-Withdrawal Compensation Issues, Second Edition Representing Physicians Handbook, Chapter 6, American Health Lawyers Association, November 2009
  • The New Climate of Hospital Governance in New Jersey, NJ State Bar Association, Business Law Section Newsletter, Vol. 32, No. 2, January 2009
  • Business Succession Planning in the Professional Practice Setting, NJ State Bar Association, Business Law Section Newsletter, Vol. 32, No. 2, January 2009
  • Entity Selection for Health Care Professionals, New Jersey Law Journal, July 16, 2007