Healthcare Attorneys for Physicians

The attorneys at Malecki Brooks Ford Law Group offer a diverse skill set along with broad healthcare industry knowledge in advising their physician clients. Our team also utilizes an integrated approach in problem-solving and tailors all solutions to the particular issue faced by the individual physician or physician practice. Specifically, our clients seek counsel on issues regarding ancillary services, licensing defense in response to the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation (IDFPR), and corporate transactional matters faced by physician practice groups. Our representation is multi-faceted in that we assist on various matters, from reviewing an employment or on-call services agreement to drafting or reviewing complex management service agreements.

For New Physicians

After years of schooling and training, you are ready to enter into your profession with your first full-time position. From contract negotiating to mitigating malpractice claims, building a strong foundation to grow will build your career.


We can assist you with the following:


  • Contract review
  • Employment Agreements
  • Independent Contractor Arrangements for Services
  • On-call Service Agreements
  • Medical Director Agreements
  • Consulting Arrangements
  • Review managed care agreements
  • Draft and advise on management service organization (MSO) agreements
  • Practice and corporate entity formation
  • Joint business ventures
  • Medical practice mergers, acquisitions, and sales
  • Medical equipment purchases and leases
  • Real estate purchases, office space leases, provider based clinic arrangements
  • Review of restrictive covenants and non-complete clauses
  • Risk assessments and risk reduction strategies
  • Labor and employment law matters
  • Medical Staff Bylaws disputes and due process related
  • Private Equity Transactions
  • Separation/Severance Agreements


  • Medicare, Medicaid and health insurance company audit assistance and representation
  • Third-party payor coding and billing requirements
  • Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) advice and representation
  • License application and discipline cases at the IDFPR
  • HIPAA/HITECH privacy assessments and assistance with compliance and breaches
  • Compliance assessments and development of compliance plan/policies
  • Employment practices and policies
  • Provision of compliance officer and compliance education
  • General/in-house counsel services


  • Potentially compensable event management
  • Crisis management
  • Deposition assistance
  • Contract disputes
  • Malpractice defense

Contact an Attorney

Melinda Malecki

Aileen Kiska Brooks