Kathleen M. Premo

Firm: Epstein Becker & Green, P.C
Location: St. Petersburg - FL

  • 1 Beach Dr. SE Suite 303
    St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • Tel : 727-362-6144
  • Fax : 888-509-0788

KATHLEEN M. PREMO is a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the St. Petersburg office of Epstein Becker Green. For more than 20 years, she has served as a legal and strategic advisor for a diverse range of health care and business clients, including Fortune 500 companies, hospital and health systems, Medicare Advantage provider groups, and entrepreneurial privately held companies. Ms. Premo’s clients appreciate her sophisticated business acumen and insightful, real-world legal counseling, honed while serving as a legal advisor, strategist, and health care executive during her years as General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer for various health care clients.

Ms. Premo advises a full spectrum of health care industry service providers and businesses, including such risk-bearing organizations as medical service organizations (“MSOs”), independent practice associations (“IPAs”), accountable care organizations (“ACOs”), physician organizations and large medical groups, hospitalist and post-acute providers (including hospices, nursing homes, and home health agencies), specialty care networks, ambulatory care facilities, management companies, and private equity specializing in health care companies, among others.

In 2019, Ms. Premo was recommended by The Legal 500 United States in the area of Healthcare: Service Providers.

Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Ms. Premo was the founder of Premo Advisors, where she provided executive-level legal solutions to companies presented with growth opportunities, business sales and acquisitions, strategic initiatives, and material business challenges. She has personally managed more than 30 sales or acquisitions involving, in total, hundreds of medical practices.

Previously, Ms. Premo was General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer of a multi-state Medicare Advantage MSO and Medical Group. In that role, she served as the lead attorney for Florida and Georgia third-party payor contracting (including Medicare Advantage and other risk-sharing arrangements, forms of pay-for-performance, ACO structures, collaborative care arrangements, and network contracting). Ms. Premo also managed the company’s acquisitions and growth strategies, physician contracting, litigation and employment matters, and its legal risk management program. Earlier in her career, she served as employment and regulatory counsel for a network of nonprofit children’s hospitals and as corporate integrity agreement compliance, licensing, and government reimbursement counsel for a national drugstore chain. Her professional career began at a business and health care law firm in Minnesota that represented large privately held commercial, health care, and post-secondary educational institutions.

Ms. Premo has conducted seminars and presented on risk contracting, health care reform, efficient and effective business law advising, law office development, and HIPAA. In 2014, she was a finalist for Top Corporate Counsel by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes. Founded in 1973 as an industry-focused firm, Epstein Becker Green has decades of experience serving clients in health care, financial services, retail, hospitality, and technology, among other industries, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Operating in locations throughout the United States and supporting domestic and multinational clients, the firm’s attorneys are committed to uncompromising client service and legal excellence.