Sheila M. Mints

Sheila M. Mints


Chair, Healthcare Practice and Chair, Cannabis Law Practice

Ms. Mints’ experience in healthcare transactional matters includes shareholder and employment agreements, purchases and sales of medical practices, including ACO and IPO transactions, and practice mergers. Ms. Mints acts as general counsel to many large practices and ambulatory care facilities, assisting with transactional, tax, human resources matters and negotiation with payors and vendors. Ms. Mints also handles governmental and commercial payor investigations and audits into health care billing and coding practices.

As Chair of the firm’s Cannabis Law Group, Ms. Mints counsels businesses, public entities, and entrepreneurs interested in entering the multifaceted cannabis market. Ms. Mints is the general counsel of the Cannabis Advisory Group, a nonprofit organization of a diverse group of professionals with expertise in cannabis policy, regulatory compliance, business, social justice, economics, science and medicine that are united in the desire to maximize the context for the legal access to hemp and cannabis, both in adult-use and medicinal market.

An experienced tax lawyer, Ms. Mints represents her clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the federal Tax Court and state taxation departments in a variety of tax matters.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

New York


New York University, New York, NY. LL.M.

Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY. Juris Doctorate.

New York University, New York, NY. Bachelor or Arts.

Representative Matters

Represents healthcare provider clients and healthcare business in practice mergers, purchases, sales, joint ventures, co-management of line of business with hospitals, as well as employment relationships with practices and hospitals.

Represents clients in creation and management of IPAs and ACOs.

Negotiates transactions with third party payors and electronic medical record providers.

Represents healthcare providers and medical practices in government and commercial payor investigations and audits.

Represents healthcare providers in licensing board issues.

Represents clients in resolution of tax controversies with Internal Revenue Service and New Jersey State Department of the Treasury.

Advises clients on asset protection and estate planning.

Professional Associations & Memberships

New Jersey Bar Association (Cannabis Law Committee, 2019–)

New York Bar Association

New Jersey Medical Group Management Association

Classes & Seminars

“Red Hot Topics in New Jersey Comp,” Millennium Seminar webinar, May 2020

“Panel Discussion:  Drug Testing in the Workplace and Issues Pertaining to Marijuana,” Millennium Seminars, December 2019

“New Jersey Medicinal Cannabis Legislative Update,” Asian Indian Professionals, Inc., September 2019

“Coffee and carbs: Networking Breakfast for Cannabis Professionals,” Media Friendly Public Relations at 1776 offices in Cherry Hill Mall, August 2019

“Update on Medical Releases” and “Top Employment Law Issues for Medical Practices,” New Jersey New Jersey Medical Group Management Association (NJMGMA), June 2019

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“Obtaining a New Jersey Cannabis Business License” and “Marijuana Business in New Jersey 2018,” National Business Institute, December 2018

“Physician Employment: Hospital v. Private Practice,” American College of Osteopathic Internists Conference, October 2018

“At the Negotiation Table: Strategies to Avoid Bad Deals,” National Business Institute, September 2018

“New Jersey Opioid Legislative Update,” Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset Pain Symposium, May 2018

“Opioid Prescribing Guidelines 101,” Asian Indian Professionals, Inc. Spring Medical Symposium, May 2018

“Legal Updates in Healthcare,” New Jersey Medical Group Management Association, April 2018

“Medical Marijuana in the Workplace: Impact of the Law on Employers,” March 2018

“Defending a Billing Audit” and “Medical Practice Taxation under the New Tax Law,” South Jersey Physicians of Indian Origin, March 2018

“Physician Supervision of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners,” New Jersey Medical Group Management Association 2017 Practice Management Conference, June 2017

“Value-Based Billing: the Impact of MACRA on Health Care Providers,” Centrastate Physician Health Organization, November 2016

“Legal Issues in Medical Practice Management,” American College of Osteopathic Internists Annual Convention, October 2016

“Physician Supervision of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners,” Centrastate Health Partners, September 2016

“Physician Supervision of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners,” New Jersey Medical Group Management Association, August 2016

“Medicare Reimbursement for End of Life Counseling:  How Does it Work?,” Asian Indian Professionals, Inc., May 2016