Shobha N. Lizaso is an attorney with over 10 years of experience in providing legal and compliance counsel to clients in diverse industries, namely healthcare. Her practice is focused on the following areas: corporate, intellectual property, and non-profit law.
Shobha has provided general counsel services to several large corporations, advising them regarding
- Corporate administration;
- Corporate compliance;
- Employment agreements;
- HR Policies & Employee Manuals
- Marketing arrangements;
- Advertising compliance;
- IT Contracts;
- Asset purchases;
- Technology transfer agreements;
- Sale or assignment of intellectual property rights;
- Software or Trademark Licensing;
- Trademark or Copyright Registration;
- Physician Medical Device Development Agreements;
- Purchase/Sale of Assets or Equity;
- Regulatory Audits; and
- Formation of tax-exempt entities
Shobha also has deep experience as a litigator form her time at one of Florida’s largest law firms where she worked on the prosecution of financial fraud. She has a strong financial background, acquired from her previous career as a forensic accountant at top national and regional C.P.A. firms. She also earned the Certified Fraud Examiner credential and she serves as an arbitrator, rendering binding opinions for a government regulator.
Ms. Lizaso earned a BA in Comparative Psychology from University of South Florida/Tulane University (Founder’s Scholar) and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from University of Miami School of Law. Shobha also serves as legal counsel or advisor to several non-profit organizations and is founder of the Captive Animal Research & Enrichment (C.A.R.E.) Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit that promotes the use of enrichment for the well being of animals in sanctuaries, rehabilitation centers, and shelters.
US Tax Court
U.S. Healthcare Compliance Certification from Seton Hall Law School (recognized as one of the top 10 law schools in the country for healthcare law)
Certified Fraud Examiner
Arbitrator for the American Health Lawyers Association
Brickell Magazine “Top 20 Professionals Under 40” 2015
Shobha Lizaso is serving as legal counsel to the Maniapure Foundation USA, a non-profit organization that is determined to bring telemedicine based healthcare to over 10,000 people living in remote areas of Venezuela.
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