Empowering health and wellness enterprises to bring their transformational products and services to market.

  • Regulation, Innovation, Passion: Legal Strategies to Bring Your Dream to Fruition
    The Michael H. Cohen Law Groupprovides legal counsel to start-ups, small to medium to Fortune 500 companies, and practitioners in the health, wellness, and lifestyle industries.
    Michael H. Cohen, JD, MBA, a former professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health, speaks internationally as author of seminal books on healthcare law.
    Our clients include health technology companies (such as telemedicine, online health, medical mobile apps, manufacturers of FDA-regulated products (including cosmetics, dietary supplements, medical devices, biologics, and stem-cell therapies)), health care facilities (hospitals, medical groups and spas, clinical laboratories, dental offices, addiction/sleep medicine centers, autism treatment and behavioral health clinics, surgery centers, yoga/holistic retreat centers, IDTFs, outpatient facilities, and medical tourism ventures), and healthcare practitioners. Contact our healthcare & FDA legal teams for counsel.

Business Law

From Business Formation to Contract Drafting & Negotiation, we provide clear legal advice to grow your businesses.

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FDA & FTC Law

From dietary supplement claims and labeling to cosmetics and medical devices, we navigate enforcement hazards so your products prosper.

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Intellectual Property

We help protect your intellectual property by advising on IP issues and drafting licensing and other appropriate agreements.

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Healthcare Compliance & Regulatory

Whether dealing with Stark and anti-kickback, a Board investigation, or practice management issues, our compliance advice can optimize your business structure.

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Healthcare Corporate & Transactional Law

We draft and negotiate employment and other agreements for your growing healthcare enterprise.

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Healthcare Litigation & Mediation

We can advise and represent you in resolving business disputes, including collections disputes with medical groups.

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Testimonials

  • “After burning through quite a few attorneys to help me w/my business, I feel like I’ve finally found my guy. For the first time, I feel like I’ve found someone who’s not just churning me for fees. Michael truly has my best interest at heart. Plus, he’s a he’s great at listening to my legal needs and helping me navigate the complicated business terrain in an efficient, cost effective, and logical manner. I only wish I’d found him sooner.”

    Madison S., Chiropractor
    San Luis Obispo, CA

  • “Michael is not only knowledgeable, but responsive as well. He researches his facts thoroughly before giving advice and returns calls promptly. What a find.”

    Laura A.
    Sherman Oaks, CA

  • “I’m a business owner and have had dealings with many attorneys. But Michael is one of the only attorneys that truly had my best interest at heart. He is a genuine guy. He truly cares about his clients. There are a lot of jokes about attorneys but Michael is one of a kind. He goes beyond the call of duty and that’s what sets him apart from every other attorney. He has always been available and returns his calls promptly. I can always count on him and so can anyone. I highly recommend his services. .”

    L.R., Chiropractor and President of a management company to a multidisciplinary healthcare practice
    Los Angeles, CA

  • “As a wellness practitioner and consultant to other wellness professionals I understand not only the importance of niche services, but also the importance of expertise. Many practitioners do not understand the complexities of regulations and rules that govern their profession, including setting up an entity correctly, partnering with other health care providers (fee splitting no nos) and product sales in clinic and on line. Doesn’t that sound daunting? It is. I highly recommend Michael Cohen and his team of talented experts. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure applies to business just as much as it does health. Don’t be caught in need of correcting a problem, get it right from the start.”

    L, Acupuncturist
    Los Angeles, CA

  • “Michael H. Cohen is the embodiment of the enlightened, holistic attorney of the future. He is excellent – professional, thorough, sincere, ethical, erudite, kind, spiritual and efficient. Working with him I felt supported and protected. He looks at his clients in a body-mind-spirit way, and at their business from a practical success as well as personal fulfillment point of view. I highly recommend the Law Offices of Michael H. Cohen to anyone interested in receiving high quality, efficient legal services in a genuine and pleasant atmosphere.”

    L.A.C., Holistic Health Care Consultant
    Glendale, CA

  • “…quite thorough and helpful, and I believe I can rely on your advice to proceed in practice with confidence and care.”

    Robert A. Pendergrast, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., Director, Aiken-Augusta Holistic Health


  • “You are shining a bright light in areas that are in such need of more heart-based thinking.”

    Carol Hink, Synergetic consultant, Flying Bridge 360

  • “Michael is a superb business lawyer. His keen intellect and skillful instincts helped our company navigate the complex waters of international contracts. Michael’s cogent, persuasive brief for our recent international mediation and arbitration was invaluable in securing our award. Michael is understanding, easy to work with. He gets the job done at competitive rates and with pleasing efficiency. We have confidence in him to handle our case; he gives valuable advice to the client.”

    Annie Tsang and Gechen Wang, Silver Oasis Technology Ltd
    Hong Kong, Beijing, and Los Angeles

  • “I have nothing but the highest regard for Michael. He was forthright, honest and demonstrated a lot of integrity. He stayed within the bounds of our agreement with respect to costs and I know that he truly does support the practice of CAM. I would wholeheartedly give my recommendation to you.”

    Ronald D. Whitmont, MD, Classical Homeopathic Physician

  • “Mr. Cohen is an extremely knowledgeable and dedicated business lawyer who never ceases to amaze me. His passion is certainly the law, and he uses it to protect and help small business owners and anyone that may be in need. Michael Cohen is very very thorough in everything that he does when working with him.”

    Bryant Tepus, Vice President of Sales, ExpiTrans Inc
    Costa Mesa, CA


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