Tamu Fourie is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP based in the Firmís Miami office. She is a member of the Health Department.
Tamuís practice focuses on representing physician practices, ambulatory surgery centers and other health care providers in acquisitions, syndications and other corporate, regulatory and transactional health care matters, including state licensure, Medicare/Medicaid provider enrollment, regulatory changes of ownership, self-referral laws, anti-kickback, Certificate of Need and HIPAA. Tamu has significant experience in drafting corporate and governance documents for health care providers, including employment agreements, non-compete covenants, professional service agreements, management agreements, and operating agreements.
Prior to joining McDermott, Tamu worked in the medical device industry and for an international law firm, in the areas of acquisition finance and mergers & acquisitions.
While in law school, Tamu studied International Community Health and Public Law at the University of Cape Town's Medical School and Faculty of Law in Cape Town, South Africa and was awarded a fellowship with the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She has a Masters Degree in Public Health and was awarded a graduate research fellowship from the National Institute of Drug Abuse.
Tamu is admitted to practice in New York and Florida and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Community Service and Outreach Committee of the Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association.
New York University School of Law, J.D., 2000
University of Miami School of Medicine, M.P.H., 1997
University of Miami, B.S. (with honors), 1994