William Barrett, Mandelbaum Barrett (Dental Business Radio, Episode 30)
William Barrett, CEO of Mandelbaum Barrett and author of The DSO Decision: Winning Answers from Every Angle, was Patrick O’Rourke’s guest on this edition of Dental Business Radio. He covered considerations for practice owners who are considering selling their practice to a DSO or creating a DSO themselves. Bill and Patrick also discussed getting proper legal counsel, misclassification of independent contractors, practice brokers, partnerships, and much more.
William Barrett, Chief Executive Officer, Mandelbaum Barrett
William Barrett is the Chief Executive Officer of Mandelbaum Barrett. He has over 20 years of experience representing a wide range of businesses with a unique specialty in mergers and acquisitions. He provides strategic advice to companies of all sizes from formation to dissolution and every stage in between. He is known for the personal attention that he gives his clients and the energy he brings to every deal. Bill has a reputation as a deal maker who knows how to be creative and get things done.
Bill often serves the role as outside general corporate counsel to his clients and advises them on issues concerning contracts, employment law compliance, developing policies, executive compensation programs and agreements, as well as business succession and related tax planning. His representative clients include commercial organizations and entrepreneurs in the areas of manufacturing, industry, service, banking, finance, insurance, construction, real estate development, as well as healthcare professionals of varying disciplines and organizations. Throughout his career, Bill has successfully managed the purchase or sale of hundreds of businesses, professional practices, and facilities.
In the healthcare space, Bill is well recognized nationally as a transactional lawyer in dental and medical practice transitions, practice sales and purchases, associate buy-ins, start-ups, and the structuring of dental services organizations (DSOs) and management services organizations (MSOs). Bill represents clients throughout the country and is well versed in the specific rules and regulations that govern the healthcare industry.
William S. Barrett (Bill) is the author of Pain-Free Dental Deals: An Entrepreneurial Dentist’s Guide to Buying, Selling and Merging Practices and The DSO Decision: Winning Answers from Every Angle. He has authored many articles addressing the legal and business needs of licensed professionals and facilities. He regularly speaks on a wide variety of topics to professional tradeshows, associations, study groups, societies, as well as students and residents at dental and medical schools across the country. In 2018, Bill appeared on Howard Farran’s well-regarded show Dentaltown to talk about practice transitions. Hear what he and Howard spoke about here.
About Dental Business Radio
Dental Business Radio covers the business side of dentistry. Host Patrick O’Rourke and his guests cover industry trends, insights, success stories, and more in this wide-ranging show. The show’s guests include successful doctors across the spectrum of dental practice providers, as well as trusted advisors and noted industry participants. Dental Business Radio is underwritten and presented by Practice Quotient and produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®. The show can be found on all the major podcast apps and a complete show archive is here.
Dental Business Radio is sponsored by Practice Quotient. Practice Quotient, Inc. serves as a bridge between the payor and provider communities. Their clients include general dentist and dental specialty practices across the nation of all sizes, from completely fee-for-service-only to active network participation with every dental plan possible. They work with independent practices, emerging multi-practice entities, and various large ownership entities in the dental space. Their PPO negotiations and analysis projects evaluate the merits of the various in-network participation contract options specific to your Practice’s patient acquisition strategy. There is no one-size-fits-all solution.