Williams Parker Attorneys at Law Sarasota Attorneys

Juliana Ferro

Associate

Juliana Ferro

Juliana focuses on helping businesses, owners, entrepreneurs, and investors with general business and operational matters, including preparing and reviewing asset purchase agreements, compliance policies and manuals, employment agreements, medical director agreements, and commercial lease agreements.

She has experience in the healthcare industry working with physicians, physician practices, and other health-related facilities and provides counsel to international investors interested in doing business in the United States. A native of Bogotá, Colombia, Juliana is fluent in Spanish and French and speaks conversational Portuguese. She regularly participates in community events with international trade commissioners exploring business development opportunities at Port Manatee.

Examples of her recent matters include:

  • Represented a senior housing operator in the purchase of six skilled nursing facilities in various locations throughout Alabama, including distressed facilities. The multiparty matter included operations transfers, corporate and tax matters, licensing issues, financing, and compliance issues
  • Represented a commercial developer in the restructuring and recapitalization of investment companies with French investors
  • Prepared healthcare compliance manuals for a small physicians practice and a continuing care retirement community
  • Prepared employment agreements and compliance manuals as part of an ongoing engagement with one of the nation’s largest 340B drug pricing program participants providing services to persons with HIV and STD diagnosis
  • Prepared transaction documents for the sale of an ophthalmology practice
  • Prepared employment agreements for a family chiropractic practice
  • Represented an agricultural client in the process of obtaining water permits for a tomato farm
  • Advised a small business in the evaluation of FDA labeling compliance for dietary supplements

Juliana graduated from law school with a joint degree from the University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.) and Sciences Po Law School in Paris (Master in Economic Law). She interned at the Food Law & Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School, Center for Health and Policy Innovation.  Prior to attending law school, she was a Program Analyst for the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, D.C.

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What is Board Certification?

Board certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of competency and experience. Certification recognizes an attorney’s special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. It is designed to help consumers identify specialists in various areas of law. Only 6% of eligible Florida Bar members are board certified. Not all qualified lawyers are certified, but those who are board certified have taken extra steps to have their competence and experience evaluated.

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, Virginia Journal of International Law and Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Editorial Board
  • Master in Economic Law, Sciences Po Law School, Paris
  • B.A., University of Miami, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

PRACTICES

ADMISSIONS & LICENSURE

  • Bar

    • Florida

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

BAR & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Business Section, Steering Committee

LANGUAGES

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
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