Paul E. Risner, Esq.

Panel member for the American Health Lawyers Association and the American Arbitration Association


Mr. Risner has over 25 years of executive, operations and legal management in complex health and non health operating and start-up organizations, including in organization creation and governance, change management, risk analysis and prevention, regulatory compliance, merger and acquisition, compensation arrangements, and all other legal and financial transactions.

Serving as a panel member for the American Health Lawyers Association and the American Arbitration Association, Mr. Risner sits as an arbitrator in complex healthcare and commercial cases. He advocates for alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration, as an alternative to litigation. Working with some of the largest healthcare providers in the Southeast, and as a corporate lawyer working primarily in healthcare, Mr. Risner has developed expertise in all areas of Hospital/Physician transactions, including hospital management, Information management, and privacy and security.

Mr. Risner served as Vice-President/General Counsel of several leading healthcare hospitals and providers, including St. Vincent’s Health System, Sarasota Memorial Health System, Boca Raton Community Hospital, and Mr. Risner has served as COO (interim) of Advicare Corp., a Medicaid MCO in South Carolina, EVP of MyLooks Inc. (a U.S.-based plastic-surgery practice management company) and COO/General Counsel of U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. (a US-based health and wellness company). Mr. Risner is Board-Certified in Health Law in Florida and holds licenses in both Florida and Tennessee. He is a graduate of of Jacksonville University, and the University of Florida Law School.