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Laura Fent

Laura D. Fent

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Laura assists physicians in structuring their business relationships to comply with federal and state anti-kickback, self-referral, and patient privacy laws.

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Laura D. Fent contact information

Phone: 316-631-3118
Fax: 316-630-8466

Email: lfent@hinklaw.com
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Ms. Fent is a business attorney practicing primarily in the areas of business and corporate law, healthcare, franchising, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate.

Since graduating in 1998 with a J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Kansas, Laura has represented entrepreneurs from the inception through the merger or sale of their businesses. Among other things, this representation has included providing assistance to businesses in general business, capital raising, franchise, real estate, and intellectual property licensing transactions.

Laura assists physicians in structuring their business relationships to comply with federal and state anti-kickback, self-referral, and patient privacy laws.

Presentations

Laura is a frequent speaker to both public and private groups on a variety of topics related to business formation and health care matters. Below is a selection of topics:

  • Unlocking Liquidity Through Ownership Transition – The Legal Side of Exit Planning, Hinkle Law Firm, February 2019
  • Business and Corporate Law, Voices Video Series, Hinkle Law Firm, May 2014
  • HIPPA at Sunrise Series, Hinkle Law Firm,  Wichita, KS – August – October, 2013

Affiliations, Activities & Honors

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Heart Association Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association
    – Nomination Committee (2009-2010)
  • Wichita Women Attorneys Association
    – Board Member (2008 – 2011)
    – Treasurer (2010 – 2011)
  • University of Kansas Medical Center Institutional Review Board (HSC #2)
    – Voting Member (Feb. 2012 – Present)
  • Wichita State University Shocker Business Plan Competition
    – Judge (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011)
  • The Rotary Club of Wichita, Inc. (2007 – 2009)
    – Rotary Celebration Committee (2009)
    – Rotary Habitat for Humanity (2009)
  • World Trade Council of Wichita, Inc.
    – Board Member (2003-2006)
  • Wichita Business Journal “40 Under 40” Class of 2010
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2010, 2011)
  • Best Lawyers 2015 – 2017 (Health Care Law) 

Education 

  • University of Kansas, J.D. and M.B.A., 1998
    – Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, Articles Editor and Staff Member, 1996-1998
    – Dean’s List for Graduate Students
  • University of Kansas, B.A., with distinction, Spanish and History, 1994
    – Phi Beta Kappa
    – Phi Alpha Theta
    – Sigma Delta Pi

Bar Admissions 

  • Kansas Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas