Navigate the Legal Issues Implicated in Senior Housing

Long-Term Care and Senior Housing

The operation of assisted living facilities in North Carolina involves numerous legal matters, including but not limited to resolving and litigating liability claims, contracting for necessary goods and services, forming and maintaining corporate entities, obtaining and renewing facility licenses, obtaining and maintaining Certificates of Need, obtaining Medicaid reimbursements, and litigating regulatory appeals before the North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings. Waldrep LLP has extensive experience with all of these types of matters and many more affecting the senior housing industry. 

Waldrep LLP has the experience to handle any bankruptcy matter. Tom Waldrep has practiced commercial bankruptcy law for over 30 years, representing creditors, debtors, trustees, and committees in all types of bankruptcies. For nine years, Tom served as a United States Bankruptcy Judge. Now he regularly appears in bankruptcy courts throughout the Southeast. Jennifer Lyday and Francisco Morales together have practiced commercial bankruptcy law for over 10 years. The firm’s attorneys have successfully handled many bankruptcies, out-of-court workout agreements, foreclosures, and other proceedings under state law.


Waldrep LLP delivers superior client service with a reasonable fee structure. We strive to generate superior work product while billing our clients for fewer hours than our competition for comparable work. Our clients’ interests are our priority. If we waste time in pursuit of a solution, then our client has wasted money. Our experience and knowledge deliver exceptional value for our clients.


Waldrep LLP is not a full-service law firm. Rather, it is a boutique law firm that specializes in only a few areas of practice: business insolvency, commercial bankruptcy, and healthcare transactions. This specialization allows us to focus our energy and talent on helping clients with what we know best—bankruptcy and insolvency law.


Thomas Waldrep of Waldrep LLP attracts high praise for his "extremely knowledgeable and very well respected" bankruptcy practice. Clients highlight the depth of experience he brings as a former bankruptcy judge and praise his practical approach, stating: "People gravitate toward him because they know they're getting pragmatism. He distills issues quickly."

Chambers and Partners, 2017 Chambers USA Guide

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