Katherine E. Missimer
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Phone: 215-665-3012
Fax: 215-665-3165 katherine.missimer@obermayer.com

Katherine Missimer is a well-rounded attorney who practices in several diverse areas of the law. Her primary practice area, however, is corporate and business law. Ms. Missimer’s practice focuses on representing businesses, including new and emerging companies, nonprofits and for profit corporations and health care entities. She provides her clients with advice regarding regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital funding, asset purchase and sales agreements, contracts for employment, management and consulting, and profit and nonprofit entity formation. A recent sampling of her work includes handling a(n):

  • Asset purchase agreement with a commercial printing company
  • Hospital’s acquisition of a group medical practice
  • Refinancing and corporate restructuring for a commercial printing company
  • $100 Million investment for a legal funding company
  • Multi-round funding for restaurant franchise investment group

Although Ms. Missimer focuses her practice in all areas of business law, she also calls upon her experience in real estate law, including in the areas of land use & zoning.  She assists property owners, developers & investors in the drafting and negotiation of development agreements, the drafting and preparation of planned community and condominium documents as well as the preparation of deeds of subdivision, consolidation, easement, confirmation and correction.  Ms. Missimer also has experience representing clients before the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment and the zoning hearing boards of surrounding townships and municipalities.

Recognized by her peers for her work, Ms. Missimer was named to the list of “Pennsylvania Rising Stars” in 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Super Lawyers, a publication of Thomson Reuters which recognizes only 2.5% of attorneys.

While in law school, Ms. Missimer served as an editor for the Drexel Law Review and was the recipient of the Best Oral Argument Award; Best Student Performance Award (Litigation Drafting), and Best Paper Award (Torts II Final Examination).

Ms. Missimer is also proficient in Spanish.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member, Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board Hearing Committee
  • La Salle University Alumni Association, Bucks County Chapter Leadership Committee
  • BNI, Leadership Team, Educational Coordinator; Membership Committee
  • American Bar Association; Young Lawyer's Division Business  Law Committee
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Division
  • Life & Health Compliance Association
  • ABA Health Law Section and its ACO Task Force
  • Business and Transactions Health Care Interest Group
  • Physician Issues Interest Group
  • Healthcare Fraud and Compliance Group

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter - Ownership Options: SPEs, Condominium and Planned Communities at American Institute of Architects Philadelphia

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