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Driven by strong relationships with her clients, Casey Gocel passionately helps entrepreneurs, start-ups and closely held entities create, expand and reshape their businesses.
Enthusiasm, responsiveness and relationship-based service are cornerstones of Casey’s practice, which focuses on a full range of business concerns, including start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, private equity placements, contracts, and corporate governance concerns. In addition, Casey, who has an LL.M. in taxation, frequently guides business owners through the tax, estate planning, and wealth preservation issues that weave through their business and personal lives.
Casey Co-Chair’s the firm’s Corporate Law Practice Group where she advises clients across a range of industries and is widely noted for her representation of dentists and dental specialists. As the co-chair of the firm’s National Dental Law Center, Casey has executed hundreds of successful dental practice transitions across the country, in addition to advising doctors on the critical business elements of their practices. Casey is also the co-author of Pain Free Dental Deals, one of the industry’s go-to resources for entrepreneurial dentists, and The DSO Decision, which delves into the DSO business model from a number of angles, including best practices for selling to DSOs, competing or partnering with them, forming affiliate groups, and launching personal DSOs.
As a member of the firm’s executive committee, and a director of the firm’s charitable foundation, Casey also helps guide Mandelbaum Barrett PC’s strategic growth and philanthropic activity. Outside of the office, Casey is an active mother with two young daughters, Denali and Magnolia, and an avid athlete who has run five marathons, over 30 half marathons, and numerous triathlons and Ironman events.
In 2022, Casey was named the Woman of the Year by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society following outstanding fundraising efforts of over $130,000 for the organization. In 2019, Casey was named to NJBIZ’s Best 50 Women in Business List and named by Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners as a Top 25 Leading Intrapreneur. In 2017, Casey was named as one of NJBIZ’s “Forty under 40” for her commitment to business growth, professional excellence and community service. In 2016, Casey was selected as a “New Leader of the Bar” by New Jersey Law Journal. She was also included to the Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list from 2015 to 2020.
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Deal Alert: Our National Dental Law Group Closed a Transaction on the Sale of a Cosmetic Dentistry and General Dentistry Practice to a DSO
November 23, 2022Mandelbaum Barrett PC’s National Dental Law Group successfully closed a transaction involving the sale of a cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry practice to a dental support organization (“DSO”) with a large national footprint. The transaction included an equity component with a total purchase price over $3.5 Million. Our team – comprised of Casey Gocel, Melody […]
Associate Buy-In Deal Structures
November 21, 2023An Associate Buy-in integrates a dental associate as a co-owner in a practice, blending clinical skills with business acumen. Structured via cash, installment, sweat equity, or shadow account, it's crucial for both parties to consult legal and financial advisors. The journey goes beyond dentistry, fostering a collaborative and prosperous dental practice.
Going Green and Staying Out of Legal Trouble: The Art of Green Marketing
November 17, 2023In today’s environmentally conscious world, green marketing has become a significant trend for businesses aiming to attract eco-minded consumers. Companies often use eco-friendly claims to promote their products and services, but they must tread carefully to avoid lawsuits and maintain their reputation. In this blog, we’ll explore green marketing and suggest some steps companies can […]
Client Alert: Corporate Transparency Act
November 16, 2023On January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”) will become law and will impose reporting obligations which will impact millions of small businesses across the United States. It is critical for business owners to understand the CTA reporting requirements as failure to comply can result in both civil and criminal penalties. If you own […]
Navigating Q4 as a Family-Owned Business
October 25, 2023As 2023 nears its end, family-owned businesses must prioritize critical aspects. From succession planning to corporate governance and technology integration, a comprehensive approach is crucial. Ensuring legal compliance, managing risks, and fostering employee relations are vital for sustained success. By addressing these concerns, businesses can pave the way for a prosperous future.
Frighteningly Smooth Dental Practice Transitions: Avoiding Scary Legal Pitfalls
October 25, 2023Contracts are paramount in dental practice transitions, serving as the foundation for smooth transactions. From purchase agreements to non-compete clauses, clarity is key. However, navigating the eerie world of due diligence, taxes, and regulatory approvals demands expert legal guidance. Avoid the specter of legal complications and enjoy a ghost-free transition.
Don’t Miss Casey Gocel, Esq. and Members of National Dental Law Group at GNYDM, the Biggest Dental Event in the US
September 24, 2023Excitement is building as we approach Greater New York Dental Meeting, the largest dental meeting in the United States, just one month away! Make sure to stop by Booth 3214 to connect with our National Dental Law Group team where we will be offering complimentary books and valuable information. Also be sure to join us […]
Explore the DSO Decision at GNYDM: Join Casey Gocel, Esq. and Other Panelists on November 29th
September 24, 2023In the dental profession today, many conversations broach the topic of DSOs. There is a lot of information out there, both true and false. There also is a great deal of confusion about what DSOs really do and how they operate. On November 29, Co-Chair of our National Dental Law Group, Casey Gocel Esq., will […]
Casey Gocel and Panelists to Speak on DSOs at Greater New York Dental Meeting
August 22, 2023Co-Chair of our National Dental Law Group team, Casey Gocel, Esq. will be speaking at Greater New York Dental Meeting – the largest dental meeting in the United States! Together with this “All-Star” panel (Benjamin Bush, Brian Houlahan and Justin Schafer), they will help the nation’s leading dental professionals better understand DSOs. This informative presentation […]
Countdown to Casey Gocel’s Presentation on DSOs at AAOMS 2023!
August 22, 2023Excitement is building as we approach the AAOMS Annual Meeting, just one month away! Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with our National Dental Law Group team at Booth #1139, where we will be offering complimentary books and valuable information. Also, be sure to join us on September 22, where Co-Chair of the National Dental […]
Join Us at AAOMS Annual Meeting to Explore DSOs with Casey Gocel, Esq., on September 22nd
August 4, 2023In the dental profession today, many conversations broach the topic of DSOs. There is a lot of information out there, both true and false. There also is a great deal of confusion about what DSOs really do and how they operate. On September 22nd, Casey Gocel, Esq., Co-Chair of our National Dental Law Group, will […]
CEO William Barrett and Partner Casey Gocel will Present on “Understanding EBITDA” at Dentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas
September 9, 2022From September 15-16, 2022, Casey Gocel and William Barrett, the two co-chairs of the firm’s National Dental Law Group, will be at Dentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas presenting on “Understanding EBITDA.” If you will be attending and would like a better understanding of EBITDA, be sure to visit the Fortune Management Booth (#102). We hope to […]
Partner Casey Gocel Presents “A Legal Health Checkup” to Fortune Management Dentists in Hawaii
July 22, 2022On July 20, 2022, Casey Gocel, who co-chairs the firm’s National Dental Law Group, was in sunny Hawaii with Fortune Management talking about the importance of giving one’s dental practice a legal health checkup. During her session, Casey emphasized the need to look at corporate compliance, healthcare regulatory requirements, employment compliance, HIPAA and cybersecurity, real […]
Mandelbaum Barrett PC congratulates Casey Gocel, Esq. who was honored today as one of the NJBIZ Leaders in Law for 2022
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William Barrett and Casey Gocel Published an Article for Dental Practice Management on Doing Deals with DSO
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Gocel Spoke at Paramount Oral Surgery Study Club on Practice Transitions
September 25, 2019On September 25, 2019 Casey Gocel presented on “Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership and Transitions” to the Paramount Oral Surgery Study Group in Staten Island, New York.
Gocel To Speak At Paramount Oral Surgery Study Club On Practice Transitions
July 23, 2019On September 25, 2019 Casey Gocel will be presenting on "Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership and Transitions" to the Paramount Oral Surgery Study Group in Staten Island, New York. The seminar will cover:
Casey Gocel Named as a Top 25 Leading Intrapreneur by Leading Women Entrepreneurs
May 30, 2019Congratulations to Shareholder Casey Gocel who was named by Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners as a Top 25 Leading Intrapreneur. Leading Women Entrepreneurs (LWE) is a networking organization that recognizes outstanding women in business. This award honors the innovators in corporate environments who support diversity efforts. Casey has helped numerous companies become Women Owned Businesses and specializes in corporate transactions and estate planning. Casey also leads the Firm's Women's Initiative and Charity Committee.
Member Casey Gocel Named to NJBIZ Top 50 Women in Business
March 26, 2019We are proud to announce that Mandelbaum Barrett PC Shareholder Casey Gocel has been named by NJBIZ as one of the Top 50 Women in Business.
Bill Barrett and Casey Gocel Authored an Article for DrBicuspid.com on "Independent Contractor or Employee: What's the Difference?"
August 7, 2018Understanding the difference between an Independent Contractor and an Employee is a challenge many practice owners often grapple with. In this article from DrBicuspid.com, William Barrett, Esq. and Casey Gocel, Esq. LL.M. break it down to help avoid the serious financial ramifications of misclassification.
Casey Gocel Provides Advice for New Startups in Blerp.com
April 25, 2018Casey Gocel provided advice for new startups in a blerrp.com blog post earlier this year. Blerrp is an online forum to help entrepreneurs and provide a platform for questions to be asked and answered. See what Casey has to say here: https://www.blerrp.com/blog/10-legal-experts-provide-their-best-advice-for-new-startups/
Casey Gocel Named to NJ Biz Forty Under 40
July 18, 2017We are proud to announce that our Member Casey Gocel, Esq. LL.M. has been named by NJ Biz as a Winner of their Forty Under Forty Award! We could not be more proud of Casey's accomplishments both professionally and within the community! According to NJ Biz, "These up-and-coming stars of the New Jersey business community have achieved professional excellence at a young age, representing the future of their industries and the state as a whole." Congratulations Casey and all of this year's winners!
Casey Gocel Honored As New Leaders of the Bar by NJ Law Journal
May 3, 2016At Mandelbaum Barrett PC, we've long known that Member Casey Gocel is among the best young attorneys in New Jersey. We're pleased to announce that the New Jersey Law Journal agreed when it recently selected Casey