Episode 11: Contract Negotiation is a Chess Game, with Karen Davidson

Karen Davidson is a health care attorney and the managing member of the Law Offices of Karen E. Davidson LLC. She’s been helping physicians strategically negotiate their business arrangements for over 25 years. She’s a graduate of Temple University James Beasley School of Law and licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and Maine. She represents physicians in virtually all medical specialties and helps them analyze and negotiate all manner of arrangements including employment agreements.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why Karen is licensed in Maine in addition to Pennsylvania and DC
  • Why she got into the healthcare side of law
  • Issues many women have when negotiating
  • Some of the unique requests Karen has had to negotiate for her clients
  • Why she doesn’t recommend negotiating for everything someone wants in their contract
  • The differences in contract negotiation for healthcare people in major systems vs. smaller practices
  • How Karen’s clients find her
  • The complex formulas for compensation and why women shouldn’t just accept what they’re told
  • A client of Karen’s that was given a deal, decided not to take it, and why she’s happy that she made that decision
  • Why Karen’s work requires her to be respectful and courteous

Ways to contact Karen: