B.G. Minisman, Jr., shareholder in the Birmingham office of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C., concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate and business, securities and health law. He has extensive experience in the formation and governance of various business organizations. Mr. Minisman has represented publicly-held companies for many years in a variety of matters, including compliance with the proxy solicitation and periodic reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, tender offers, corporate governance, going private transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. He has also represented closely-held issuers in various industries, including private placements of debt and equity securities. In the health law field, he has experience in the formation and operation of a variety of business entities, including ambulatory surgery centers, HMOs and physician organizations.