Michael Polis has been named the firm’s managing partner. Mr. Polis, who has been with the firm since 1994, takes over the position from Jim Krtil. Mr. Polis received his law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Mr. Polis’ practice focuses on advising Knox-Keene health care service plans and health insurers with compliance-related issues. In addition, he advises insurance agencies and administrators with respect to compliance-related matters. He also advises dentists, physicians, chiropractors and optometrists with respect to corporate formation and tax-related matters. Mr. Polis has written numerous articles on health care, insurance and managed care compliance issues. He has also presented at the California Association of Dental Plans on Knox-Keene compliance-related issues.
Mr. Polis is a member and former chairman of the Health Care Law Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association. He is licensed in California as a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is the Chairman of the Board of Fresh Producers, Inc. and former chair of Goodwill Industries of Sacramento Valley, Inc. In addition, he teaches cost accounting, business and corporate law at the University of California, Davis Extension Program.