Jonathan A. Keller

Associate

About

Jonathan A. Keller advises a diverse group of health care entities, including hospitals, health systems, large physician groups, and other health care businesses on a wide range of health care–related matters. He provides counsel relating to health care transactions and strategic affiliations, clinical trial agreements, professional service agreements, third-party vendor service contracts, and compliance with a broad array of federal and state laws and regulations, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, and New Jersey’s Codey Law. Jonathan also provides guidance on issues pertaining to telemedicine and telehealth, HIPAA/HITECH, and laws regarding physician reimbursement.

Prior to entering private practice, Jonathan served as Corporate Counsel to East Orange General Hospital and was a member of the hospital’s executive team. During his time at the hospital, Jonathan was heavily involved in the hospital’s acquisition by a for-profit entity, prepared physician employment and lease agreements, advised the hospital’s medical executive committee on credentialing and medical staff bylaw matters, and oversaw the day-to-day legal operations of the hospital. Jonathan also served as Secretary to the Board of Trustees of the hospital.

Jonathan previously served as a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Joseph P. Quinn, Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division in Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Jonathan is also a New Jersey State Registered Pharmacist, and he previously worked as a pharmacist with a regional pharmacy chain.

Experience

  • Represents clients in a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliations, and contractual matters, including professional services agreements, management and administrative service arrangements, and lease agreements within the health care industry.
  • Conducts due diligence reviews and advises hospitals and medical practices on strategic corporate transactions.
  • Prepares term sheets, operating agreements, joint venture agreements, purchase agreements, and related ancillary documents in connection with health care transactions.
  • Counsels physician groups and physicians on clinical trial agreements, informed consent issues, and fraud and abuse compliance.
  • Advises health care clients on the formation of holding companies, management services companies, and captive practices to ensure compliance with corporate practice-of-medicine laws and regulations.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2013, Concentration in Health Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Seton Hall Law Review - Associate Editor
  • Rutgers University, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Pharm.D, 2010, summa cum laude

Organizations

American Health Lawyers Association
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
New Jersey State Bar Association, Health Law Section
MD1, Inc. – Board of Directors