Kenneth R. Charette

Kenneth R. Charette

Associate

Corporate, Business & Banking • Healthcare • Mergers & Acquisitions • International Business & Trade Law

Kenneth R. Charette is a member of the Firm’s Corporate, Business & Banking Group, as well as its Healthcare Group. He routinely assists clients with a wide range of business and corporate law matters, including, but not limited to: entity selection and formation, shareholder relations and corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, regulatory compliance, and general contract drafting and review.

In his healthcare law practice, Mr. Charette counsels hospitals, surgery centers, medical group practices, independent living facilities and other health care providers (as well as individual physicians) on transactions specific to the healthcare industry, such as the structuring of practice mergers/acquisitions or joint ventures, physician services agreements, billing and reimbursement matters, medical practice buy-ins/buy-outs and issues of regulatory compliance involving HIPAA’s patient privacy rules, the Stark Law, and the Anti-Kickback Statute.

He also advises clients on various types of international business transactions, such as licensing agreements, joint ventures, distributorships, import-export compliance and other forms of cross-border relationships.


Education

 
  • The University of Cambridge, LL.M (Cambridge, England)
    • Member of the University’s BUIHA Division 1 Ice Hockey Team
  • The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude (University Park, PA)
    • Comments Editor: The Penn State Law Review
    • Woolsack Honor Society
  • Michigan State University, B.A. (East Lansing, MI)

Bar Admissions

 
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Clerkships

 
  • Summer Law Clerk for Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Jr., The Michigan Supreme Court (Detroit, Michigan)
  • Legal Intern at The United Nations’ International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (The Hague, Netherlands)
  • Legal Intern at the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General, Bureau of Consumer Protection (State College, Pennsylvania)

Community Activity

 
  • United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley Emerging Leader
  • Center for Humanistic Change, Inc., Board of Directors