MARTIN T. DURKIN, JR. returned to Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP after working as Associate Counsel for one of the leading integrated non-profit health systems in the United States. As Associate Counsel, Mr. Durkin assisted with physician practice acquisitions, physician employment agreements, physician services agreements, and a variety of other legal matters germane to the daily operations of the physician practice plan.
Mr. Durkin is a partner in the Business/Corporate and Health Care Practice Groups. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Health Law, Corporate Law and Commercial Transactions, assisting clients with navigating the rapidly changing regulatory environment in which they conduct their business.
Mr. Durkin represents health care entities and providers in matters that require analysis of federal and state fraud and abuse laws, such as the Stark and Anti-kickback statutes and regulations, the False Claims Act, HIPAA privacy and confidentiality of medical records, as well as matters of a more general nature such as restrictive covenants and the practice of multi-jurisdictional telemedicine. He has assisted health care clients in a variety of matters, including negotiating and drafting asset purchase agreements, physician service agreements, medical directorship agreements, management services agreements, hospitalist agreements, employment and independent contractor agreements, locum tenens agreements, software license agreements and business associate agreements.
Mr. Durkin also represents several health care and business clients as their outside general counsel. He assists business clients in negotiating and drafting a wide variety of transactional documents, such as stock purchase and asset purchase agreements, commercial leasing agreements, non-disclosure agreements, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, joint venture agreements, commercial sales agreements (manufactured goods), employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, shareholder agreements, and partnership agreements.
Mr. Durkin was appointed by the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to serve as a Hearing Committee member and was reappointed by the Board to serve a second term through July 2010. He previously served as a Board Member of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority from 1999 through 2004.
Licensed since 1992
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