Paul A. Kiehl Associate

Paul focuses his practice on representing healthcare providers and companies, including hospitals, health systems, physician and dental practices, behavioral health providers, urgent care facilities, laboratories, surgery centers, dialysis facilities, home health providers, DME and medical device companies, Medicare and Medicaid managed care organizations, assisted living facilities, healthcare technology companies, and healthcare entrepreneurs, in corporate, transactional, and regulatory compliance matters.

He also represents lenders, borrowers, and equity sponsors in healthcare-related lending transactions, including senior, mezzanine, and junior credit facilities.

Paul regularly assists healthcare clients with, negotiates, and drafts documents for all manner of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures, affiliations, equity offerings, debt financing, and the acquisition, sale, development, and leasing of improved and unimproved real property. He also advises healthcare clients on general corporate and business matters, capital structure, employment agreements, management and distribution arrangements, commercial and payor contracting, billing and reimbursement disputes, self-disclosures, and regulatory compliance issues, including the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law, state fraud and abuse laws, self-referral, fee-splitting, reimbursement, corporate practice of medicine, state licensure, scope of practice, HIPAA/HITECH and related state privacy and security laws, CLIA, and state laboratory laws.

While earning his law degree at the University of Richmond, Paul served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Roger L. Gregory of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and as a senior staff member on the University of Richmond Law Review, and was also a member of the Walter Scott McNeill Honors Law Society.


Representation of a healthcare-focused private equity firm in its acquisition of an Ohio based manufacturing company that produces prosthetic products for amputees.

Representation of Surgical Care Affiliates, one of the largest providers of outpatient surgery in the U.S., in its acquisition of a Southern California-based ambulatory surgery center.

Representation of a diversified healthcare services company in its sale of two home health businesses to one of the largest providers of post-acute healthcare services in the U.S.

Representation of a subsidiary of Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCAI), one of the largest providers of outpatient surgery in the U.S., in its sale of an ambulatory surgery center and the underlying real estate in Bakersfield, CA.

Representation of a for-profit alliance of hospitals and its parent, a publicly-traded healthcare services company, in the sale of certain retail outpatient pharmacies to one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains.

Representation of a leading OB/GYN practice with offices in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area in a multi-million dollar sale to an integrated healthcare delivery company based in the Mid-Atlantic.

Representation of a national for-profit health system in the sale of an occupational health and urgent care center to a leading provider of occupational medicine services.

  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Senior Staff, University of Richmond Law Review, 2012
  • University of Virginia, BA, History and Spanish, 2008

Member, Business Law and Governance Practice Group, American Health Lawyers Association

Member, Health Law Section; Business Law Section, American Bar Association

Member, Health Law Section; Business Law Section, Virginia Bar Association

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • French
  • Spanish
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