Jeffrey Kent, Attorney

Frame LeftJeff has broad experience in healthcare transactions, with a legal career spanning more than 20 years.   Jeff has counseled hospitals, physician groups, and other healthcare organizations with respect to a wide range of transactional and operational matters, and has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances, entity structuring and governance, real estate, finance, management and professional services agreements, and other legal matters arising in the complex, highly regulated environment of healthcare.

Jeff has served as in-house counsel for more than half of his career, including Assistant General Counsel at Community Hospital Corporation and Deputy General Counsel at Parkland Health and Hospital System, giving him an understanding of the need to protect an organization’s legal interests without compromising business objectives.  He was previously a transactional and healthcare attorney in the Dallas office of Patton Boggs.

BACKGROUND

EDUCATION

J.D. – Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1997

B.A. – Southern Methodist University, 1994

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Health Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Business Law and Health Law Sections

State Bar of Texas

Business Law, Corporate Counsel, and Health Law Sections

Dallas Bar Association

Corporate Counsel and Health Law Sections