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Matthew  Keuten

Co-Leader, Health Care Practice Group


Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
  • cum laude
  • Wayne Law Review, 2004-2006
Michigan State University, B.A.
  • Political Economy
  • with high honors


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Matthew Keuten focuses his practice primarily on advising clients in connection with healthcare regulatory, corporate, and transactional matters. A significant portion of his practice is dedicated to representing clients in a wide array of transactions involving information technology matters.

  • Represents clients in connection with affiliations, mergers, and acquisitions
  • Advises healthcare providers regarding compliance matters, including the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, state fraud and abuse laws, and the corporate practice of medicine
  • Drafts and negotiates commercial contracts related to information technology matters, including licensing agreements, hosting agreements, software as a service agreements, reseller agreements, collocation agreements, and hardware acquisition and maintenance agreements
  • Counsels clients on health care licensure and certification issues
  • Advises clients regarding data privacy and security matters, including HIPAA issues
  • Counsels clients on general corporate law matters and organizational issues


Representative Matters

  • Assisted a large national Catholic healthcare system in various acquisition and divestiture transactions, including the acquisitions of hospitals, nursing facilities, and senior living facilities
  • Assisted healthcare systems in the acquisition of physician practices
  • Assisted private equity funds in the acquisition of healthcare portfolio companies, including companies providing intraoperative neuromonitoring services, rehabilitation and therapy services, and dental services
  • Assisted home health provider in the acquisition of multiple home health companies
  • Assisted clients in the formation of healthcare management services organizations
  • Assisted for-profit healthcare system with the acquisition of a nonprofit community hospital
  • Represented national provider of kidney care and renal products with various commercial contracts related to healthcare and information technology matters
  • Assisted healthcare system with contractual negotiations for the deployment of an enterprise-wide electronic medical record system for its ambulatory service line
  • Structured electronic health record donation programs for healthcare systems
  • Assisted global industrial company in the restructuring of its information technology outsourcing arrangement
  • Assisted provider of home care and infusion pharmacy services with unwinding of a joint venture with a large healthcare system
  • Represented start-up companies, including a health and wellness information technology company and a hydration therapy company, with organizational matters, data privacy and security issues, and commercial contracting



  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2022
    • Recognized in practice area of Health Care Law
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2008 and 2010-2012

Professional & Community Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan
      • Health Law Section
      • Chair, 2017-2018
      • Vice Chair, 2016-2017
      • Treasurer, 2015-2016
      • Health Care Law Section Council, 2014-2019
      • Substantive Law Committee
        • Chair, 2014-2015
        • Vice Chair, 2013-2014
        • Technology Subcommittee, 2010-2013
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Michigan Health and Hospital Association
    • Committee on Hospital-Physician Alignment, 2010-2011

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