MONTVILLE, NJ — Frier Levitt, LLC, a national boutique healthcare law firm, announced Feb. 1 that Brian S. Kern, Esq., has joined the firm as Of Counsel.
Kern will focus on continuing to grow Frier Levitt in all areas of health law, including payor audits, HIPAA matters, and matters before the Board of Medical Examiners, as well as Mergers and Acquisitions activity. He joins the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group, working closely with Daniel Frier, Esq. and Jonathan Levitt, Esq., co-founding Partners of Frier Levitt, as well as John Morrone, Esq. a partner of the firm. He joins Frier Levitt from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., where he was NE Regional Director of Healthcare.
“Brian is a great addition to our firm,” said Frier. “His experience, background, and reputation in healthcare are well known and respected. We are excited to have him as a part our team.”
Kern is admitted to the NJ State Bar Association and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). He frequently speaks before heath law and medical organizations, including state, county and specialty societies. He writes for publications throughout the healthcare industry, including MedScape (of WebMD), where he serves on the editorial advisory board, Medical Economics, and MD News.
Kern is currently on the Board of NJ Medical Group Management Association (NJMGMA), where he serves as its Affiliate Chair. He is also a member of the Union County Medical Society Judiciary Committee. He has testified before the NJ Legislature, and has worked on several bills impacting healthcare in NJ. In 2016, he was honored as one of "40 Under 40" by NJBIZ.
About Frier Levitt, LLC
Frier Levitt is a national boutique healthcare law firm located in Pine Brook, New Jersey. Our 26 attorneys bring collective experience and backgrounds in pharmacy, hospital administration, professional licensing, Attorney General actions, clinical practice, and medical billing. We provide comprehensive legal services to healthcare providers, including physician groups, laboratories, surgery and imaging centers, compounding and specialty pharmacies, outsourcing facilities, chemical manufacturers, repackagers, wholesalers, group purchasing organizations, buying groups, and other healthcare related businesses. Frier Levitt is uniquely positioned to serve as a guide to healthcare providers, offering a broad and deep understanding of federal and state healthcare laws and regulations and the industry as a whole. For additional information, visit www.FrierLevitt.com.