Adam Colvin is an industry group leader and US lead of our Healthcare Group. Adam focuses his practice on regulatory, corporate and transactional matters in healthcare, including fraud and abuse issues, the Stark Law, joint ventures, hospital-physician affiliation and alignment, physician compensation, purchase and sale of physician practices, clinically integrated networks, accountable care organizations, co-management arrangements, employment and recruitment agreements, establishment of ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers and other ancillary service providers, managed care contracting and general business matters. Adam serves as outside counsel to hospitals, medical device companies and large physician groups.

Following outstanding client feedback, Adam was named as a star lawyer in the Acritas StarsTM global database, 2018: Clients appreciate his "responsiveness, creative and innovative solutions, and thoughtfulness of response." Adam has been listed in Ohio Super Lawyers, a distinction honoring the top lawyers in the state. A member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Adam has spoken on numerous healthcare industry topics, both nationally and locally. Adam is not admitted to practice in Arizona.

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  • Represented a hospital system in the formation of a clinically integrated network with employed and independent physicians.
  • Represented a hospital in connection with withdrawal from a healthcare system and sale to another system.
  • Represented a hospital system in the acquisition of an ambulatory surgery center and real estate (US$43 million) and related co-management arrangement.
  • Represented emergency medicine service provider in its acquisition by a private equity fund.
  • Represented an accountable care organization in connection with compliance, governance and third-party relationship matters.
  • Representation of both hospital systems and physician groups in acquisitions, mergers and other alignment transactions.
  • Represented a cardiology group in connection with the sale of its practice to a hospital system and related employment and management arrangements with hospital system.
  • Represented several independent cardiologist and radiologist groups in connection with the dissolution of a cardiac catheterization lab joint venture involving related physicians and a hospital. This work included the formation of a new physician entity and negotiation of a continued management arrangement between the hospital and the related new entity.
  • Advised long-term care pharmacy in connection with kickback issues, including the request for and receipt of an OIG advisory opinion.


  • University of California, Los Angeles, J.D., 2003
  • Harvard University, A.B., 2000


  • Ohio, 2003
  • Not admitted in Arizona
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Healthcare, an honor based on an exhaustive peer-review process
  • Named an Ohio Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters since 2007

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  • "Bundled Payment Initiatives," American Health Lawyers Association: In-House Counsel Program and Annual Meeting, 2016.
  • Evolving Physician/Hospital Alignment – Five New Transaction Types for 2015," American Health Lawyers Association: In-House Counsel Program and Annual Meeting, 2015.
  • "Accountable Care Organizations – Comprehensive Integration Strategy," 100th Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, 2015.
  • "From Concept to Implementation: Designing a Clinically Integrated Network, a Response to Population Health Management – and the Inevitable Bumps in the Road." American Health Lawyers Association Health Care Transactions Conference, 2015.
  • Strategies for Hospital-Physician Arrangements," Medical/Legal Summit, presented by The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Academy of Medicine Education Foundation and The Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio, 2014.

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