• Biography

    Phil Kim has extensive experience in healthcare law and focuses his practice on transactional and regulatory healthcare matters. He represents various types of providers, ranging from healthcare systems, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups (including non-profit health organizations, or NPHOs), home health providers, and other healthcare companies on the buy- and sell-side of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and operational matters, which include regulatory, licensure, contractual, and administrative issues.

    Phil also assists a number of multinational technology companies entering the digital health space with various service and collaboration agreements for their wearable technology. His clients also include public medical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical companies, as well as the investment banks that serve as underwriters involved in the public securities offerings for such healthcare companies.

    Phil has assisted several clients with myriad types of healthcare arrangements and provider agreements, including the transition of hundreds of physicians from a prior physician group to a new NPHO with a restructured employment model. He has also reviewed and drafted a wide range of professional services agreements, clinical and educational affiliation agreements, lease agreements, business associate agreements, and other services agreements between healthcare companies and various other entities in both the private and public sectors.

    Phil regularly advises clients on healthcare compliance issues involving liability exposure, the Stark law, anti-kickback statutes, and HIPAA/HITECH privacy issues. He also counsels clients on a broad spectrum of matters involving state and federal healthcare laws, complex business structuring and formation issues, employment issues, and matters involving various government agencies, including different state Medicaid agencies, the Texas Medical Board, and Medicare Administrative Contractors.

    Professional Recognition

    • Recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners, for Healthcare in Texas, 2020
    • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2020
  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, cum laude; Executive Editor, SMU Science and Technology Law Review
    • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, with honors
  • Admissions

    • Texas
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Languages

    • Korean