About W. Kenneth Davis, Jr.

Ken Davis helps his health care clients design, structure and grow their businesses. He represents physicians, hospitals, ancillary service companies and other health care and e-health providers and businesses in transactions and regulatory matters. With decades of experience and ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Ken is a trusted legal advisor for his health care clients' businesses.

Ken is one of America's best-known attorneys, and frequently lectures, in the area of radiology, having represented numerous radiology groups of various sizes, imaging center owners and operators, hospitals, and other businesses involved in various capacities within radiology. He has also represented many radiology groups in transactions with physician practice management companies and other consolidators.

A leading voice in health care law

Described by clients as "a tremendous attorney with excellent vision and ability to handle complex issues," Ken offers guidance as they embark on forming new businesses, joint ventures, networks, and management and other service relationships aimed at integrating and improving the efficacy of the health care process. Ken advises on initial structuring and business model development, analysis of regulatory and reimbursement issues, private equity, debt-based and leasehold financing, and mergers and acquisitions. He also regularly provides health care compliance counsel for clients.

Ken helps keep his clients up to date on changing health care regulations, including the Stark Law, the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act, as well as similar and other state laws such as prohibitions on the corporate practice of medicine and fee splitting. He counsels clients on reimbursement and compliance issues pertaining to Medicare participation.

Prior to joining Katten, Ken served as vice president and general counsel for Princeps Inc., a Nashville, Tennessee-based physician practice management company focused on diagnostic radiology services. The company was the result of a merger between Healthcare Resource Management Inc. and Princeps Medical Practice Management Inc., which Ken had co-founded and for which he had served in dual capacities as chief operating officer and general counsel.

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"Ken Davis is very knowledgeable and always provides excellent advice and solutions."

Chambers USA 2023
(Illinois, Healthcare) survey response

Practice Focus

  • Health care law and compliance
  • Corporate transactions
  • New business formation
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate agreements

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