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Lorin E. Patterson

Lorin E. Patterson


Washington, DC

Lorin focuses on business, corporate, commercial and securities law, with an emphasis on healthcare joint venture formation, planning and development.

Lorin assists healthcare clients in the formation and capitalization of physician-owned entities such as ambulatory surgical centers (“ASC(s)”), specialty hospitals and related joint ventures. He also represents physicians on a wide variety of matters, including Stark, fraud and abuse compliance, as well as group practice formation and operations. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of physician-owned ancillary services.

Lorin has worked with ASCs since 1995 and has counselled clients on the formation, capitalization, operation and sale or purchase of ASCs within most states across the country. He is very actively assisting clients during the present resurgence of ASCs nationwide, through the implementation of new, flexible business models, including the use of co-location, or “hybrid”, model between ASCs and office based labs.

He was named as one of Virginia's best "Health Law" attorneys by Virginia Business Magazine's Legal Elite in 2008 and 2012. Lorin has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2021 in the area of Healthcare Law.