Kenneth R. Kohlberg - Senior Attorney

Ken has been a practicing trial and appellate lawyer for nearly 25 years, with extensive experience in complex civil litigation including professional liability, licensing, employment, business and crisis management. Ken provides legal advice and serves as counsel to academic medical institutions, health maintenance organizations, charitable and nonprofit corporations, governmental agencies, and individual healthcare providers. Ken has years of diverse trial experience before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

A public health advocate, Ken also serves as a Member of the Board of Health Commission in his hometown of Arlington, MA, where he remains actively involved in the coaching and management of youth athletics.

Speaking Engagements/Public Testimony

New Rules for Medical Malpractice Litigation Under The Health Care Payment Reform Act, co-chair, Boston Bar Association CLE (June, 2013)
Young Physicians Professional Development and Financial Planning Workshop, faculty, Massachusetts Medical Society (January, 2011)
Testified at Public Hearing before Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary regarding Liability Limitations of Charitable Organizations (March, 2006)

Publications

Modern Reflections on Charitable Immunity, 89 Massachusetts Law Review 163 (2006).
The Medical Peer Review Privilege: A linchpin for Patient Safety Measures, 86 Massachusetts Law Review 157 (2002).
Physicians as Public Employees: Revisiting the Immunity Issue, 83 Massachusetts Law Review 71 (1998).
Constitutional Law - United States Supreme Court Finds NCAA Not State Actor Under Fourteenth Amendment - National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Tarkanian, 23 Suffolk University Law Review 1124 (1989).
Taxation - Court Finds Discrimination In Property Tax Assessment - Picerne v. DiPrete, 23 Suffolk University Law Review 534 (1989).
Equitable Remedies - Daily Civil Contempt Sanctions Enforce Compliance With Court Orders - City of Providence v. Kalian, 23 Suffolk University Law Review 530 (1989).

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, 1990
Rhode Island, 1997
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 1996
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1996

 

 

Education

Harvard University School of Public Health – Master of Public Health, 2001
Suffolk University School of Law – J.D. Cum Laude, 1990
University of Massachusetts at Amherst - B.A. Cum Laude, 1986


Practice Areas

Healthcare
Professional Liability 
Professional Licensure
Employment

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