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Daniel J. Schulte

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Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Dan has significant experience in business law, finance and real estate transactions. His background includes experience as a Certified Public Accountant and time serving as managing partner of the firm. He currently is a member of Kerr Russell’s executive committee and understands how legal issues impact business objectives and the necessity of providing practical, results oriented advice.

Biography

Dan routinely advises clients in several industries including manufacturing, healthcare, real estate, service, and technology. He assists clients with tax issues and other aspects of entity formation, prepares and reviews entity governance documents and employment, shareholder, supplier, and a variety of other common contracts. He is often engaged in connection with the purchase and sale of business interests, mergers and acquisitions and other forms of business acquisition and divestiture. These transactions often involve issues related to a client’s interest in real estate. He regularly is asked to prepare and review leases, purchase and sale agreements and to assist with all aspects of real estate due diligence including resolving title and survey issues, reviewing environmental reports and other development issues.

Dan’s work in the healthcare industry is well known. He is primarily responsible for the firm’s representation of the Michigan State Medical Society, the Michigan Dental Association, and the Michigan Osteopathic Association and many physicians, dentists, group practices and surgery centers. Dan is well versed in health care licensing, HIPAA, Stark law, Anti-Kickback Statute, other fraud and abuse laws and regulations applicable to those in the healthcare industry.

Dan is repeatedly ranked among The Best Lawyers in America© and has been named a “Michigan Super Lawyer” by Thompson Reuters for many years.

View Dan’s presentation “Contract Negotiations” to the Michigan Osteopathic Association’s Council of Interns and Residents. (November 2020)

Representative Matters

  • Acquisitions and sales of companies and business interests of various sizes
  • Purchases and sales of real estate and interests in single purpose real estate entities
  • Negotiating shareholder/member disputes to resolution
  • Drafting complex business contracts
  • Representing health care providers in licensing matters before the State of Michigan and other regulators
  • Structuring business transactions for healthcare provider to insure compliance with Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute and other prohibitions unique to heath care providers

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Dan has significant experience in business law, finance and real estate transactions. His background includes experience as a Certified Public Accountant and time serving as managing partner of the firm. He currently is a member of Kerr Russell’s executive committee and understands how legal issues impact business objectives and the necessity of providing practical, results oriented advice.

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Society of Medical Association Counsel

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
  • Albion College, B.S.

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Dan has significant experience in business law, finance and real estate transactions. His background includes experience as a Certified Public Accountant and time serving as managing partner of the firm. He currently is a member of Kerr Russell’s executive committee and understands how legal issues impact business objectives and the necessity of providing practical, results oriented advice.

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