Lewis J. Hoch

Attorney in Philadelphia, PA
Lewis Hoch has been engaged in legal practice for over 30 years. He maintains a general corporate practice with emphasis upon the following areas:

•mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures

•cross-border representations

•transactional and regulatory matters impacting healthcare suppliers, providers, and managed-care entities

•legal issues impacting charities and other nonprofit entities

•transactional and regulatory matters impacting cemeteries and funeral homes

Prior to joining Blank Rome, Mr. Hoch served as general counsel to Genesis Health Ventures, a publicly traded company furnishing diversified healthcare services to seniors.

Community Service & Affiliations

Mr. Hoch has written and lectured extensively in his fields. Over the years, Mr. Hoch has donated time to many charities and has assisted them in addressing legal issues that are unique to nonprofit entities. Mr. Hoch is a member of theAmericanAcademyof Hospital Attorneys.


Cross-Border Healthcare- The U.S. and U.K. Healthcare Systems[Article]
Business Law & Governance
February 2010
Lewis J. Hoch

Grants and Incentives Available in the Transition to Electronic Health Records[Alert]
Health Law Alert
September 2009 (No. 6)
Jennifer J. Daniels and Lewis J. Hoch

U.S. Healthcare Reform Initiative[Alert]
Health Law
July 2009 (No. 4)
Lewis J. Hoch and Kristi L. Remington

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Areas of Law

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Emerging Companies
  • Mid-Cap / Middle Market
  • Private Equity
  • Healthcare
  • Health Information Technology
  • Healthcare Regulatory Compliance
  • Healthcare Transactions


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1978, Colorado
1983, Pennsylvania
1988, New Jersey

Law School Attended

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

University Attended

University of Denver

Birth Information

Born in 1952
Newark, New Jersey, September 20, 1952

Associations & Memberships

American Health Lawyers Association
New Jersey State Bar Association

Representative Cases

Representative Matters; Academic publisher in acquisitions of $90 million and $155 million. Information services company in the U.S. aspects of a $1.3 billion acquisition. Cemetery and funeral home provider in its initial public offering and recapitalization totaling $200 million. Advised a European manufacturer on state assistance available incide... More

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Lewis J. Hoch
One Logan Square 18th & Cherry Streets,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6998


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