Hospital systems value Jeff Calk's advice and counsel in keeping their business compliant during complex real estate transactions. His focus is on commercial and healthcare real estate, including acute care and behavioral hospitals, senior housing facilities, medical office buildings, and physician practices.
Healthcare regulatory laws and compliance are integral to real estate transactions between healthcare providers and referral sources; in the face of these complexities, Jeff works to make matters as simple as possible for the client, especially when navigating Stark Law and Anti-Kickback statute issues. An effective communicator, Jeff is solutions-oriented when advising clients on conducting their business.
Similarly, investors in healthcare real estate (whether medical office developers, healthcare REITS or physicians) seek Jeff's counsel in negotiating transactions with hospital systems.
On a day-to-day basis, Jeff handles a variety of matters, including:
Acquisition and development of medical office buildings
Transactions to monetize healthcare real estate assets
Needs of REITs in acquisitions, development projects, divestitures, financing transactions, and leasing transactions involving a wide range of healthcare facilities
Evidencing his depth of experience and knowledge in the healthcare real estate sector, Jeff serves as national leasing counsel for a publicly traded healthcare Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Furthermore, Jeff has been recognized by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in the category of Real Estate Law. Jeff holds several leadership positions within the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association. With nearly 10,000 members from all segments of the healthcare industry across the United States, the Health Law Section is the voice of the national health law bar within the ABA.
Jeff is a Nashville native and is married with two children. His hobbies include fishing and family. If he weren't practicing law, he would want to be a high school history teacher.