Scott Kessenick - Partner
Scott practices in all areas of KGF’s specialization, including health and accreditation law. Scott advises clients on a broad range of subject areas, including anti-kickback, patient privacy, corporate structuring, and accreditation law. In addition, Scott routinely represents clients in litigation involving contract, billing, employment, accreditation and other disputes. Scott currently serves as outside general counsel to the California Academy of Family Physicians and is on the Education Committee of the California Society of Health Care Attorneys.
Before joining KGF in 2013, Scott practiced law for three years as an associate in the New York office of Dechert LLP. While at Dechert, Scott focused his practice on securities enforcement matters and complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts.
Scott received his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2010, and his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2006. During law school, Scott co-founded and edited the Columbia Journal of Tax Law, and externed with the United States Attorney’s Office in San Francisco. Scott is admitted to practice in California, New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Districts Courts for the Northern District of California and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.