Kevin S. Little
Kevin Little has over 27 years of experience as an attorney. He is a problem solver who represents healthcare providers, professionals and business owners in transactions and legal disputes.
Kevin is a Georgia native. During law school, among other internships and clerkships, Kevin worked for the IRS District Counsel’s office in Atlanta. Kevin worked his way through both college and law school. After completing his legal education, he began his legal career with two consecutive Federal Judicial Clerkships, spanning four years: Hon. John S. Dalis, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia (1991-1993); then, Hon. Dudley H. Bowen, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia (1993-1995). Kevin entered the private practice of law as a business litigation associate for Hicks Maloof & Campbell (n/k/a McKenna Long Aldridge) in Atlanta, then held a similar position with Henderson & Salley (n/k/a Hull Barrett), in Aiken, South Carolina. He thereafter began his own law practice, which he has maintained for over 21 years, both in partnership with other lawyers and as a solo practitioner. He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina.
With broad litigation-based business experience in many state and federal courts, Kevin focuses his law practice on representation of healthcare providers, professionals, closely held businesses and individuals with challenging legal problems. Kevin has held Martindale Hubbell's prestigious AV-rating for over fifteen years and is rated "10" by AVVO. Read original client and peer reviews posted to AVVO here.
Kevin has extensive civil litigation experience representing medical practices, physicians and healthcare related businesses in complex disputes and administrative matters. He also advises and represents his clients in transactional and regulatory matters.
When not practicing law, Kevin enjoys cycling and other fitness activities, golf, traveling abroad and, above all, the company of his family and friends.
Seminar, American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology's Annual Business Conference in Atlanta, 2018: Building Your Practice with a Vision to Sell.
Physician Webinar: Physician as W2 or 1099? Why Proper Classification of a Physician as "Employee" or "Independent Contractor" is Essential, 2017
Stark Law and Other Self-Referral Laws that Physicians Need to Know: Physician Self-Referral Law Webinar, 2016
Physician Webinar: Physician Employment Agreements, 2015
The Ambulatory M&A Advisor: The Right Approach to Obtain a Good Physician Employment Agreement, 2015
InHealth Consulting & Educational Services National Tele-Class Series: Update on Physician Employment Agreements, 2014
InHealth Consulting & Educational Services National Tele-Class Series: Financial Ramifications for Physician Practices of ACA Deductibles, 2014
The Ambulatory M&A Advisor: Financial Ramifications for Physician Practices of ACA Deductibles: Getting Paid for "Affordable Care", 2014
EfficiencyInHealth: The Affordable Care Act & Qui Tam Whistleblower Claims, 2014
Efficiencyinpractice: Financial Ramifications for Physician Practices of ACA Deductibles: Getting Paid for "Affordable Care", 2014
Aiken Lunch/Learn Business Boot Camp Series: Must I Pay "Manager" for Overtime?, 2013
Medical Association of Georgia: Guidelines for Physician Review of Health Plan Contracts, 2013
Efficiencyinpractice: Guidelines for Physician Review of Health Plan Contracts, 2013
Litigation and other disputes
- Complex business and corporate law disputes, state and federal courts, trials and appeals.
- Medical Board and other license-related proceedings
- National Practitioner Data Bank proceedings and appeals
- Credentialing Disputes
- Certificate of Need matters
- Arbitration and Mediation
- Healthcare joint venture transactions
- Transactions involving regulatory issues, including the potential application of Stark Law, the Federal Anti-kickback statute, Civil Monetary Penalties Law, state self-referral laws, the corporate practice of medicine, HIPAA/HITECH, and similar healthcare laws and regulations
- Physician employment contracts
- Ownership agreements, including shareholder and operating agreements
- Corporate bylaws; hospital bylaws
- Compliance matters
Breach of contract litigation. Business tort litigation. Complex litigation. Business divorce, dissolution disputes and ownership litigation. Shareholder and partnership litigation and ownership disputes.
Litigation and administrative hearings. Medical Board disputes. Reimbursement appeals. Fraud investigations and medical audits. Regulatory compliance. Medicare/Medicaid issues. STARK/physician self-referrals. Qui tam investigations. Medical practice formation and ownership agreements. Concierge and direct pay medicine set up. Contracts and transactions. Dissolution, partnership disputes, buy-outs.
Contracts and leases. Business formation and operations. Ownership agreements. Dissolution.
Physician employment contracts and compensation disputes. Whistleblower cases. Illegal retaliation and discrimination. Overtime and wage/hour matters. Background checks. Non-compete, non-solicitation and other restrictive covenants and agreements. Title VII, Section 1981, ADAAA and FMLA. Severance agreements.
Healthcare (litigation and transactions)
Business (litigation and transactions)
Employment (litigation and transactions)
Georgia State Bar, 1992
South Carolina State Bar, 1995
Admitted to practice before all courts of the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina
United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal
United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
Business and Health Law Sections of the Georgia and South Carolina Bar
American Health Lawyers Association, Physician Practice Section
Medical Group Management Association
Georgia State University Graduate Health Law Network
Georgia Medical Group Management Association
Augusta Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Former Federal Law Clerk Society
Augusta Chamber of Commerce
Aiken Chamber of Commerce