Ken Bartholomew is Chair of the Health Care Practice Group, a shareholder of the firm and a member of the Litigation Practice Group. Ken advises health care clients on regulatory, licensing, transactional, insurance, and labor and employment issues, as well as defending health care providers in litigation.
Ken litigates cases for clients in the health care and other industries in both state and federal court. He also represents clients before several state regulatory agencies and provides them with regulatory advice.
Ken focuses his litigation practice on Medical Malpractice Defense and Complex Commercial Litigation. He uses his investigation, evaluation, negotiation, and trial skills to resolve his cases successfully and efficiently.
Ken has been with the Firm since 1997, after serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul J. Barbadoro, former Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire. Before that, he served as a clinical prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Virginia in trial and appellate levels and was a successful plaintiff in a voting rights case decided by the United States Supreme Court. Ken graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Prior to law school, Ken was an international consultant, working as a business strategist in the defense, consumer electronics, and energy industries.
In the health care law arena, he has represented:
He has successfully brought and defended suits for clients in several industries, including: