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Brent R. Eller

Brent Eller focuses his practice on health law transactions and regulatory compliance. Brent represents hospitals, medical groups, medical device companies and others within and outside the health care industry in structuring, acquiring, and merging business enterprises; contracting with vendors and service providers; developing corporate governance and legal compliance policies; developing accountable care organizations, bundled payment arrangements, and other population health management structures; and conducting compliance investigations. Brent also assists his clients with structuring joint ventures for the provision of ancillary services, service line co-management, and other collaborative endeavors.

Brent's clients include for-profit and nonprofit hospitals and hospital systems; clinical research site management organizations; health care management companies; physicians and physician groups; medical device companies; health care facilities; and clients in the communications, energy, entertainment, manufacturing, product distribution, publishing, real estate development, and technology industries.

Practice Highlights
  • Represented a health system in developing an accountable care network product to serve the state of Washington’s public employee population
  • Works with state and federal regulatory bodies on behalf of a broad range of clients
  • Representing a large employer in contracting with an accountable care organization to serve its employees
  • Currently representing multiple hospital systems in physician practice acquisitions, joint ventures, contracting, physician recruitment, and regulatory compliance matters
  • Represented a multispecialty medical group in its affiliation with a nonprofit hospital system

Representative Experience

Transaction and regulatory counsel for Accelecare Wound Centers

Serving as healthcare transaction and regulatory counsel to client in connection with its provision of services to hospital based wound centers and the development of its physician practice management division. (Ongoing)

Compliance and regulatory counsel for East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation

Providing client with contracting and regulatory compliance advice. (Ongoing)

Transaction and regulatory counsel for Hawaii Pacific Health

Representing client in healthcare transactions and regulatory compliance matters, including physician recruitment. (Ongoing)

Business transactions for private medical professional

Establishment of a number of joint ventures and handling of other transactions involving medical services and equipment. (Ongoing) Read more

Representation of intraoperative neuromonitoring company

Representing a provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring services in its ongoing business activities. (Ongoing)

Representation of medical device company

Representing a medical device company focused on developing implants for spine surgery in its corporate formation, private placements of membership interests and ongoing business activities. (Ongoing)

Acquisition for Valley Medical Center

Represented hospital in the acquisition of a multispecialty medical group’s medical oncology service line. (2011)

Cancer center joint venture for Evergreen Healthcare

Represented public hospital district in formation of a cancer center with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Cascade Cancer Centers of Washington. (2011)

Joint venture for Hutchinson Clinic

Represented client in a dialysis center joint venture with Promise Regional Medical Center and DaVita Inc. (2011) 

Affiliation of health care providers for Minor & James Medical

Represented Minor & James Medical Professional Limited Liability Company in its affiliation with Swedish Medical Center. (2009)

Business transactions for Radiant Research, Inc.

Represented a national clinical research organization in research site acquisitions, contracting with investigators and institutions, and in regulatory and compliance matters. (2009)

Sale of business for Radiant Research, Inc.

Represented a national clinical research organization in the $65 million sale of its early-phase clinical research business unit to Covance, Inc. (2006)

Sale of business for Local Exchange Company, LLC

Represented a local telephone exchange company in a sale of its assets to FairPoint Communications. (2006)

Business formation for National LambdaRail, Inc.

Formed a nonprofit corporation to develop a next-generation, nationwide fiber optic network for research and education. (2003)

Professional & Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys

Professional Recognition

  • Named as an "Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyer" by Nightingale's Healthcare News, 2005