Kimber L. Latsha

Managing Partner

Mr. Latsha is an attorney who has extensive experience in representing post-acute, assisted living, and continuing care providers.  He is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, and is a past Vice Chair of AHLA’s Long Tern Care–Senior Housing, In-Home Care, and Rehabilitation (LTC-SIR) Practice Group.  He currently serves on the AHLA Planning Committee for its annual LTC & The Law Conference.  He has served  as a course planner for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute for seminars on Long Term Care Law.  He is a long standing member of the LeadingAge Legal Committee and recently served as its Chair.  He has lectured and written on numerous topics affecting post-acute, assisted living and continuing-care providers.   Mr. Latsha currently serves as LeadingAge PA’s General Counsel.  He is a distinguished graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Latsha served as a prosecutor and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney while on active duty with the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, United States Army (1981-1984).  He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal at the conclusion of his active service.  Following his three-year tour of active duty, Mr. Latsha served for five years in the United States Army Reserve.  He has been awarded the AV® preeminent rating through the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating process attesting to the highest level of legal ability and ethics, and He also was selected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in Central Pennsylvania.

Areas of Practice

Health Care Law
Transactions, including non-profit affiliations and corporate restructuring
Regulatory compliance and administrative appeals
Real estate and Sales & Use Tax Exemption appeals
Federal Tax Exemption for charitable LTC providers

Litigation Percentage

25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
J.D.
Virginia Military Institute
B.A.
Honors: With Distinction

Representative Clients

LeadingAge PA
HCR ManorCare
Lutheran Social Services of South Central PA
Sunrise Senior Living, Inc.
Phoebe-Devitt Homes
Messiah Lifeways
Albright Care Services
Brookdale Senior Living, Inc.
Presby’s Inspired Life
Extendicare Health Services, Inc.

Classes/Seminars

Legal Issues Roundtable, PEAK/LeadingAge, 2012 - Present
Appeals from Adverse Licensing Actions and/or Fines, PHCA/CALM, 2012 - Present
Financial Issues for Senior Services Providers, LeadingAge PA
Never Events” in Long Term Care – Implications for MA Reimbursement, LeadingAge/IAHSA Global Aging Conference
The Legal Implications of Resident Choice, LeadingAge & PHCA/CALM
Home and Community Based Services: an Expansion of the Continuum, PACAH Spring Conference
PA’s New Assisted Living Final Regulations, PA Bar Institute

Honors and Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent, 2008 - 2012
Central PA Best Lawyers, 2009 - 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), Former Vice Chair of LTC-SIR Practice Group, 1999 - 2005
LeadingAge, Member and Former Chair of the Legal Committee
AHLA – Title: Member of LTC and The Law Planning Committee
PBA Health Law Committee
AHCA
PACAH
LifeSpan Network
LeadingAge PA
OHCA
LeadingAge NJ
ALFA