Durham

Diamond View II, Suite 130, 280 South Mangum Street, Durham, NC 27701

(919) 787-8880

Raleigh

3605 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 500, Raleigh, NC 27612

(919) 787-8880

Eugene Dauchert’s healthcare practice is focused primarily on transactional and regulatory matters, with a special emphasis on legal and business issues affecting physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. Mr. Dauchert served as general counsel for a large publicly traded healthcare company, and in that capacity was responsible for reporting and compliance, employment matters, governance issues, and overseeing merger and acquisition activities.

About

Eugene Dauchert has over 35 years’ experience counseling clients in legal matters in the healthcare and general corporate fields, both in private practice and as general counsel. Representation of clients in the healthcare field has included the following:

  • Providing advice to physicians and practice groups on the structuring of practice entities and corporate practice of medicine issues, admission of shareholders, management services arrangements, employment matters, and non-competition and other restrictive covenants.
  • Advising healthcare practitioners on a wide array of compliance and regulatory issues, including Stark, Anti-Kickback Statutes, False Claims Act, and HIPAA privacy and security matters.
  • Advising clients on joint venture and other health system affiliation matters.
  • Advising a large independent practice association in connection with a joint venture arrangement to form an accountable care organization.
  • Representation of physicians, dentists, and other professionals in licensing board matters.

In the area of general business and corporate law, he has assisted and provided advice on a broad range of transactional and general corporate matters, including:

  • Representation of clients in structuring, financing and closing business acquisitions and mergers.
  • Advising clients on shareholder agreements, executive compensation arrangements, and stock option plans.
  • Providing advice on employee hiring and termination, and all other matters relating to employment issues.
  • Advising on joint venture, leasing, and development matters.
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Credentials

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law – J.D. with Honors – 1978
  • University of North Carolina – B.A. – 1975

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina – 1978

Professional Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association – 1979 to present
    • Member – Health Law and Business Law Sections
  • Durham County Bar Association – 1979 to present
    • Board of Directors – 1990 to 1996
    • President – 1994-95
  • American Health Lawyers Association – 2007 to present
  • North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys – 1985 to present
  • Martindale Hubbell – AV rating
  • Best Lawyers in America, Health Law – 2017

Prior Experiences and Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to Judge R. A. Hedrick, North Carolina Court of Appeals – 1978-79

Community Engagement

Chapel of the Cross, Chapel Hill, North Carolina — 1980 to present;

  • Chancellor, 2011 to present;
  • Member of Vestry, 2013 to 2016

Caring House, Inc., Durham, North Carolina

  • Board of Directors – 1988 to 1995
  • President – July 1, 1992 to June 30, 1994

Durham County Hospital Corporation (Duke Regional Hospital)

  • Board of Trustees – 2001-2007
  • Secretary – 2002 – 2004
  • Chair of Board – 2005 – 2007
  • Served on:
    • Ethics Committee – 2001
  • Community Services Committee – 2001
  • Performance Improvement and Credentialing Committee – 2001 – 2005
    • Chair of PICC – 2002 – 2004
  • Executive Committee – 2002 – 2007
  • Nominating Committee – 2002 – 2005
  • Finance Committee – 2007 – 2012

Duke University Health System

  • Board of Directors – 2005 – 2007

Project Access of Durham County

  • Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Secretary – 2007 to present

Senior PharmAssist

  • Board of Directors – 2013 to present
  • Vice President and Executive Committee member – 2014 – 2016

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