David L. Kuhl - Eastman & Smith Ltd.

David L. Kuhl

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

During his 38 years of practice, David L. Kuhl has represented public and private companies in all phases of their development.

He counsels numerous family and closely held businesses and sits on several corporate boards.  He also practices in the health law area and represents numerous health care clients including hospitals, joint ventures, physician group practices, imaging centers, outpatient surgery centers and other providers.

Mr. Kuhl is the author of the "Business Law and Practice" chapter of the Ohio State Bar Foundation Lawyers Desk Manual. He has presented seminars on various subjects, including the Stark and anti-kickback laws, enforcement of restrictive covenants, confidentiality of medical records, group practice issues and maintenance of corporate records.

He received his B.A. in economics from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Michigan law school in 1975, when he joined Eastman & Smith.  Mr. Kuhl is a member of the Firm.

  • He has extensive experience in transactional matters including mergers and purchases and sales of businesses, as well as in private placement securities offerings.
  • In health law, Mr. Kuhl's experience includes:
    • counseling providers in all aspects of their operations;
    • the merger of physician practices;
    • various physician-hospital joint ventures;
    • contract negotiations; and
    • counseling of clients on compliance issues such as Stark, fraud and abuse, HIPAA, Medicare, licensing, tax exemption and other federal and state laws.

Office Location

One Seagate, 24th Floor
550 North Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43604
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the Toledo Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the Toledo Metro Area
David L. Kuhl has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!David L. Kuhl has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Health Care Law