Mr. Dykhuizen is the senior partner in the firm’s Health Care and Business Practice groups. He focuses his practice in the areas of health care, business and commercial transactions. He has experience in assisting clients with tax matters, business succession planning, acquisitions, joint ventures, estate planning, financing and contract negotiations. He has represented a wide range of physician groups and health care providers, including hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, assisted living and long-term care facilities, independent diagnostic testing facilities, and numerous health care joint ventures. Mr. Dykhuizen’ s practice includes, but is not limited to, physician relationships, physician recruitment agreements, employment contracts, medical staff bylaws matters, and a wide array of health care regulatory matters involving Stark, Anti-Kickback, tax and related issues. Dennis is also a frequent speaker on corporate and health care topics, including topics related to health care reform.
Mr. Dykhuizen has a great deal of experience in representing nonprofit organizations as well, both within and outside of the health care arena. Further, he has assisted clients in obtaining various forms of financing for their businesses, including tax-exempt financing when appropriate.
Dennis’ practice has included representing both sellers and purchasers in complex transactions involving affiliations, stock and asset sales, buy-sell agreements, choice of entity decisions, mergers, dissolutions, joint ventures, licensing arrangements, and other restructurings.
A native of Fort Wayne, Dennis received a B.S. degree with distinction in accounting from the Indiana University Kelly School of Business (1977). He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington (1980). Prior to joining Rothberg Logan & Warsco in 1983, he performed tax consulting for the international accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Company. Mr. Dykhuizen’ s unique background in tax and accounting, together with his 32 years of experience in the practice of law ( primarily health law) allows him to provide a unique perspective to assisting clients with their various legal and related needs.
Dennis has served on the boards of several nonprofit and civic organizations and most recently served on the Board of Directors of Parkview Foundation, as its chairman. In his spare time, he enjoys sporting activities, art, reading and traveling. Dennis and his wife, Linda, have two daughters, Kelly and Jennifer.
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1980
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1980
U.S. Tax Court, 1986
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS / EXPERIENCE
American Health Lawyers Association
Indiana Bar Association
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Allen County Bar Association