Professional Details

Arthur R. Chenen

Senior Attorney

Arthur Chenen has over forty years of experience representing clients in the Health Care industry in litigation and transactional matters.  His clients include hospitals, health systems, major health plans, medical associations, and medical staffs, individual physicians and physician groups.

Mr. Chenen regularly and successfully litigates in matters involving breach of contract, fraud, insurance coverage, medical group disputes and dissolutions, peer review, and wrongful termination. He also forms medical groups and partnerships and represents individuals and medical groups in the purchase and sale of medical practices. And, he serves as a hearing officer/arbitrator in medical staff peer review disputes.

A notable presenter, Mr. Chenen has given over seventy-five talks on a wide range of Health Care topics to numerous professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the American Academy of Hospital Attorneys, the California Medical Association, the California Society of Healthcare Attorneys, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the National Health Lawyers Association, and the UCLA School of Medicine. He has also authored over sixty-five articles on Health Law.

Representative Matters

  • Successfully defended health plan against $25 million breach of contract claim by proving hospital was trying to enforce an illegal penalty clause
  • Successfully prosecuted unfair competition claim for medical group by proving hospital had violated anti-kickback, anti-referral, and corporate practice of medicine laws
  • Represented radiation therapy group in sale of technical component portion of its practice to publicly held company for $19 million
  • Represented radiology group in sale of its interest in free standing imaging center for $10 million
  • Obtained injunction against UCLA's violation of corporate practice of medicine law
  • Obtained injunction against hospital to prevent interference with independent actions of medical staff
  • Successfully defended physician in $20 million dollar qui tam case
  • Successfully defended medical group against anti-SLAPP motion by hospital in unfair competition case
  • Successfully prosecuted anti-SLAPP motion on behalf of medical staff leader who was sued by large clinical trials corporation after physician objected to conduct of clinical trials in hospital

Publications

  • What's In A Name? The Legal Relationship Between the Hospital and the Doctor Read more >

News

  • Theodora Oringher Attorneys Named To 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers List Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher PC Attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America¬© 2018 Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher Attorneys Named To 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers List Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher PC Attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America¬© 2017 Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher Attorneys Named To 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers List Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher Attorneys Honored as 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher Attorneys Honored as 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher Attorneys Honored as 2013 Southern California Super Lawyers Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher Attorneys Honored as 2012 Southern California Super Lawyers Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher Attorneys Honored as 2011 Southern California Super Lawyers Read more >
  • Art Chenen Will Serve as President Elect of the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys Read more >
  • Theodora Oringher Attorneys Honored as 2010 Southern California Super Lawyers Read more >