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James M. Antoun
  • Business Law, Construction Law, Health Care Law...
  • Pennsylvania
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Mr. Antoun concentrates his practice in the areas of health care, business and governmental transactions. He is the former chair of the Business Transactions Group and the Health Law Group.

In the area of health care, Mr. Antoun advises hospitals, clinics, physician group practices and individual physicians and dentists on matters such as physician and hospital agreements, employment contracts, compensation and incentive arrangements, and group practice formation and governance. He advises health care providers on federal and state regulatory compliance, including anti-kickback, physician self-referral and HIPAA matters, and he has substantial experience representing hospitals and physicians in peer review, medical staff credentialing, disciplinary and fair hearing matters.

Mr. Antoun also counsels businesses, non-profit organizations and public agencies on a wide variety of transactional matters involving business law, contracting, municipal finance and real estate development. He regularly acts as bond counsel, issuer's counsel and underwriter's counsel in municipal finance transactions.

Mr. Antoun has provided legal representation to the Erie County Convention Center Authority in connection with the Authority’s development of the Bayfront Convention Center and the related Sheraton Bayfront host hotel. His involvement in these projects included real estate acquisition matters, leasing transactions, zoning issues, project contracting, and financing and grant transactions.

Mr. Antoun is listed in the Bond Buyers Municipal Market Place Guide®; (commonly known as the municipal bond attorneys' Red Book). He has served as chairman of the Business and Commercial Law Section of the Erie County Bar Association and was active as a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Drafting Committee on Third Party Legal Opinions.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Real Estate Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton
Current
Education
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D.
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Bachelor of Philosophy Degree Program
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America for Health Care Law
Best Lawyers in America
AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubbell
For 25 Years
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
Current
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American Health Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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National Association of Bond Lawyers
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Erie County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Erie County Convention Center Authority
Special Counsel
Current
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Finance Work Group for RETHINK ERIE
Chair
Current
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Speaking Engagements
What Every Medical Group Practice Manager Needs to Know About Physician Employment Arrangements, Regional Management Forum, UPMC Hamot Heart Institute
Pennsylvania Medical Group Management Association Forum
Websites & Blogs
Website
James M. Antoun's Website Profile
Website
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton Website
Blog
MacDonald Illig Articles
Contact & Map
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton
100 State St
#700
Erie, PA 16507
USA
Telephone: (814) 870-7753
Fax: (814) 454-4647