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Allan Jergesen

Allan D. Jergesen

Partner
415-995-5023

Intro

Allan Jergesen is a senior partner of the firm involved actively in senior housing and long-term care. He has provided advice and representation concerning the development of new retirement facilities, focusing on such matters as business structure, corporate formation, licensing, for-profit and nonprofit tax questions, real estate, and the drafting of resident agreements. In addition, he has given extensive advice concerning the legal aspects of day-to-day operations, including corporate issues, managed care questions, licensing citations, medical treatment questions, residents’ rights, the privacy of resident health and personal information, contractual disputes, and governmental relations. Allan brings his extensive experience in the area of health and hospital law to bear on issues involving retirement facilities. He has assisted in the drafting of laws governing continuing care, assisted living, and nursing services.

Allan is a member of the Legal Section of LeadingAge, the national association for nonprofit providers of senior housing and long-term care. He also provides legal advice to its state affiliate, LeadingAge California, where he is a member of the public policy committee. He has participated as a speaker at seminars and educational sessions for these organizations, as well as at conferences sponsored by the California Assisted Living Association, the California Association of Health Facilities, and the California Association for Adult Day Services. Allan is general counsel to the California Health Information Association and is considered an expert on privacy issues as they relate to providers of health care and of senior housing and long-term care.

Education

Ph.D. University of Oxford ( 1977 )
J.D. Harvard Law School ( 1972 )
A.B. magna cum laude Harvard College ( 1969 )

Admissions and Courts

California

Advise clients regarding obligation under HIPAA and California law to report possible health information security breach.

American Health Lawyers Association

California Society for Healthcare Attorneys

LeadingAge, Legal Committee

American Health Lawyers Association

California Society for Healthcare Attorneys

LeadingAge, Legal Committee

American Health Lawyers Association, Member

California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, Member

LeadingAge, Legal Committee

Super Lawyers, Health Care (2010 - 2012, 2022)

Bill Brockett Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award, Swords to Plowshares (2015)