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Eric L. Kintner

Eric L. Kintner

Partner| Denver


Eric focuses on providing clients with practical and business-centric legal advice. With more than a decade of experience across a broad range of industries, he is able to combine industry-specific knowledge with innovative solutions to help clients address challenges with complex legal and business issues across their local, regional and global operations.

From startups and emerging businesses to established companies, Eric represents clients in a variety of sectors, including:

  • Healthcare Services and Digital Health
  • Blockchain and Digital Currency
  • Corporate Transactions and Securities Offerings
  • Internet Gaming, Sweepstakes, Contests, Raffles and Social Media Promotions

Healthcare and Digital Health

Eric Kintner regularly represents various healthcare organizations, including hospitals, physicians, surgery centers, assisted living facilities, home health agencies and commercial insurers, as well as digital health and telehealth companies looking to innovate the healthcare industry. His experience encompasses executing and managing complex healthcare transactions and providing advice on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Co-management arrangements
  • Physician buy-sell transactions
  • Reimbursement in the Medicare and Medicaid programs
  • HIPAA and HITECH compliance
  • Fraud and abuse compliance (including Stark and Anti-Kickback)
  • Health IT and EHR contracts
  • Provider and facility licensure
  • Impact of healthcare reform, including narrow networks and value-based payment models

Blockchain and Digital Currency

As co-chair of the Snell & Wilmer blockchain and digital currency group, Eric helps clients fund, develop, protect and commercialize blockchain technology. Such representation includes:

  • Business operations and corporate formations
  • Cryptocurrency investments and fund formations
  • Token offerings and capital raising activities
  • Digital asset exchanges and derivatives platforms
  • Cryptocurrency mining and co-location solutions
  • Enterprise blockchain solutions, including in healthcare, supply chain, Internet of Things and insurance
  • Public-private consortiums regarding blockchain
  • Government regulatory advice

Corporate and Securities

Eric often works with management to ensure that a company's various legal needs are meet, regulary providing advice on:

  • Entity formations
  • Capital raising activities
  • Broker dealer and finder regulations
  • Shareholder relations and buy-sell disputes
  • Employment and contractor agreements
  • Manufacturing and distribution agreements
  • Licensing and commercialization of intellectual property
  • Corporate governance and compliance, including risk management and cybersecurity
  • Corporate asset protection and succession planning
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Internet Gaming, Sweepstakes, Raffles and Promotions

Eric’s practice also includes advising clients in various aspects of internet gaming and promotions, including:

  • No purchase necessary sweepstakes
  • Skill contests
  • Charitable raffles
  • Social media promotions
  • CAN-SPAM Act compliance
  • FTC and FCC compliance
Healthcare
  • Represented telehealth consumer engagement technology platform in multi-million dollar sale to publicly-traded telehealth platform
  • Represented physician practice and surgery center in partial sale to private equity backed surgical management company
  • Represented commercial insurer in its Medicare/Medicaid joint venture with regional healthcare system
  • Represented buyers of several dialysis clinics in connection with required divesture in merger of national dialysis companies
  • Represented children’s hospital in its pediatric services affiliation with regional healthcare system
  • Represented healthcare system in its acquisition of a majority control of several physician-owned ambulatory surgical centers
  • Represented healthcare system in its joint venture investment in imaging-core laboratory facility
  • Represented multi-disciplinary physician group in its exclusive provider agreement/IPA with national commercial insurer and contracted Medicaid children’s rehabilitative services plan
  • Represented trauma surgeon practice in its call-coverage arrangement with hospital system
  • Represented seller of medical billing and management company to private equity buyer
  • Represented telemedicine manufacturer in various healthcare IT purchase and sale agreements
  • Represented heart center in reviewing licensure issues
  • Represented dermatology clinic in connection with employment dispute
  • Represented imaging center in reviewing Medicare compliance requirements
  • Represented nursing home, assisted living, home health and outpatient treatment centers in securing governmental licenses and permits
Blockchain and Digital Technology
  • Represented investors and funds in raising capital to purchase digital assets
  • Represented several issuers in planning, preparing and executing initial coin offerings
  • Represented blockchain consortium working to develop public-private blockchain project with major U.S. municipality, including digital identity and tokenized public services
  • Assisted several national-level and state-level politicians and government administrators with advice on blockchain-based legislation and public policy initiatives
  • Represented publicly-traded company building a token-based remittances network, including assistance in complying with SEC regulations
  • Represented cryptocurrency exchanges in reviewing and complying with various FinCEN, CFTC and SEC regulations
  • Represented company building currency exchange, settlement and remittance network based on cryptocurrency between United States and several foreign countries
  • Represented cryptocurrency mining businesses on various operational and regulatory issues, including co-location and hosting agreements and software licensing.

 

Business Transactions
  • Represented fast food franchisee in multi-million dollar acquisition and financing of over 40 franchise restaurants
  • Represented infrastructure-as-a-services company in multiple venture capital financings totaling more than $45 million
  • Represented litigation services company in roll-up transaction with large private equity fund
  • Represented start-up organic frozen food producer in multiple venture capital financings
  • Represented start-up ultrasound technology developer in multiple venture capital financings totaling more than $30 million
  • Represented publicly traded corporation in sale of a power system division to competitor
  • Represented shareholders in sale of roofing systems manufacturer to publicly traded competitor
  • Represented shareholders in sale of electronic storage device company to publicly traded competitor
  • Represented charitable housing developer in merger with affiliated chapter
Sweepstakes and Promotions
  • Represented lottery software vendor in negotiations with state lottery to offer intrastate sale of lottery tickets
  • Represented charitable sweepstakes platform vendor in connection with international sweepstakes promotion
  • Represented buyer of Las Vegas casino from publicly traded competitor
  • Represented gaming device manufacturers in various transactions with tribal gaming enterprises
  • The University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 2005)
    • Articles Editor, Iowa Law Review
  • The University of Iowa (B.A., English, with distinction and honors, 2002)
    • Dean's Scholar
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
     
  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Health Care (2015-2018)
  • Barrister’s Best: Health Care Lawyer, Law Week Colorado (2014)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Health Care (2013), Business/Corporate (2012)
  • Mi Casa Legal Night, Volunteer
  • 21st Judicial District Self Help Line, Volunteer
  • Member, Denver Regional Council, Colorado Health Network
  • Colorado
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Colorado
  • Supreme Court of Arizona