G. Kirk Domescik


  • G. Kirk Domescik
  • Phone: +1 404 253 6978

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    1075 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 1700
    Atlanta, GA 30309-3929

G. Kirk Domescik is the managing partner of the firm's Atlanta office. He concentrates his practice in the areas of healthcare and corporate law, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, company organization and governance, including preparation of operating agreements and shareholder agreements, general corporate counseling and other transactional matters. Mr. Domescik has particular experience in healthcare transactions, having advised on multiple acquisitions and dispositions involving various healthcare providers, including hospitals and physician practice groups. Mr. Domescik also has substantial experience assisting owners and operators of long-term care communities on federal and state regulatory and licensing matters in connection with multi-state acquisitions. He also frequently advises privately-held companies on corporate governance matters. Mr. Domescik also has substantial experience in advising physician practice groups and other healthcare providers on operational issues affecting their businesses and a variety of healthcare transactional and regulatory matters.

Representative Matters

  • Represented WellSpan Health in its acquisition of Evangelical Community Hospital, expanding WellSpan’s network of care across 12 counties in Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland.

  • Represented Temple Health, as lead healthcare M&A counsel, in its acquisition of an acute care hospital in Pennsylvania through a competitive bidding process, including negotiating a hospital affiliation agreement and bylaws for a new purchaser entity.

  • Represented over two dozen physician practices in a variety of practice specialties, including ophthalmology and optometry services, ENT and allergy services, emergency medicine, orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, dermatology, neurology and pain management in their sale of practice assets to private-equity backed management services organizations.

  • Represented an international facilities services management company in the sale of the assets of its specialized cleaning division with operations throughout the United States.

  • Represented a Colorado nonprofit community health care system in the acquisition of a multi-specialty physician practice group consisting of over 25 physicians.

  • Represented a community-based hospital ownership and management company in a series of transactions involving the acquisition of two separate hospital campuses located in Chicago, IL, a joint venture for the acquisition of 22 free-standing emergency departments in Dallas, TX and the restructuring and refinancing of the client’s entire portfolio in three major markets in the U.S.

  • Represented investment group in its acquisition of a majority equity stake in an IP communications and managed cloud networking services company, as well as such investment group’s subsequent disposition of the assets of such company five years later.

  • Represented an owner/operator of three skilled nursing facilities in a joint venture and sale transaction with the largest hospital and health system in the State of New Jersey.

  • Represented an owner/operator of hospital systems in the purchase of a medical campus consisting of an operating hospital and a four-story medical office building located in Dallas, Texas.

  • Counsel to national developer and manager of diagnostic imaging facilities in multiple joint ventures with hospital systems, as well as in its acquisition of independent diagnostic imaging facilities.

  • Represented an international security company in the sale of the equity interests of its subsidiary providing residential-based juvenile services in Florida, Texas and Tennessee to a Florida-based private equity firm.

  • Counsel to multiple investment groups in their acquisition of assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities.

  • Represented a leading provider of after-market warranty products and services for owned and leased motor vehicles in the sale of a majority equity stake to a global private equity firm for aggregate consideration of in excess of $50 million.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and Business Law
    - Mergers and Acquisitions
    - Joint Ventures
    - Private Equity
    - Businesses/Entrepreneurs
    - Services for Private Companies
    - Corporate Governance
  • Healthcare Law
    - Mergers and Acquisitions
    - Physician Group Practices
    - Hospital-Physician Relationships and Joint Ventures
    - Diagnostic Imaging Facilities
    - Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities


  • Georgia


  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994
  • Duke University, B.A., 1990


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2005-present
    - Associate, 2003-2004
  • Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. (formerly Vincent, Berg, Stalzer & Menendez, P.C.), Atlanta, Georgia
    - Associate, 1997-2003
  • Sumner & Anderson, Atlanta, Georgia
    - Associate, 1994-1997

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized by the Daily Report as a Most Effective Deal Maker, 2023 Southeastern Legal Awards
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2021-2024

  • Rated as "Highly Regarded" for M&A by IFLR1000, 2019-2023

Professional Activities

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Advisory Committee Member and Volunteer Attorney for Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta