Peter Struzzi has represented and advised hospitals, health systems and other health care entities on a variety of health law and business issues over his more than 30-year career. His practice focuses on health care-related contractual, transactional and regulatory matters. Prior to joining the firm, Peter served as Vice President and General Counsel of a hospital and health system in Connecticut. He is a member of the firm’s Health Law Group.
Peter has represented and counseled health care providers on transactional matters, including physician practice acquisitions, affiliation agreements, professional service agreements, co-management arrangements, physician employment and service agreements, equipment purchase and lease agreements, space lease arrangements and grant agreements.
Peter has advised health care providers on federal healthcare laws and regulations, including the Stark law, the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); Connecticut healthcare laws and regulations, including certificate of need matters and state reporting requirements; medical staff matters, including medical staff bylaws, hearings and peer review; and physician recruitment and compensation. He also has advised health care providers and other entities on corporate governance and corporate compliance, including internal investigations and providing education to stakeholders regarding regulatory and compliance responsibilities.
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
Peter has served on the Board of Directors of Bridge House, Inc. for more than 10 years, and as President of its Board since September 2018. Located in Bridgeport, Connecticut and accredited by Clubhouse International, Bridge House, Inc. provides resources and programs to empower adults living with persistent mental illness to improve their quality of life.
Peter has taught a course in Advanced Business Law at the Jack Welch College of Business and Technology at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut.