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Gerald L. Aben Member

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2010


Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. Summa Cum Laude, 2009

  • Senior Notes Editor, MSU Law Review, 2008-2009

  • Dean Charles King Scholar

University of Michigan, B.M., With Honors, 2000

Gerald L. Aben is a member of the Health Care Practice Group in Dykema's Ann Arbor office. Mr. Aben's practice has been focused on representing health care clients, including health systems, ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs), physician groups, and home health care providers on a range of corporate and regulatory matters. In particular, Mr. Aben's practice has included acquisitions and mergers, corporate formation and governance, and regulatory compliance.

In addition to his legal practice, immediately following law school, Mr. Aben received an appointment to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a Presidential Management Fellow where he primarily focused on budget and policy issues affecting that agency's Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response.


Assisted in the coordination and execution of a large medical center's clinical integration program, which involved multiple ongoing transactions, each of which included multiple parties.

Managed the completion and submission of Medicare Applications for a number of clients in connection with changes of ownership and other changes of information.

Representation of clients in completing tax-exempt applications, drafting employment and business agreements, and revising organizational bylaws and articles of incorporation.

Researched and advised clients on a range of Federal and State regulatory issues, including Medicare and Medicaid regulations, professional licensing issues, health care fraud and abuse laws, telehealth and e-prescribing regulations, and privacy and security of medical records.

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Community/Civic Activities

  • Wild Swan Theater, Board Member (2016 – 2019)
  • City of Berkley, Michigan, Member of Advisory Board to the Department of Parks and Recreation (February 2012 – May 2016)
  • Named to the 2021 Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch" list for Health Care Law
  • Presidential Management Fellow, 2009 – 2011, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Recognized in Michigan Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star for Health Care, 2019-Present