MSU College of Law

Brian Kaser

Brian Kaser
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Adjunct Professor
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 230G
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Brian Kaser has practiced law since 1980 with large and mid-size law firms. Before opening his independent practice, he was the health care group leader in a firm of approximately 90 lawyers. For many years his practice has focused on the needs of three groups of clients: Elder service organizations, health care providers of all types, and non-profit corporations and trusts. In 2013 he became Senior Counsel to the Cleveland health care law firm Rolf Goffman Martin Lang LLP

Mr. Kaser is a 1978 honors graduate of the Boston University School of Law, and served his initial apprenticeship in the law as clerk to the Chief Judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals. He is rated "AV" in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest peer review rating achievable in the oldest peer-reviewed directory in the country. His name has appeared in the national peer-reviewed compilation, "Best Lawyers in America" since 2010. He is rated in the first tier in health care by US News and World Report.

Mr. Kaser is a frequent speaker at the American Health Lawyers Association's annual Long Term Care and the Law conference, which draws lawyers from all over the country. He has spoken on nursing home payment and resident rights issues and, most recently, legal ethics and corporate compliance. He has been an adjunct professor in health care law since 2002. He has produced his own digital casebook for his current course, Health Care Fraud and Abuse.

Mr. Kaser served the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (now LeadingAge) on its Financing Cabinet. The Cabinet recommended, and the LeadingAge board of directors approved, the Cabinet’s recommended policy initiative for funding long term care through the 21st century.

Mr. Kaser authored a chapter on the attorney/client privilege in the Health Care Compliance Manual, a publication of the Lexis/Nexis group.

Professor Kaser was again selected in 2015 for inclusion in the US News and World Reports' "Best Lawyers in America" list in health care and nonprofits. He was also selected as “Health Care Lawyer of the Year” for metropolitan Lansing, Michigan, again by US News and World Reports.