Joseph Ritchey

, Shareholder

Birmingham

jritchey@sirote.com
p - 205.930.5292
f - 205.212.3813



205.930.5372




205.930.5198


In his practice at Sirote, Joey represents various individuals and businesses, including physicians, physician networks, multi-specialty physician practices, health care organizations, healthcare ventures, food businesses, retail and wholesale businesses and other concerns. He chairs the firm's Corporate and Tax Group and is also a member of the Health Care Law Consulting Group.

Awards & Accreditations

  • Best Lawyers in America©
  • Alabama Super Lawyers 
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Health Care Law, 2007-15
    • Tax Law, 2012-15
  • Best Lawyers® 2014 Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Birmingham
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, 2009-15
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating

Organizations

  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), Mediator and Arbitrator
  • Birmingham and Alabama State Bar Associations
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Chair, Sirote & Permutt Tax, Corporate & Benefits Department
  • Served as Law Clerk to Chief Justice C. C. Torbert, Jr. of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1981-82

Thought Leadership

  • Represents  individuals and businesses, including physicians, physician networks, multi-specialty physician practices, health care organizations, hospitals, healthcare ventures, food businesses, retail and wholesale businesses and other concerns
  • Extensive experience in matters involving all aspects of physician medical practices
  • Corporate experience includes start-up, operations, mergers and acquisitions, issues for closely-held businesses and partnerships
  • Advises clients on issues regarding health law, tax planning, qualified retirement plans, business and personal planning, securities law, estate planning, agreements, and business relationships
  • Counsels individuals in tax, estate and retirement planning
  • Represents health care providers in matters involving Stark and Medicare Fraud and Abuse compliance, billing issues, contracts, mergers, acquisitions, sales, income tax, tax-exempt and employment
  • Counsels both issuers and investors in private securities offerings, including securities and tax advice on the formation of issuers, due diligence requirements and tax and securities implications to investors


Cumberland School of Law

JD, 1981

  • Cumberland Law Review, Editor-in-Chief  


New York University School of Law

LLM in Taxation, 1983


University of Alabama

BS, 1977

  • Family Connection, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Executive Committee, 2009-Present 
  • YMCA Mountain Brook Branch
  • Board of Directors; Board Chair, 2010-12
  • Rotary Club of Birmingham
  • 2000-Present 
  • St. George Church
  • Finance Committee, 1985-Present
  • Leadership Birmingham, 2003-04
  • Leadership Shelby County, 2007-08
  • Leadership Shelby County
  • Alumni Board, 2010-13
  • President, 2011-12
  • American Red Cross, Shelby County
  • Board of Directors
  • Delta Chi Alumni Board of Trustees
  • President, 2009-Present
Sirote & Permutt Announces 28 Attorneys Selected As Alabama Super Lawyers 2015 - 5/27/2015 Read More
Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Thomas A. Woodall Appointed by Sirote & Permutt to Head its Mediation and Arbitration Practice Group - 9/23/2014 Read More
Sirote & Permutt Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2015 - 8/19/2014 Read More
Sirote & Permutt Announces 28 Attorneys Selected As Alabama Super Lawyers 2014 - 4/28/2014 Read More
Best Lawyers Recognizes 46 Sirote Attorneys as the "Best Lawyers in America" for 2014 - 8/16/2013 Read More
Sirote & Permutt Announces 30 Attorneys Selected as Alabama Super Lawyers 2013 - 6/14/2013 Read More
Sirote's Joey Ritchey Elected to Board of Directors for Leadership Shelby County - 6/6/2013 Read More
Sirote Legal Alert: The Changing Tax Climate - 12/10/2012 Read More
Best Lawyers Recognizes 43 Attorneys from Sirote & Permutt as the "Best Lawyers in America" for 2013 - 11/5/2012 Read More
Mason Davis Featured in the Birmingham News - 8/28/2012 Read More
Best Lawyers has selected 32 attorneys from Sirote & Permutt for recognition in The Best Lawyers in America for 2011 - 8/27/2010 Read More
31 Sirote Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers - 8/7/2009 Read More
Publication Recognizes 20 From Sirote As Super Lawyers - 5/19/2009 Read More
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