Eastburn and Gray Welcomes Jean M. Keeler, Esq.
Eastburn and Gray is pleased to announce that Jean M. Keeler, Esq. joined the law firm effective January 1, 2023. Ms. Keeler is an attorney in the firm’s Business and Corporate Law practice where she will work from the firm’s Doylestown (Bucks County) and Bethlehem (Lehigh County) offices.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Keeler spent close to 25 years working in the healthcare industry where she served in various leadership positions. Initially, she was the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Grand View Health where she provided leadership and oversight for all legal affairs of the Health System, including serving as the legal advisor to the Board of Trustees, as well as to the executive, administrative and clinical department leaders. In 2012, following a national search, Ms. Keeler was named President and CEO of Grand View Hospital. Under her leadership, the name was changed to Grand View Health and its mission, vision and values were all revised to more accurately reflect the role of Grand View in the Upper Bucks and Montgomery county communities.
Ms. Keeler’s business experience includes the negotiation of commercial real estate agreements as well as professional employment agreements and practice purchases; tax compliance issues related to exempt and non-exempt organizations; maintaining tax exempt status; health information and privacy services; corporate governance; fiduciary duties; managing conflicts of interest; corporate transactions; the formation of for profit and nonprofit subsidiaries; corporate strategic planning and human resources and executive compensation related matters.
Earlier in her career, she worked in private practice on matters related to litigation and business law. Ms. Keeler began her legal career in the Bucks County District Attorney’s office.
“Jean Keeler is a wonderful addition to Eastburn and Gray,” said Grace Deon, President and CEO of the firm. “Jean brings decades of business experience, an exceptional professional reputation and healthcare industry knowledge that directly aligns with the firm’s core businesses and deepens our bench in the healthcare industry.”