PBI’s Health Law Institute

March 13, 2015

Kevin E. Raphael will present “Academic Medical Centers’ Obligations Under Title IX” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Health Law Institute in Philadelphia, PA.

The program will discuss the Department of Education’s recently released regulations, guidelines, and suggested policies for conducting Title IX investigations and adjudications, and will further discuss the challenges, pitfalls, and lawsuits an institution might face if not done correctly.  Mr. Raphael will also cover the intersection of peer review processes with Title IX investigations.

Mr. Raphael provides Title IX and Clery Act training and compliance advice to educational institutions. He also conducts Title IX investigations, internal investigations in response to allegations that an institution’s policies and procedures were inadequate, represents institutions during OCR investigations, and defends institutions alleged to have violated Title IX.

He served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office from 1995 to 2001, during which he tried hundreds of jury and bench trials. For several years, as a member of the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit, he was responsible for investigating and prosecuting sexual assaults on minors and on young adults, and was the Office’s primary prosecutor of child pornography offenders. Mr. Raphael received law enforcement training concerning the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults and child pornography offenses. He authored a chapter, “Risk of the Internet,” in Child Maltreatment: A Clinical Guide and Reference.

Mr. Raphael has handled a wide variety of white collar criminal cases across the country, including Health Care Fraud, Medicare and Medicaid Fraud, Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) criminal investigations and public corruption cases. His clients include businesses, municipalities, individual corporate employees, and licensed professionals, including health care providers and their practices.

Mr. Raphael has been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2010 through 2014 in the area of Health Care.  Previously, he was selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2005, 2006 and 2007 in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense.  He speaks and writes extensively on white collar and health care litigation issues.

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