J. Marshall Allen

Special Counsel  |  Charleston

Meet Marshall

Marshall Allen has more than 30 years of experience advising and representing a wide variety of clients in the healthcare industry including physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, chiropractors, physical therapists and registered nurses, as well as hospitals, assisted living and long term care facilities, outpatient imaging centers, ambulatory surgery centers and other healthcare institutions.
He provides guidance to providers and institutions on such issues as facility and professional licensing, Certificate of Need, reimbursement, compliance and regulatory matters, and patient privacy. Marshall also assists clients with administrative and operational issues, including policies and disputes, employment and other general contracts, corporate management, medical staff peer review and disciplinary hearings, and matters arising from healthcare audits.
Marshall has experience in provider mergers and acquisitions, including the acquisition of dental practices and medical group practices by hospital systems and private equity companies; and representing the acquiring party, including dental support organizations (DSO).  
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 1985
  • University of South Carolina, M.P.H., 1982
  • Wofford College, B.S., 1976
  • South Carolina, 1985
Honors and Awards
  • Chambers USA Healthcare (2021-2023)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Healthcare Law (2007-2024)
  • Charleston Business Magazine Legal Elite of the Lowcountry” Healthcare Law (2021-2023)
Professional and Civic Activities
  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Lung Association Coastal Region, former Board Member
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Health Care Law Section former Co-Chair, Co-Editor of the Health Law Manual Project
  • Medical University of South Carolina, former Co-Instructor, Introduction to Clinical Ethics
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Lowcountry Affiliate, former Board President, Secretary
Presentations and Publications
  • Presented to multiple residency departments at the Medical University of South Carolina on various legal issues, including employment and partnership matters (2005-2015)