Burr & Forman

Chester "Chet" J. Hosch

Chester J. Hosch Headshot
  • J.D., cum laude, Tulane University School of Law (1985)
  • B.S., cum laude, Accounting, Louisiana State University (1981)

Georgia, Texas

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court

  • American Bar Association, Corporate and Banking Law Section; Corporate Tax Committee and Sales, Exchange & Basis Committee
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Southeast Medical Device Association
  • Georgia Super Lawyers (2006-2010)
  • Georgia Trend Magazine, "Legal Elite" (2006)
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, "Georgia's Top Venture Capital Deals" (2005)

Partner | Atlanta, GA

  • Phone
  • social


Business Formation Commercial Contracts Commercial & Corporate Finance Corporate Health Care International Law & Tax Mergers & Acquisitions Tax Law Health Care Compliance Health Care Business, Governance & Transactional


Financial Institutions Health Care Manufacturing

Chet is a Partner in the firm's Corporate and Tax Group with a focus on health care transactions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, corporate finance and taxation. He also counsels clients in health care regulatory compliance, complex commercial transactions and securities matters.

Chet’s legal experience includes numerous acquisitions and divestitures of businesses in several fields, including health care-related companies, technology ventures, chemical manufacturers, digital media enterprises, aerospace manufacturers, software companies and global trading enterprises. He has counseled medical device inventors, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and representatives in a variety of commercial transactions. He also works with durable medical equipment suppliers participating in federal healthcare programs. Chet counsels clients as to federal and state healthcare regulatory compliance and governance. He assists clients in a variety of industries in numerous public offerings, limited offerings and private placements. He has supervised reporting with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and state securities registration and compliance agencies. Chet has also counseled clients in dealing with consolidations, spinoffs, and splitoffs and represented corporate, partnership, and individual clients before federal and state tax authorities.

Chet is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Chet is a frequent lecturer and author on a number of corporate and tax law topics and has spoken before organizations such as the Georgia Tax Forum, Georgia Society of CPA’s, the National Business Institute, and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Chet has contributed to publications such as Business Week and the Atlanta Business Chronicle.