Charles Jordan practices in the area of health care and general business/corporate law. Practicing out of the Charleston office, Charles provides practical and responsive counsel to clients throughout the Southeast.


Charles seeks to provide counsel and advice to these clients that are solution-oriented, that protect these clients’ interests and that advance their business goals while meeting applicable contractual, statutory and/or regulatory requirements.

Health Care Experience

The following examples are representative of the attorney’s practice and are not intended to indicate or predict similar results can be obtained for other clients. See Disclaimer 

Charles provides counsel on a wide range of regulatory, contractual and transactional matters involving health care systems, hospitals, physician practices, and other health care-related organizations. His practice includes advising clients on:

  • Transactional matters, such as acquisitions, joint ventures, and contracts, for hospitals and hospital systems, physician practices and individual physicians
  • Regulatory compliance, including Federal and state fraud and abuse laws, the Stark Law and EMTALA
  • Medicare, Medicaid and third-party payer coverage and reimbursement issues
  • Tax-exempt status issues
  • Patient care and risk-management matters
  • Medical Staff bylaws and related documents, policies and procedures, and controversies

Corporate Experience

The following examples are representative of the attorney’s practice and are not intended to indicate or predict similar results can be obtained for other clients. See Disclaimer 

  • Drafting and negotiating purchase agreements, employment agreements, shareholder management agreements, operating agreements, commercial contracts, and advising clients on these and other transactional matters
  • Organizing/incorporating limited liability companies and corporations
  • Providing counsel to clients on a variety of corporate governance, corporate compliance, and other corporate law issues



  • Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, 2021-2024
  • Chambers USA - South Carolina, Healthcare, 2021-2024
  • South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Healthcare Power List, 2023
  • Charleston Business Magazine Legal Elite, Healthcare, 2020-2022
  • Graduate, Diversity Leaders Initiative of Furman University’s Riley Institute, Riley Fellows, 2023

  • Chairman, Board of Directors of Academic Magnet High School Foundation (Development Committee), 2018-2023
  • Member, Board of Directors, Charleston Regional Development Alliance (Current Chair and Member of the Leadership Development Committee), 2023-present
  • Former Member of the Session, First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, Co-Chair of Stewardship Committee, 2019-2022
  • Former Chairman of the inaugural Board of Directors, Mason Preparatory School Foundation, 2015-2019
  • Former Chair, Health Care Law Section Council, South Carolina Bar, 2012-2013
  • CLE Course Planner and Moderator, Health Care Law Section’s May 2013 Seminar, South Carolina Bar
  • Former Moderator of the Diaconate, First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, 2012-2013
  • CLE Course Planner, Health Care Law Section, South Carolina Bar 2012 Convention
  • Graduate, Leadership Charleston Class of 2005
  • Co-author, First Moore, Then Hecht: Isn’t It Time We Recognize a Property Interest In Tissues, Cells, and Gametes? Spring 2002, Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal







  • South Carolina Bar Association
    • Health Care Law Section Council
  • American Health Lawyers Association
    • Practice Groups: Business Law and Governance, Fraud and Abuse, Hospitals and Health Systems, Physician Organizations
  • Health Care Compliance Association



J.D., University of South Carolina, 2001, cum laude; Order of the Coif; Order of the Wig and Robe; Dean's List; President's List; Research Editor, Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal

M. Ed., University of Virginia, 1998, Ed. Admin

M.A.T., University of South Carolina, 1993

B.A., Davidson College, 1990


  • South Carolina, 2001
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Charles is always able to provide the guidance or expertise we need.” - Chambers, 2024

Chambers USA - South Carolina, Healthcare, 2021-2024

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