Samuel Klewans

Home / Samuel Klewans

Partner, Dental and Medical Practice Lawyer
Direct dial
(703) 535-5399
Mobile (703) 615-2415
Fax (703) 836-6289

Samuel Klewans, Dental Practice AttorneySamuel N. Klewans is a partner with Klewans & Skerritt, P.C. Sam has represented public, private, and professional practices throughout his career. He has been AV rated by Martindale Hubbell for over 35 years. He has also been named in Outstanding Lawyers of America, and has been voted Virginia Business Legal Elite from 2006 to the present.

Experienced Dental and Medical Practice Lawyer

Mr. Klewans devotes a significant amount of his practice to dental and medical business practice matters.  He brings extensive knowledge of business and business law to professional healthcare practices.

Mr. Klewans carefully formulates and executes the appropriate solution for his clients and their businesses. This formulation is based on his comprehensive knowledge of business law, corporate law, and the business operations of healthcare practices. He takes the time needed to assess challenges, resolve problems, and evaluate possible outcomes.

Mr. Klewans’ clientele includes multi-specialty, small group, and individual healthcare providers. He is a problem solver with innovative strategies to resolve the myriad issues faced by his clients.

Quality Legal Services – Reasonable Costs

Mr. Klewans understands and appreciates his clients’ concerns and knows that clients need quality legal services at reasonable costs. To meet that need, Mr. Klewans crafts pragmatic solutions that add value in a cost-effective and time-saving manner.

Experience in Dental, Medical and Business Transactions

Mr. Klewans has extensive experience in a broad range of dental and medical practice and business transactions. These transactions include:

  • purchases and sales of medical and dental practices and businesses,
  • entity selection and entity formation,
  • ownership and structuring issues,
  • how and why to take in an associate or partner,
  • evaluating and determining practice equity,
  • how to structure and finance transactions,
  • drafting space and expense-sharing agreements,
  • drafting buy-sell and operating agreements,
  • formation of management companies, DSO’s and MSO’s,
  • drafting DSO and MSO practice management agreements,
  • planning for practice succession and transitions,
  • resolution and dissolution of practice disputes,
  • drafting of a wide variety of commercial contracts, and
  • lease negotiations.


Mr. Klewans is a nationally recognized lecturer on associate-ships and partnerships in dental practices. He has lectured at Virginia State Bar continuing legal education programs, Professional Practice Management Consultants programs, annual dental business and legal symposium, and the Mid-Atlantic Dental Conference.

Professional Associations

Mr. Klewans is an active member of the Virginia State Bar. He has served as Secretary and Chairman of the 10th District Committee, Chairman and Vice Chairman of the State Bar Disciplinary Board. He has lectured as part of the Virginia State Bar Continuing Legal Education program, and has been a faculty member on the Committee on Professionalism.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Klewans was a Law Clerk for the Honorable Oren R. Lewis, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division. He has practiced with Fried, Fried & Klewans, Klewans & Associates, and Grad, Logan, Klewans & Bowen PC. He was also a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve Judge Advocate General Corps.

Bar & Court Admissions

Virginia, 1966
District of Columbia, 1967
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia


University of Pennsylvania, A.B., 1963
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1966