Joseph Konowiecki, J.D., Managing Partner

  • Mr. Konowiecki was managing and strategic partner at K&R (previously Konowiecki & Rank.) He led the firm into becoming 50 + lawyers and his areas of practice included health care, M&A, corporate, securities, and general business. As General Counsel and Executive Vice President for PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc., one of the nation's largest consumer health organizations, he was instrumental in closing its $9.2 billion sale to United Health Group in less than six months.

  • Mr. Konowiecki has led some of the largest healthcare public offerings and mergers in the country and successfully argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of PacifiCare Health Systems vs. Book, leading to a favorable, unanimous decision by the high court.

  • Mr. Konowiecki has been an investor and trusted advisor to several market-leading companies including, Withoutabox, and Media Technologies.

  • Mr. Konowiecki also serves as Chairman and CEO of Apollo Enterprise Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of advanced technology solutions for banks, lenders and other credit product providers. Mr. Konowiecki also serves as Chairman and CEO of Advanced Soccer Media, the leading media company in the youth soccer market today.

  • Mr. Konowiecki serves on various non-profit boards, most recently the Healthcare Advisory Board for RAND.

  • Mr. Konowiecki is a graduate of U.C.L.A. and holds a law degree from the UC Hastings College of the Law.