Charles J. Acquisto



Mr. Acquisto serves as senior legal counsel, having joined the Law Offices of Stephenson, Acquisto & Colman in 1996.  Located in the firm’s Northern California office, he specializes in contractual analysis/recovery of reimbursements from health plans, third-party self-funded plans and government payors.  In 2008-09, Mr. Acquisto served as president of Healthcare Financial Management Association, Northern California Chapter and was also the HFMA Regional Executive for Region 11 in 2015-16.


J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1996
B.A., Loyola College of Maryland, 1989

Bar Admissions

  • California 1996
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California, 1996
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, 1997
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 1996

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys

Presentations and Publications

The Effects of Social Media on the Hospital Communication Landscape, AAHAM The Journal (Fall, 2012).

Speaker, Healthcare Financial Management Association

  • HFMA Patient Financial Services Conference
  • HFMA Region 11
  • Hospital Business Offices

Author, Wisdom to Grow On (2006)
Author, Tap Room Tales: A Clambake Collection from Golf’s Greatest Pro-Am (2011)
Author, Wisdom for a Young Golfer (Apprentice House, 2015)

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