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What the team is known for Prominent firm advising on a wide range of local and multistate transactions, including financings, recapitalizations, joint ventures and M&A. Particularly noted for its strong regulatory capabilities, counseling nonprofit and for-profit organizations on areas such as antitrust investigations, medical malpractice claims and HIPAA. Also has noteworthy capabilities in handling multistate litigation. Acts as counsel to private equity funds on their healthcare sector investments.

Strengths Clients often note the tailored advice they receive, with one remarking: "They understand my objectives and will let me know what I should be considering that I am not asking about."

One source comments: "They value my business and have an outstanding group of lawyers experienced in long-term healthcare."

Notable practitioners


Ashby Burks
acts for operators of hospitals, inpatient and outpatient facilities on acquisitions, sales and joint ventures. Impressed clients point to his "general knowledge of health law and command of applicable laws and regulatory requirements for our needs" as a key factor in choosing to work with him.


Richard Cowart
has impressive expertise in major healthcare transactions, as well as advising on licensing and physician contracting concerns. He is also recognized for his strong regulatory compliance counsel. Market commentators remark positively on his impressive nationwide capabilities.