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Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Healthcare

2 ranked lawyersBand 2MassachusettsUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Esteemed group offering deep knowledge of the healthcare space, with particular expertise in fraud and abuse matters affecting industry players. Frequently works with private equity funds in relation to healthcare M&A matters and with diagnostic testing companies on HIPAA compliance. Clients also include pharmaceutical companies, ancillary service providers, hospices and hospitals. Provides a broad array of regulatory advice relating to corporate and commercial activity, as well as assisting clients with internal and government investigations.

Strengths

"I appreciate that beyond just giving technical information, the Choate team helps us to understand the degrees of risk and opportunity to build best practices," reports a source.

"They have been excellent," confirms a source. "They've been very helpful in getting me to understand the key issues and helping me to strategize."

Another notes: "My overall impression is that they are fantastic, really knowledgeable and a top-notch team. They always provide very relevant advice and give me the context and tools I need to weigh the risks."

Work highlights

Acted as counsel to the Board of Trustees for South Shore Health, in an internal investigation into allegations of wrongdoing against the CEO and Chief Administrative Officer.

Notable practitioners

Christine Savage has vast experience advising on regulatory compliance and internal investigations for clients such as life sciences companies and universities.
"She dives into issues and understands them completely. Her advocacy is just exemplary, she is able to both push for our positions and also maintain a really respectful relationship with the government." "She has really deep knowledge from a healthcare perspective and really understands some of the concerns around our area." "She is very good - she's knowledgeable, business-savvy, and does a good job for clients."

Julia Hesse advises clients such as investors and dental practices on M&A and venture capital matters as part of her broad transactional practice. while also offering significant regulatory expertise.
"She's a great communicator, incredibly timely, very smart and always thinking three steps ahead." "She is very talented, very commercial and she translates regulatory talk into language that clients understand. She also helps clients weight risk very effectively." "She is extremely practical. She understands the sensitivities and provides great advice - I really trust her judgment."

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Overview

Choate represents leading healthcare providers and private equity firms investing in healthcare and has one of first and most prominent healthcare practices in US.

Extensive experience in solving the most pressing legal issues of healthcare providers, including:

  • Academic medical centers
  • Ancillary service providers
  • Health informatics companies
  • Hospices
  • Hospitals
  • Life sciences companies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Physicians
  • Practice management companies (DSOs, MSOs)

Choate also boasts integrated team of corporate, regulatory and life sciences attorneys representing healthcare providers, technology and science companies and their investors. 

Healthcare

Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

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Location

Two International Place

Boston

Massachusetts

USA

MA 02110

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Massachusetts

Healthcare


Christine G Savage
Band 2
Julia Hesse
Band 2