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USA 2022
Illinois Healthcare
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4 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Dentons

Dentons’ Health Care group offers health care organizations a unique and unparalleled blend of experience, expertise, and perspective, along with a commitment to exceeding client expectations. These attributes, developed and applied in concert with lawyers in Dentons’ corporate, litigation, tax, government enforcement and white collar investigations, public policy, and other prominent practice groups, make Dentons the firm of choice among health care organizations both within the US and worldwide.

Dentons has over 50 full-time health care lawyers and professionals. In many cases, these individuals have spent their entire careers in private practice as outside counsel to health care organizations. In other cases, they have worked for providers as in-house counsel, administrators, and clinicians. In addition, our team includes an impressive array of former policy directors and other federal and state officials who have served in senior roles at the highest levels of government, including the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), CMS, and the criminal and civil divisions of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), as well as several former state attorneys general. Our group, partners and professionals are routinely recognized as industry leaders.

Chambers Review

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Healthcare - Illinois
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Dentons has a highly-regarded transactional practice complemented by significant regulatory expertise. Stands out for its strength in healthcare financing, as well as advising on deals such as joint ventures and mergers. Recognized for expert representation of significant financial institutions active in the sector. Also acts for providers on governance issues, outsourcing and employment agreements.

Work Highlights

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  • Dentons represented the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago in the closing of a refinancing of $175 million of variable rate debt privately held by three commercial banks. 

Notable Practitioners

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Mary Wilson
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Mary Wilson
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Band 1

Mary Wilson has significant experience in debt financings for health systems, including matters involving the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable bonds.
"She is an outstanding attorney and a pleasure to work with."

Kathryn Ashton
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Kathryn Ashton
3
Band 3

Kathryn Ashton acts for a number of prominent clients, including health systems and financial institutions. Her expertise includes syndicated financings and debt issuances.
"Not only is she extremely knowledgeable, she has a straightforward approach to working with you to solve issues."

Robert Guenthner
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Robert Guenthner
4
Band 4

Robert Guenthner combines notable transactional skills with regulatory expertise and regularly advises on acquisitions, strategic investments and fraud and abuse concerns. His clients include medical technology companies, health systems and private equity funds.
"He brings a combination of business acumen and deep legal knowledge."

Courtney Posnik
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Courtney Posnik
Star Associates

Courtney Posnik advises healthcare systems on a range of finance issues including the issuance of taxable bonds and debt restructurings. She also has expertise in both state and federal healthcare licensing matters.

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Mary Wilson
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Mary Wilson
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Band 1
Kathryn Ashton
3
Kathryn Ashton
3
Band 3
Robert Guenthner
4
Robert Guenthner
4
Band 4
Courtney Posnik
Courtney Posnik
Star Associates