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What the team is known for

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.

Strengths

One client says: "They really understand the nuance within situations and are adept at crafting approaches that meet the diverse needs of the parties involved in a transaction."

Work highlights

Acted as underwriters' counsel to J.P. Morgan Securities and Citigroup Global Markets on a $700 million corporate debt refinancing for Advocate Aurora Health.

Notable practitioners

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.
"Her attention to detail and work ethic is impeccable."

Kathryn Ashton acts for a number of prominent clients, including health systems and financial institutions. Her expertise includes syndicated financings and debt issuances.
"She is able to understand our perspective as a client and help us arrive at good solutions to difficult problems."

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 industry expert who provides timely and critical advice." "She is an outstanding lawyer who is incredibly responsive and able to juggle multiple demands to meet fast turnaround times."

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 is a well-respected lawyer with a national practice."

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Overview

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.

Healthcare

Dentons

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Location

233 South Wacker Drive

Suite 7800

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60606-6404

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Courtney Posnik
Associates to watch
Kathryn Ashton
Band 4
Mary Wilson
Band 2
Robert Guenthner
Band 4