Jones Day

Healthcare Department

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What the team is known for Represents a diverse range of clients across a wide scope of healthcare matters, including M&A, joint ventures and affiliations, as well as other complex transactional and litigious work. Also routinely called upon to advise on issues concerning the Affordable Care Act and frequently defends clients in fraud and abuse matters. Other areas of focus include security policy compliance work, both domestically and internationally, and dealing with privacy and data breaches. Also advises on corporate planning and contract negotiation matters.

Strengths Clients say: "The team offers excellent legal advice, and we always have a high level of confidence that things are being handled appropriately and efficiently."

One source praises the team as " extremely thorough," adding that "they have excellent communication skills and plugged into our team really well."

Clients praise the team's customer service as "extraordinary - the combination of their advanced legal knowledge with genuine personal engagement and trust is their greatest achievement and a key differentiator from other firms."

Work highlights Advised the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in connection with its acquisition of Union Hospital. The team assisted with due diligence, negotiation of deal terms and regulatory advice.

Notable practitioners

The "incredibly responsive, talented and knowledgeable" Jeffrey Kapp enjoys a strong reputation for his healthcare transactional practice. He regularly acts for hospitals and health systems in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and physician contracting matters.

Thomas Dutton has experience handling healthcare transactions including mergers, acquisitions and joint operating agreements. His diverse client list includes insurance companies and large physician groups, as well as hospitals and health systems.