Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Healthcare Department

New York
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What the team is known for A strong team gaining greater recognition in the New York healthcare market. Has notable strength in the transactional healthcare space with recognized capabilities in M&A and joint ventures. Additionally provides advice on regulatory and government enforcement matters.

Strengths"Their communication is very timely and the firm is knowledgeable about current legalities," reports one client.

"They are very bright attorneys," enthuses another source, adding: "They're knowledgeable, transparent, respectful of clinical judgment and help us navigate through difficult situations."

Others say: "They have a pretty deep bench of attorneys with cross-coverage skills so I always feel that our projects are handled in an efficient and prompt manner."

Work highlights Represented the corporate members of Fidelis Care in the $3.75 billion sale of its assets to Centene Corporation.

Notable practitioners

Jay Gerzog has particular expertise in representing academic medical centers and tax-exempt healthcare institutions. He regularly advises his clients on a broad range of transactional matters such as M&A and joint ventures.

Matthew Shatzkes advises a variety of healthcare entities on regulatory, compliance and transactional matters. Clients appreciate that he is "tremendously knowledgeable and always makes himself available."

Steven Chananie assists clients in the healthcare industry with a range of transactional and regulatory matters. He has particular expertise relating to the Anti-Kickback Statutes, Stark Law and anti-referral laws. Clients say he has "very deep technical knowledge."