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USA Illinois Healthcare

Healthcare covers a wide range of work, including transactional, advisory, and contentious matters. Transactional work is primarily the sale and purchase, of some or all of a health system or health insurance company. Law firms advise on antitrust issues and assorted regulatory matters for clients such as hospitals, health systems and insurance companies. Litigation includes matters like qui tam (whistleblower) suits and the defence of parties involved in federal investigations. Advisory and regulatory compliance matters include Medicare Part D, the subsidizing of drugs through the federally-run Medicare program. Also covers Stark Law, which governs referrals of physicians accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, and the False Claims Act (FCA). This chapter also features advice on pharmaceutical and medical products regulatory issues covering the drugs and devices approved by the FDA.

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Band 1
  1. McDermott Will & Emery LLP
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    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP is a leading light in the Illinois market, drawing on its strong bench of partners and associates to offer a sophisticated, full-service approach. Fields specialist knowledge in areas such as corporate governance, fraud and abuse, antitrust and IT matters. Active in alternative transactions in the provider space. Represents private equity funds and REITs active in the healthcare space. Also noted for its in-house digital health team.
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Band 2
  1. Health Law Consultancy
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    Health Law Consultancy
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 11 Years Ranked
    Health Law Consultancy is a dedicated healthcare boutique at the forefront of advising on the implementation of regulatory reform. Frequently acts for payors and providers on areas such as joint ventures, fraud and abuse issues and outsourcing. Particularly active in relation to data privacy concerns and broader IT matters impacting healthcare clients. Further noted for counseling early-stage companies operating in the sector.
  2. 2
    Jones Day
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Jones Day has a strong healthcare group that draws on its international network to offer local and national clients advice on cross-border transactions and high-stakes litigation. Broad regulatory experience includes advising on internal and external investigations arising from allegations of fraud and abuse violations. Clients include providers, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers, among other sector participants. Noted as active in healthcare private equity transactions.
  3. Katten
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    Katten
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 18 Years Ranked
    Katten is highly regarded for its broad healthcare expertise, which includes acting on external and internal investigations and regulatory compliance. Particularly noted for its transactional experience, fielding firmwide strength in acting for private equity clients on deals in the healthcare industry. Also known for its tax, antitrust and finance advice offered to health system, physician and life sciences clients, which sees it attract an impressive nationwide client base.
  4. Faegre Drinker
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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    Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Barnes & Thornburg LLP has a respected practice that offers broad healthcare strength, advising on areas such as the structuring, governance and regulatory procedures of diverse providers. Significant litigation experience, which includes a focus on certificate of need disputes. Active in representing fertility centers in the country. Further noted for particularly strong pharmacy-centric advice.
  2. Dentons
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    Dentons
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    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.
  3. McGuireWoods LLP
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    McGuireWoods LLP
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 18 Years Ranked
    McGuireWoods LLP has an impressive healthcare practice with notable regulatory depth. Continues to act on multiple transactions, including representing providers in acquisitions of physician practices. Extensive experience in advising private equity clients on investments in the healthcare space, which sees it act on high-value deals across Illinois and further afield. Also offers a significant litigation offering.
  4. Nixon Peabody LLP
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    Nixon Peabody LLP
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 18 Years Ranked
    Nixon Peabody LLP has a strong team that offers broad transactional and litigation capabilities, as well as significant regulatory expertise. Regularly advises on areas such as acquisitions, tax exemption issues and Medicaid coverage matters. Clients include healthcare systems, long-term care facilities and banks. Able to draw resources from a nationwide network of offices.
  5. Polsinelli PC
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    Polsinelli PC
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Robust group that regularly acts for providers on multistate transactions. Offers full-service capabilities that enable it to serve as outside counsel for major systems on matters such as regulatory compliance, physician alignment and healthcare IT issues. Also demonstrates capabilities in fraud and abuse cases.
  6. Ropes & Gray LLP
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    Ropes & Gray LLP
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 6 Years Ranked
    Ropes & Gray LLP is a well-respected outfit offering knowledge across a broad range of healthcare issues, including regulatory compliance, enforcement actions and transactional matters. Exhibits particular expertise in value-based care, data privacy and healthcare IT issues. Acts for providers, medical device companies and also private equity firms. Also noted for its strong FDA regulatory practice.
  7. Sidley Austin LLP
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    Sidley Austin LLP
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 16 Years Ranked
    Sidley Austin LLP is equipped to handle an impressive breadth of healthcare work, drawing on a strong bench of regulatory experts. Acts for clients such as health systems and pharmaceutical and insurance companies. Frequently handles complex litigation such as reimbursement class actions and False Claims Act actions. Further noted for its expertise in administrative appeals. Also highlighted for its leading FDA regulatory capabilities, bringing impressive clinical research experience to bear.
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Band 4
  1. Duane Morris LLP
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    Duane Morris LLP
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 10 Years Ranked
    Expert healthcare practice with a substantial Illinois offering. Advises clients such as hospitals and physicians on disputes, regulatory compliance and transactions. Also noted for its niche telemedicine capabilities. Notable experience in the post-acute care and senior living space.
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    Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 18 Years Ranked
    Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose has an active practice that advises local and national clients on wide-ranging regulatory matters. Expert handling of healthcare litigation, antitrust disputes and reimbursement proceedings. Also noted for its niche clinical integration capabilities and experience in data privacy mandates, including those involving data breaches.
  3. Benesch
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 4
  4. Foley & Lardner LLP
    Healthcare
    USA 2022 | Band 4