Health & Life Sciences

Business Law for Health & Life Sciences

The business of health care is one of the most complex, controversial, and critical concerns of our time, touching every corner of society and the economy in one way or another. The issues and matters that pertain to this industry are myriad and cutting-edge, with innovation and demand moving at a pace never before witnessed. As new opportunities and challenges manifest almost daily, the stakes have never been higher. To answer the demands of our clients, Quarles & Brady boasts one of the most experienced and talented collections of corporate law attorneys dedicated to mastering the deals and transactions specific to this industry, creating space for growth and development while mitigating risk and maintaining compliance with the full gamut of state and Medicare rules and regulations.

We aim to be a steady hand in choppy seas; over the course of decades, our health care corporate team has ably navigated the changing health care waters and earned a national reputation for excellence in both the quality of our counsel and the delivery of our services. We have been involved in virtually every sort of transaction involving a health care provider, service, or entity, striving in each case to provide the kind of lasting, difference-making legal counsel that our clients demand and deserve.

We have the capacity to manage a deal from inception to completion and have represented hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery systems, and physician groups in numerous corporate transactions, from mergers and acquisitions to joint ventures, and everything in-between.

Our transactional experience includes

  • hospital sales and mergers;
  • formation of integrated health systems;
  • physician practice purchase and sale;
  • joint ventures and strategic alliances;
  • ASC formations;
  • payor acquisitions/consolidations;
  • long term care facility purchase and sale;
  • pharmacy purchase and sale;
  • reorganization of health care systems;
  • medical IT acquisition and licensing;
  • health care real estate transactions;
  • general contracting (managed care, employment, IP, IT, distribution, management);
  • structuring and documenting loans;
  • capital markets transactions; and
  • taxable and exempt bond transactions.