CHICAGO (October 23, 2009) — McDermott Will & Emery today congratulates partner John M. Callahan, who has been named an Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyer for 2009 by Nightingale’s Healthcare News. This honorable distinction stems from the national reputation he has earned in advising health systems, private equity funds, life sciences companies and other entities on health sector mergers and acquisitions.
Nightingale's Healthcare News, a monthly publication for professionals serving the healthcare sector, annually bestows this honor on exceptional lawyers who advise on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings within the industry. Mr. Callahan is one of just 10 attorneys nationally named to this list, which was published in the October 2009 issue. Mr. Callahan, along with all honorees, will be recognized at the 10th Annual Healthcare Transactions Conference to be held November 5th in Chicago.
Mr. Callahan, based in the Chicago office, is a member of the Firm’s Health Law Department, one of the largest and most prestigious health law practices in the world. The Firm’s health law team counsels prominent companies in every major sector of the health and life sciences industry on regulatory and business transaction issues.