Ira J. Coleman is the chairman of McDermott Will & Emery. He advises clients on matters related to health care mergers and acquisitions, health care private equity and health system representation. In addition, he has experience serving as counsel in connection with compliance matters and defense of Anti-Kickback and qui tam suits for health care clients.
Ira has extensive experience handling issues on behalf of clients that include Goldman Sachs, Altaris Capital Partners, The Blackstone Group, Halifax Health, The Carlyle Group, TeamHealth, Harvest Partners, CCMP Capital Advisors, Frontier Healthcare Holdings, MEDNAX National Medical Group, Miami Children's Hospital, MTS Health Investors, LLC, H.I.G. Capital and Ryder Systems, Inc.
Ira was previously the global head of McDermott's Corporate & Transactional Practice and partner-in-charge of the Miami office. He sits on various Firm committees, including the Executive Committee as well as the Management, Billings and Collections, and Technology Committees. He also serves as chair of the Firm's highly regarded Healthcare Services Private Equity Symposium and Healthcare Services Private Equity Leadership Forum.
Ira presents regularly at private equity and national health care conferences on a variety of subjects. He also has authored and has been quoted in numerous articles on private equity and health law topics.