Megan R. Rooney focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals, health systems, and health care and life sciences companies. A former health care professional with firsthand clinical experience, Megan has unique insight into the business challenges and opportunities facing her clients. Throughout her tenure at the Firm, Megan has established a reputation as a service-oriented and experienced transactional attorney with more than 100 health care transactions to her credit. Clients seek Megan's counsel to lead large deal teams that drive efficient and effective outcomes and achieve business goals.
Megan has in-depth knowledge in all aspects of health care transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures and system restructurings for hospitals and health care providers. Megan regularly advises hospital and health system clients on regulatory compliance with respect to licensure, accreditation, and other state and federal regulatory matters, including disclosures to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services pursuant to its Self-Referral Disclosure Program.
Megan served as an adjunct professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law for nearly a decade and has authored multiple publications on health care transactions. Megan is an active member of the Firm's Gender Diversity Committee, Associate Recruiting Committee and Internal Compliance & Reporting Committee. Megan is a two-time past co-chair of the Chicago Office Summer Associate Program.
Megan also co-leads the Firm’s Hospitals and Health Systems Representation affinity group, which brings together McDermott lawyers from within and outside the Health Industry Advisory Practice Group to develop thought leadership, share information and collaborate on best practices.