Joel C. Rush has a national practice that focuses on transactional and health care regulatory matters affecting health care companies, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic affiliations, and joint ventures. Joel serves principally as counsel to private equity funds, public and private companies, physician practices, hospitals, and strategic investors in connection with a wide range of transactional, regulatory and corporate structure and governance matters. Joel is able to leverage his transactional background and deep health regulatory experience to provide seamless legal counsel regarding the complex strategic and operational issues facing health care providers and investors.
Much of his practice is focused on working with private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in the health care services industry with respect to the corporate and regulatory aspects of complex transactions, with a particular focus on physician practice management platforms. On the sell-side, he has extensive experience representing physician practice groups in transactions with private equity sponsors and physician practice management companies. Joel also regularly counsels hospital and post-acute provider clients on transactional and regulatory matters, including strategic joint ventures and affiliations.