As a sought-after transactional and regulatory advisor, Patrick J. Martinez has built his practice on executing complex healthcare acquisitions and joint ventures. He represents private equity firms and their platform companies in the acquisition and divestiture of for-profit healthcare companies, as well as provider-to-provider deals.
He has represented physician practice management companies, and hospitals and health systems–both for-profit and non-profit–through a full range of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, management agreements and system restructurings. His experience across a wide variety health practice areas, including dermatology, ophthalmology, palliative care, urgent care and OB/GYN, gives him a strong understanding of the unique regulatory, due diligence and structuring issues that can arise when executing deals in these spaces.
Patrick’s experience in regulatory matters is equally wide ranging and includes physician contracting, compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, Medicare reimbursement and facility licensing.
Serve as lead transactional counsel for the country’s largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) provider.
Served as lead transactional and regulatory counsel on the acquisitions of numerous physician practices on behalf of private equity sponsors and their physician practice management companies, including specialties like ophthalmology, optometry, gastroenterology, podiatry, urgent care, orthopedic, pain management, fertility, bariatric, OB/GYN and dermatology.
On behalf of a Fortune 500 company, served as lead counsel on multiple joint ventures with non-profit health systems.
Served as lead counsel on behalf of a non-profit health system on a joint venture with a private-equity backed urgent care platform company.
In the acquisition of 22 for-profit nursing homes and independent living facilities, served as lead transaction counsel on behalf of a for-profit senior living operator.
Served as lead counsel on the acquisition of multiple physician practices on behalf of another physician practice.
Provided counsel on the $500 million leveraged acquisition of a health system covering multiple states by a for-profit joint venture.
Served as counsel on the merger of three hospice and palliative care agencies, creating the largest provider in the state.
Provided counsel on the equity and debt restructuring and buyout of a proton center joint venture between a nonprofit health system and physicians.
Represented a nonprofit health system in the acquisition of an acute care hospital.
Acritas Stars, listed among independently rated lawyers, 2020
American Health Lawyers Association
DePaul Journal of Health Care Law, editor, 2007
Education DePaul University College of Law, JD, cum laude, 2007 Northwestern University, BA, 2003
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