Chris Jedrey represents nonprofit and for-profit provider and health plan clients in merger, acquisition, affiliation, and joint venture transactions; sales of nonprofit assets and operations to for-profit companies; and conversions from taxable to tax-exempt status. He represents academic medical centers for a variety of matters, including clinical network development, clinical research issues and faculty practice plan structures.

Chris is partner-in-charge of the Firm’s Boston Health Industry Advisory Practice Group, and national co-chairman of its academic medical centers practice.


  • Advised Steward Health Care System (Steward), a private-equity backed health care system operator, in a series of transactions done in partnership with Medical Properties Trust, totaling more than $3.5 billion, resulting in Steward becoming the largest privately owned health system in the United States with a total of 36 hospitals and more than 500 ancillary facilities in 10 states, as well as the largest care management/ACO in New England with more than 4,700 contracted physicians (and now in the process of being extended to the new service areas)

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  • Legal 500 USA Tier 1 (leading lawyer)
  • US News – Best Lawyers in America, National Non-Profit/Charities Law and Health Law, 2005 – 2022
  • Expert Guides, Best of the Best USA-Healthcare
  • Chambers USA, Band One (National and Massachusetts)

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  • Hult International Business School, board member
  • Winthrop Park School, board member and secretary
  • New England Quarterly, president

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Boston College Law School, JD, 1984
Harvard Law School, Liberal Arts Fellow, 1980 to 1981
Harvard University, PhD, History, 1977
Harvard University, MA, History, 1972
University of Massachusetts Amherst, BA, 1971


Christopher M. Jedrey

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