McDermott Advises Healthcare Private Equity Client in Formation of Specialty Dental Practice Management Platform


CHICAGO – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery served as legal adviser to Amulet Capital Partners, LP – a Greenwich, Connecticut-based healthcare private equity investment firm – in their recent formation of CC Amulet Management, LLC. This new company will provide business and practice management to Children’s Choice Pediatric Dental Care, a California-based dental service provider focused on delivering care to children, infants, adolescents and those with special needs.

CC Amulet Management, LLC will be headquartered in Sacramento, California, supporting dental practices that serve pediatric patients through both commercial and state/federal-assisted programs across 16 practice locations throughout California. The specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Our extensive experience working at the intersection of healthcare and private equity – especially in the practice management space – is why investment organizations continue to entrust McDermott Will & Emery with their complex transactions,” said Kristian Werling, lead McDermott lawyer on the transaction. “The multidisciplinary solutions we provide to dental practices and dental services organizations – including mergers & acquisitions, health regulatory, tax and litigation – also made us a strong advisory partner on this matter.”

The Amulet Capital Partners transaction team included lawyers from McDermott’s private equity, health, and tax practices. In addition to Werling’s leadership, the team included partners Stephen Bernstein, Charles Ditkoff, Diego Gómez-Cornejo, Jenny Wang, Patrick McCurry, and Alejandro Ruiz.

McDermott is the nation’s leading healthcare law firm. Our Health Industry Advisory group is the only health practice to receive Tier 1 national rankings from all major legal directories. This includes Chambers USA, in which McDermott has been the only Band-1 national practice recognized for the last nine consecutive years. The Firm recently hosted the 2018 Physician Practice Management and ASC Symposium, the premiereevent for Physician Practice Management and Ambulatory Surgical Center leaders to explore critical industry issues. McDermott also took the top spot inPitchBook’s 2017 League Tablesas the most active firm for health care private equity.

About Amulet Capital Partners, LP

Amulet Capital Partners, LP is a healthcare private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, CT. Amulet seeksto achieve long-term capital appreciation through privately negotiated investments in companies. Amulet Capital Partners focuses on those segments it believes have the most attractive long-term fundamentals with a target investment size generally between $25 million to $150 million. Amulet Capital Partners’ investment team has approximately 50 years of private equity experience. For additional information, please visit

About McDermott

McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

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