McDermott Most Active Law Firm in Health Private Equity for Second Consecutive Year according to PitchBook


McDermott Will & Emery has been ranked the most active firm for health care private equity in PitchBook’s 2018 League Tables, the second time in the last three years the Firm has led in this category. This caps off an outstanding 2018, during which McDermott handled 66 health care private equity deals, outpacing its closest rivals by more than 40 percent.

Eric Zimmerman, partner and Head of McDermott’s Health Industry Advisory Group, credited the Firm’s exceptional health industry platform and extensive private equity experience with this year’s strong rankings. Working with a variety of clients, the team advised on numerous health care deals involving hospitals, inpatient/outpatient services, practice management, laboratory services, information technology, managed care, devices and supplies, business processing outsourcing and revenue cycle management.

PitchBook has once again quantified our Firm’s exceptional ability to work at the intersection of health and PE,” explained Zimmerman. “This year’s ranking also underscores our team’s passion for collaborating across industries to get these kinds of complex deals done. We are excited to continue working with our clients as they transform the health care industry.”

In addition to the Firm’s top spot in health care, PitchBook ranked McDermott highly on the following league tables:

• 2nd most active in private equity in the Great Lakes
• 4th most active in private equity globally
• 4th most active in private equity in the US
• 4th most active in private equity buyouts
• 4th most active in private equity in the South
• 7th most active in M&A in the US
• 9th most active in M&A globally

McDermott Will & Emery is the nation’s leading health care law firm. The Health Industry Advisory group is the only health practice to receive top national rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” Chambers USA, The Legal 500 US, and Law360. The practice was also recognized by Chambers as “Health Team of the Year” in 2010, 2013 and 2017. McDermott has held the top spot in PitchBook’s League Tables as the most active firm for health care private equity since 2017.

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