Sandra (Sandy) M. DiVarco focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals and health systems. She has counseled health care facility and system clients regarding all aspects of health law transactions and health system restructurings.

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  • Served as lead outside counsel for multiple internationally renowned health care system on complex survey matters encompassing clinical care, laboratory, governance, life safety and medical staff
  • Brought to closing a heavily negotiated, twelve-hospital system member substitution transaction
  • Structured a related-party hospital acquisition involving unique state regulatory issues and negotiating post-closing covenants to comply with Ethical and Religious Directives for Health Care

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  • Chambers USA 2013 to 2021
  • The Legal 500 United States, 2019 to 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2013 to 2022, Health Care Law
  • Who’s Who Legal: Healthcare 2021
  • Super Lawyers 2019
  • The National Law Journal, Crisis Management Trailblazers, 2020


  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Illinois Association of Health Law Attorneys


Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2002
University of Illinois at Chicago, BSN, with honors, 1994