Jay E.S. Greathouse - McDermott Will & Emery


Jay Greathouse represents for-profit and non-profit healthcare organizations, as well as healthcare industry investors, in their most significant transactions. He works with hospitals, physician groups, ambulatory surgery centers, portfolio companies and private equity firms to execute complex joint ventures, cross-border collaborations and transactions, acquisitions and divestitures. Jay’s experience on both sides of the table enables him to maximize outcomes for his clients and facilitate an efficient dealmaking process for all parties.

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  • Represented Erlanger Health System in its evaluation of future options and the passage of a new state law authorizing the hospital to change from a governmental entity to a private, not-for-profit hospital system for financial and operational success*

*matter handled prior to joining McDermott


  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Healthcare Law, Austin, 2021 to 2024
  • Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Star, Healthcare, 2020 – 2022


  • American Health Law Association, member
  • Leadership San Antonio, Class 41
  • Laurel Heights Weekday School – Board Member, 2015–2018; Chairman of School Board, 2015–2017

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Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2010
Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, Graduate Studies, 2010
Texas A&M University, BS, 2005