Amanda K. Jester - McDermott Will & Emery


Amanda Jester works with healthcare clients and investors to structure and execute sophisticated transactions, focusing on driving innovation while navigating the complexities of federal and state regulatory issues. She works with organizations across the United States, with a particular emphasis on the Texas market. Amanda’s focus on the southern healthcare market allows her to counsel clients—both local and national—on the nuances of working in this rapidly growing healthcare hub. Amanda is a leader for the Firm’s physician practice management (PPM) team and partner-in-charge of the Healthcare Practice Group in Texas.

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  • Advised a national PPM company on multiple partnerships with physician practices across the country, ranging in size from two physicians to more than 80 physicians
  • Advised Urology America (formerly Urology Austin) in its partnership with Gauge Capital
  • Advised the physician board members of Ovation Fertility in the company’s strategic combination with US Fertility, creating the leading fertility platform in the United States

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  • Chambers USA 2020, 2022 and 2023
  • Chambers USA Recognized Practitioner, 2019
  • Chambers USA Rising Star, 2013
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013, 2015 to 2017


  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar Association


University of Chicago Law School, JD, 2003
Austin College, BA, 2000