Christopher M. Olson - McDermott Will & Emery


A unique focus on corporate and healthcare law sets Christopher M. Olson apart and drives his efficient and client-oriented approach to executing transactions. With those transactional skills and his knowledge of corporate governance and regulations, Chris helps clients across the healthcare industry navigate regulatory compliance and transactional matters.

From nonprofit and for-profit health systems and hospitals, to laboratories, pharmacies, physician practice management platforms and physician groups, Chris focuses on meeting the needs of his clients. He guides them through all manner of complex mergers and acquisitions, strategic affiliations and challenging regulatory situations to successful resolutions.

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  • Represented a client in connection with the successful acquisition of an acute care hospital from a nonprofit hospital system that had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection; the client was designated the “stalking horse” purchaser and participated in the debtor’s Bankruptcy Section 363 sale process
  • Represented two integrated, full-service laboratory companies in connection with their sale to a national laboratory company
  • Represented a client in connection with its sale of two radiation oncology facilities to a regional health system in Georgia
  • Represented a national provider of outpatient cancer services in its affiliations/acquisitions of various radiation oncology, medical oncology, urology and surgery providers
  • Represented a private equity group in its acquisition of a scaled outpatient imaging platform operating in 15 states

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  • The Best Lawyer, Healthcare Law, Los Angeles, 2022 to 2024
  • Super Lawyers, Southern California Rising Star, Healthcare, 2018 to 2023
  • BTI, Client Service All-Stars, 2022


  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Healthcare Law section


University of Texas School of Law, JD, 2014
University of California – Los Angeles, BA, cum laude, 2011