Joel C. Rush - McDermott Will & Emery


Joel C. Rush has a national practice that focuses on transactional and healthcare regulatory matters affecting healthcare companies, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic affiliations, and joint ventures. Joel serves principally as counsel to private equity funds, public and private companies, physician practices, hospitals, and strategic investors in connection with a wide range of transactional, regulatory and corporate structure and governance matters. Joel is able to leverage his transactional background and deep health regulatory experience to provide seamless legal counsel regarding the complex strategic and operational issues facing healthcare providers and investors. Joel is a practice area leader for the PPM practice.

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  • Represented Lee Equity Partners in the formation of Solaris Health and acquisition of the non-clinical assets of Integrated Medical Professionals (New York), The Urology Group (Ohio), Midlantic Urology (Philadelphia metro), Advanced Urology Specialists (Chicago), Advanced Urology Associates (Joliet, IL), Michigan Institute of Urology, Anne Arundel Urology (Maryland), and Colorado Springs Urology. Solaris Health is the largest urology focused business support services platform in the United States.
  • Represented Atlantic Street Capital in the formation of ASC Ortho Management Company, a business support services platform focused on providing orthopaedic physician practices with a full range of non-clinical services and the acquisition of the non-clinical assets Bethesda-Chevy Chase Orthopaedic Associates (OrthoBethesda) and Washington Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.
  • Represented Amulet Capital Partners in its partnership with Shady Grove Fertility, the largest independent fertility practice in the US, the formation of US Fertility (“USF”), a business support services platform focused on providing fertility physician practices with a range of non-clinical services, and USF’s acquisition of certain non-clinical assets from the bankruptcy of IntegraMed.

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  • Chambers USA, Healthcare, 2022-2024


  • American Health Lawyers Association


University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2007
Muhlenberg College, BA, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2004

District of Columbia