With a diverse transaction practice focused on hospitals, health systems, investors and other healthcare industry participants throughout the country, Kerrin B. Slattery has earned a reputation for excellence. Her significant experience across a wide range of health industry transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures and system restructurings involving nonprofit hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, post-acute providers, large medical groups and their investors, makes her a valuable partner to healthcare leaders working to implement strategy, drive innovation and operate in a highly-regulated and rapidly evolving landscape.

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  • Served as counsel to public hospital in its sale to a large, nonprofit health system
  • Served as counsel to a large academic medical center in the Northeastern United States in connection with multiple strategic hospital and physician practice acquisitions
  • Served as counsel to a health system in the Northeastern United States in connection with its affiliation with a larger, regional health system, securing critical post-closing commitments from the new system

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  • Chambers USA, 2008 to 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, 2012 to 2019 and 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Health Care Law, 2019

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  • American Heart Association, Metro Chicago Board of Directors, 2016 – 2019
  • American Heart Association, Executive Leadership Team, Go Red for Women, 2015 to 2020
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, president, 2013

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Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, JD, 1996
Loyola University of Chicago Quinlan Graduate School of Business, MBA, 1996
University of San Diego, BSBA, 1991


Kerrin B. Slattery

Insights & Events / Media

Practical Guidance / March 22, 2021

United States / / February 9, 2021

Virtual Event / Speaking Engagements / January 7 & 11-13, 2021

On the Subject / November 11, 2020

Webinar / McDermott Event / November 11, 2020

New York, NY / McDermott Event / October 24, 2019

Publications / October 23, 2019

Podcasts / October 7, 2019

Publications / June 2019

Washington, DC / Speaking Engagements / April 30, 2019

San Francisco, California / McDermott Event / January 7-9, 2019

U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2019 / October 30, 2018

AHLA Connection (American Health Lawyers Association) / March 2018

American Health Lawyers Association / July 2014