Jerry J. Sokol - McDermott Will & Emery


Jerry J. Sokol concentrates his national practice on the business aspects of healthcare law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and various contractual arrangements in the healthcare industry. Jerry is the global head of McDermott’s Healthcare Practice Group.

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  • Chambers USA, Band 1 in Florida: Healthcare, 2008-2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Healthcare Law, 2007-2019 and 2021-2024
  • SCALE Community, Top 40 Most Influential Healthcare Leader, 2023
  • Daily Business Review, Distinguished Leaders, 2022
  • Super Lawyers, Health Care, 2006-2010 and 2013-2019
  • The Legal 500 US, 2018
  • Nightingale’s Healthcare News, Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers


  • Board Certified Healthcare Lawyer
  • Previously a Florida licensed Certified Public Accountant


University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD, 1991
University of Texas at Austin, MPA, 1988
University of Texas at Austin, BBA, with honors, 1988