Sumaya M. Noush - McDermott Will & Emery


Sumaya M. Noush counsels regional and multistate hospitals and health systems, specialty hospitals, academic medical centers and other healthcare organizations on a variety of strategic and operational matters. These matters include: mergers, asset and membership/stock transactions, joint ventures, hospital and physician affiliations, disaffiliations, dissolutions, divestitures, management of ownership transitions, entity structure formation and governance, medical staff bylaws, credentialing, peer review and privileging as well as survey, certification and accreditation matters.

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  • Integration of two robust, geographically diverse nonprofit health systems, one Catholic and the other secular*
  • Joint venture between an Illinois pediatric hospital and a California-based long-term care provider to establish a comprehensive pediatric post-acute specialty hospital*
  • Represented a nonprofit health system in Pennsylvania in connection with its acquisition of a health plan*

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  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Illinois, 2023, 2024
  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Healthcare Law, Chicago, 2022 to 2024
  • Person of the Year Award (Group Award to “Travel Ban Lawyers”), Chicago Magazine, 2017

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  • American Health Lawyers Association, member and author, 2016 to present
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms, Associate Board, CLE Committee Chair, 2023
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, Board of Directors, 2020 to 2023

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Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD, 2016
Loyola University Chicago Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Stritch School of Medicine, MA, 2016
Loyola University Chicago, BA, BS, magna cum laude, 2013



Sumaya M. Noush

Associate | Chicago