Eric Zimmerman - McDermott Will & Emery


Eric Zimmerman is a recognized Medicare law and policy authority and registered lobbyist who represents clients before Congress and administrative agencies, and helps clients navigate federal legislative and regulatory processes related to Medicare coverage, coding, reimbursement and compliance. He primarily counsels and represents hospitals and health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device manufacturers and suppliers, medical trade associations and professional societies.

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  • Representing some of the country’s largest health systems and service providers, diagnostics companies, and pharmaceutical and device manufacturers before the US Congress, the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and other federal agencies
  • Advancing legislative and regulatory changes achieving Medicare coverage, improving reimbursement, and revising regulatory obligations

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, “Lawyer of the Year” in Healthcare Law, Washington, DC, 2014-2020 and 2024
  • Thomson Reuters, Stand-out Lawyer – independently rated lawyers, 2023-2024
  • Chambers USA, Band 1, 2006-2023
  • The Legal 500 US, 2011, 2020 and 2022
  • The Hill, Top Lobbyist, 2021

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  • American Health Law Association (AHLA), fellow


George Mason University School of Law, JD, 1997
George Washington University, MBA, 1993
Emory University, BA, 1989

District of Columbia