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Jones Day
CLEVELAND, OH 44114-1190
United States

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United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: life sciences

Jones Day assists pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology clients with regulatory, transactional and contentious matters. The team’s expertise spans from antitrust, business and tort litigation to labor and employment, IP and healthcare matters, and M&A and tax issues. Maureen Bennett, who splits her time between Boston and San Francisco, co-heads the practice with Stephen Sozio in Cleveland. Highlights included assisting Celgene with IP and technology transaction aspects of its cash-and-stock merger with Bristol-Myers Squibb, and advising Incyte Pharmaceuticals on its strategic collaboration and license agreement with Innovent Biologics for the regulatory development and commercialization of three clinical stage pharmaceutical products for treatment of hematological and oncological diseases in China. Other names to note are global IP practice chair Anthony Insogna in San Diego, Jonn Beeson in Irvine for M&A deals, and commercial litigator Tina Tabacchi from the Chicago office.

United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: service providers

Jones Day‘s nationwide healthcare practice deals with a wide range of issues, including M&A and joint ventures, False Claims Act litigation, fraud and abuse matters, antitrust, corporate and payment structuring, as well as IT, cybersecurity and employment law. San Francisco-based James Dutro and Jeffrey Kapp in Cleveland advised on the joint venture between client City of Hope and Vantage Oncology, while in another matter, Stephen Sozio assisted Kapp on the due diligence, regulatory advice and contract negotiations necessary for the acquisition of Union Hospital by client Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Washington DC partner Alexis Gilroy continues to provide regulatory advice and transactional support to Onduo, a virtual diabetes care organization part-owned by Sanofi. Other leading practitioners include Atlanta-based litigator Rebekah Plowman and healthcare transactions specialist Thomas Dutton in Columbus.