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McDermott Will & Emery LLP
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-1531
United States

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Partner Kate McDonald focuses her practice on transactional and regulatory counseling for clients in the health care industry, with particular focus on federal and state health care government programs and the intersection between health care payors and providers.

Kate regularly advises health insurers, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), health care government contractors, health care providers and other clients on compliance with health care laws and regulations, particularly in connection with Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, Medicaid managed care, the Affordable Care Act, state insurance laws, and state licensure and professional practice regulations.

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United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: health insurers

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Kate McDonaldMcDermott Will & Emery LLP

The deeply experienced team at McDermott Will & Emery LLP provides transactional and regulatory advice to health insurers, while also representing healthcare-sector clients in enforcement proceedings and litigation. The firm has a strong background working with private equity clients and has advised a variety of non-traditional investors on health insurance transactions. It is also noted for its focus on digital health issues. Moreover, the litigation team, was recently bolstered by the arrivals of three new partners from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, in a move that significantly strengthens the firm’s litigation capabilities for health insurers. Eric Zimmerman leads the team from Washington DC, with a focus on policy and legislation matters. Other names to note in Washington DC are Jeremy Earl, who focuses on regulation relating to managed care organizations, and Kate McDonald, who advises insurers and HMOs on a full range of federal and state regulatory matters.