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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 > Healthcare > Health insurers

(Next Generation Partners)

Kate McDonaldMcDermott Will & Emery LLP

With its full-service healthcare offering across contentious and non-contentious matters, McDermott Will & Emery LLP is a go-to choice for clients across the healthcare insurance sector, including major healthcare providers, private equity funds, and hospital groups, who seek the firm out for its ‘top-notch‘ healthcare insurers team. In Washington DC, Jeremy Earl advises health insurers on federal and state regulatory matters, as well as ACA market reform compliance, while Kate McDonald focuses her practice on state and federal regulatory and licensure compliance. On the contentious side, former federal healthcare fraud prosecutor Ankur Goel specializes in representing health industry clients in False Claims Act and Medicare Advantage litigation matters. Jerry Sokol, based in Miami, leads the overall practice. Also in Miami is transactional specialist Gary Scott Davis, concentrating on managed care mergers, joint ventures, and contractual matters. Other key names include Chicago’s Lisa Mazur and Eric Zimmerman, both in DC. Jason Caron and Kevin Miller left the firm in 2022, while Brian Stimson departed in September 2023.