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McDermott Will & Emery LLP
THE MCDERMOTT BUILDING, 500 NORTH CAPITOL STREET, NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-1531
United States
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Work Department

Healthcare

Position

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.

For further details of Kate’s biography, please view McDermott website:
https://www.mwe.com/people/mcdonald-kate/

Memberships

American Health Lawyers Association, Payers Plans and Managed Care Practice Group, Social Media Coordinator

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: health insurers

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Kate McDonald



McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Operating on the ‘leading edge’ of the industry‘, McDermott Will & Emery LLP ‘has compiled a team of experts covering every aspect of healthcare law‘. It is known for advising on the regulatory aspects of major M&A deals, such as CVS Health’s $69bn acquisition of Aetna, which saw Chicago-based Joan Polacheck lead a team including Washington DC partners Kate McDonaldAnkur Goel and Jeremy Earl. Other main areas of expertise include dispute resolution in relation to government investigations, anti-kickback rules and reimbursement laws, healthcare advocacy efforts, as well as data breach and digital health matters. Together with LA-based trial lawyers Tom Ryan and Greg Jones, Chicago antitrust partner Stephan Wu represented The Permanente Group against a hospital group which accused the client and its insured of creating a healthcare monopoly in California. In Boston, the ‘excellent‘ global practice group leader Stephen Bernstein and ‘world-class subject matter expert‘ Christopher Jedrey are recommended, while ‘leading healthcare compliance lawyer‘ Eric Gordon in Los Angeles is another name to note.