Robert Louthian > McDermott Will & Emery LLP > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

McDermott Will & Emery LLP
28 STATE STREET
BOSTON, MA 02109-1775
United States
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Work Department

Healthcare

Position

Counsel Robert C. Louthian, III, represents exempt organizations on a wide range of tax and related issues, including determinations of exempt status, securing private letter rulings on proposed transactions, and preparing and representing clients who are under audit by the Internal Revenue Service. He works primarily with hospitals and other institutional providers, private foundations, scientific research organizations, universities, trade associations and corporate foundations. Robert has extensive experience in the formation of provider networks, integrate delivery systems, conversions of tax-exempt organizations and joint ventures with tax-exempt participants.

Career

Prior to joining McDermott, Robert spent seven years as an attorney in the Exempt Organizations Technical Division of the Internal Revenue Service. He served as the national coordinator for examinations of colleges and universities and, while working with all types of exempt organizations, was considered an authority in the areas of colleges and universities, hospitals/health care, scientific research organizations, low-income housing, economic development corporations and unrelated business income activities of exempt organizations’ participation in partnerships/joint ventures and technology transfer organizations.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: service providers

With ‘an excellent reputation in the non-profit sector‘, McDermott Will & Emery LLP ‘stands out for its experience, attention to detail and thoughtful approach to problem-solving‘. Regulatory managed care and health system advice, private equity transactions and joint ventures, healthcare technology and litigation are four of the team’s key pillars of service. Boston-based partners Christopher Jedrey and Charles Buck, who ‘combine technical legal expertise with sound tactical judgment and a strong strategic vision‘, advised Steward Health Care System on its $2.1bn merger with IASIS Healthcare and Medical Properties Trust. An ongoing highlight for ‘first-rate transactions lawyer‘ Bernadette Broccolo in Chicago and ‘excellent tax advisor‘ Robert Louthian in Washington DC is their work for an international specialty hospital and research institute on the design and implementation of a data and technology license venture aimed at providing diagnostic artificial intelligence solutions. In Chicago, clients recommend the ‘very intelligent‘ Sandra DiVarco, who collaborated with Kerrin Slattery on several change-of-ownership transactions involving client Presence Health, as well as ‘excellent communicators‘ Monica Wallace and Joshua BuchmanEric Gordon in Los Angeles and Gary Davis in Miami are other names to note.