Manatt Welcomes Renowned Health Care Transactions Attorney in Boston

Jerry Tichner has deep experience representing hospitals, health systems and investors in a broad spectrum of transactional and regulatory matters

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a multidisciplinary, integrated professional services firm, announced today the addition of Jerome (Jerry) Tichner as a Partner in the Firm’s Boston office. With a 25-year track record of successfully guiding health care-related acquisitions, affiliations and divestitures for a wide range of health systems and other health care organizations, Tichner brings his depth of experience with health care transactions and regulatory compliance to Manatt’s robust bench of dealmakers, consultants and litigators.

“With a thriving health care and life sciences industry driving innovation within Boston and across the East Coast, we are committed to expanding Manatt’s footprint in the region and deepening our roster of talent who are guiding clients through our health industry’s continued transformation,” said Manatt CEO and Managing Partner Donna L. Wilson. “Jerry is a first-rate health care transactional lawyer with impressive private equity and non-profit experience, making him an ideal addition to our growing office in Boston, led by Partner Eric Gold, as well as being a terrific add to our national corporate and health care teams.”

Tichner represents health care stakeholders—including hospitals, health systems and health industry investors—in a broad range of transactional matters, including platform/system sales, add-on and divestiture transactions, mergers, joint ventures and affiliations. With particular and deep experience in hospital system mergers, sales, affiliations and acquisitions and similar private equity transactions, Tichner is a prolific and highly respected dealmaker. In recent years Jerry has led or played a leading role in the acquisition, sale or affiliation of more than 35 hospitals, and the platform development, acquisition and divestiture of multi-state hospice, home health and other providers. In recognition of his achievements, Tichner has consistently been recognized on industry-leading lists including the Chambers USA Guide, The Legal 500 United States guide and The Best Lawyers in America.

“Jerry brings a tremendous wealth of knowledge in complex transactional deals, as well as an understanding of how to navigate the intricate regulatory frameworks both in Massachusetts and across the country that are increasingly affecting health care companies and those doing business with them,” said Manatt Health Leader Bill Bernstein. “A collaborative and accomplished attorney, Jerry will be a perfect fit to our health care transactions and regulatory practice led by Partner Paul Carr-Rollitt, as well as our national team as we work with our clients at the forefront of innovation.”

“I’m thrilled to join the Firm and work with its outstanding legal and consulting professionals, many of whom I have had the pleasure of knowing for a long time, as we collectively support our clients’ efforts to navigate and capitalize on the many opportunities that exist in today’s health care ecosystem,” Tichner said. “Manatt’s model of bringing together legal, business, policy and consulting acumen for the benefit of its clients is incredibly rare and provides an ideal environment to achieve success for our clients.”

Tichner joins the Firm’s expanding roster of legal and consulting professionals across the Firm’s core practices in the past year, including Corporate and Finance (Bill Broome); Digital and Technology (Tim Andrews and Lisa W. Rosaya); Entertainment (Binta Niambi Brown); Financial Services (Warren Biro, Mike Katz, Jessica Sklute and Troy Zander); Health Care (Heide Bajnrauh, Axel Bernabe, Robert (Rob) Fraiman, Seth Frazier, Eric Gold, Paul Irving, Dr. Tracy Johnson, Anna Lansky, John O’Brien, Thomas (Tom) Robertson, Lisa Sbrana and Mark Wietecha); and Litigation (Schuyler G. Carroll, Dylan Carson, Randy S. Grossman, Kareem A. Salem and Justin Wolosz).

Tichner received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where he was the Executive Editor of the American Journal of Law & Medicine, and his B.A. in political science, economics and management from the University of Rochester.

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