Overview

Gerry McCartin helps fulfill the business objectives of health care and technology companies through billion-dollar transactions and strategic affiliations and investments. With four decades of legal experience advising clients in complex corporate and securities matters, he is distinguished for his guidance in high-profile mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate and commercial agreements. He is deeply versed in the health care business and is a trusted adviser to clients creating regional and multistate health care systems.

Corporate and Securities

Clients in information technology, software development, energy, commercial real estate, consulting and services seek Gerry’s experienced counsel in corporate and securities matters. In addition to mergers and acquisitions, he is highly skilled in business organization, securities offerings, executive employment agreements and general corporate matters.

Health Care

Gerry is known for his incisive industry knowledge and focused experience representing hospitals, health care systems, academic medical centers, diagnostic imaging companies and others in significant transactions. He helps clients successfully navigate major transitions and growth, representing them through strategic affiliations, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, including management and vendor agreements and general corporate matters. Gerry also represents health care clients in the negotiation of investments in portfolio companies in health care information technology and related fields.

Representative Experience

  • An academic medical center and hospital system in a series of system integration agreements creating a regional health system.
  • An academic medical center in (i) the formation of joint ventures for developing and commercializing health care technologies, (ii) the formation of a joint venture to construct and operate a hospital, (iii) a series of investments in health care information technology companies and (iv) the initial public offering of a portfolio company.
  • A regional health system in its affiliation with a post-acute care company.
  • An academic medical center in the sale of its home hospice program.
  • A public diagnostic imaging company in securities matters as well as acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures related to diagnostic imaging companies.
  • A public company in connection with the negotiation of purchased services contracts on behalf of health care systems.
  • A transcription company in various acquisitions and its ultimate sale to a private equity company.
  • A health information technology company in its merger with a public company.
  • An educational technology company in its acquisition by a private equity company.
  • An energy company in its acquisition by a private equity company.
  • A commercial real estate company in its acquisition by a public company.
  • Part of a team that advised Thomas Jefferson University in its combination with Aria Health (Philadelphia, PA) on all aspects of the transaction, including negotiation of the definitive agreement, due diligence, and corporate and regulatory requirements. This combination resulted in the creation of the largest health system in the five-county region in southeast Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.
  • Part of a team that advised Thomas Jefferson University in its acquisition of a controlling interest in Rothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital (ROSH) in Bensalem, PA on all aspects of the transaction, including negotiation of the definitive agreement, due diligence, and corporate and regulatory requirements.

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Gerry represents National Links Trust, a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to promote affordable and accessible golf, preserve and restore historic and significant golf course architecture, and engage with local communities through educational programming at municipal golf courses throughout the USA.

Professional Associations

  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
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