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Jay Harris focuses on healthcare industry transactions as well as general corporate matters. As a partner in our Healthcare practice, Jay represents healthcare providers, investors and other organizations in a variety of transactions.

Jay represents clients in the transactions surrounding the formation of new entities and structures for delivery of healthcare services. He is experienced in acquisition and divesture transactions for many types of healthcare providers, including hospitals and health systems; home health and hospice agencies; long-term care facilities; ambulatory surgical centers; physician practices; dialysis and diagnostic imaging providers; dental services companies; and pharmacies.

Jay also represents private equity funds and other healthcare industry investors in numerous healthcare-related transactions, including for-profit and nonprofit entities, with a focus on joint ventures, joint operating companies and other forms of affiliations.

In addition, Jay counsels clients in general corporate matters, including public and private equity and debt offerings, venture capital financings and leveraged buyout transactions. His experience also includes mergers and acquisitions of industrial service, manufacturing and distribution companies.

Jay has been selected as a 2017 Lawyer of the Year — Healthcare by The Best Lawyers in America, and listed as a Leading Individual by Legal 500, 2016. He has also been recognized by Nightingale's Healthcare News as one of its Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers.

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Credentials

B.A., Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude

J.D., Vanderbilt University

M.B.A., Vanderbilt University

Georgia

American Bar Association

Best Lawyers In America

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association

Lawyer of the Year: Healthcare


The Best Lawyers in America, 2017

Leading Individual: Health Care Law


Legal 500, 2016

Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers


Nightingale's Healthcare News

Health Care Law and Mergers & Acquisitions


Super Lawyers, Georgia

Matters

Advised a nonprofit healthcare system on its affiliation agreement with another non-profit healthcare system.

Represented a single specialty physician practice on its sale to a publicly held physician services company.

Advised a major academic medical center in its master affiliation agreement and academic affiliation agreement with a non-profit healthcare system.

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Advised a nonprofit healthcare system on its affiliation agreement with another non-profit healthcare system.

Represented a single specialty physician practice on its sale to a publicly held physician services company.

Advised a major academic medical center in its master affiliation agreement and academic affiliation agreement with a non-profit healthcare system.

Represented a nonprofit healthcare system in its acquisition of a non-profit community hospita.l

Advised a private equity investor in its acquisition of a national home health and hospice company.

Represented a for-profit healthcare company in the sale of three hospitals to another for-profit healthcare company.

Advised a private equity investor in the acquisition of a dental practice management company.

Represented a private equity investor in the acquisition of a healthcare services staffing company.

Advised a healthcare information technology company in the sale to private equity investors.

Matters

Advised a nonprofit healthcare system on its affiliation agreement with another non-profit healthcare system.

Represented a single specialty physician practice on its sale to a publicly held physician services company.

Advised a major academic medical center in its master affiliation agreement and academic affiliation agreement with a non-profit healthcare system.

See more
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Close

Matters

Advised a nonprofit healthcare system on its affiliation agreement with another non-profit healthcare system.

Represented a single specialty physician practice on its sale to a publicly held physician services company.

Advised a major academic medical center in its master affiliation agreement and academic affiliation agreement with a non-profit healthcare system.

Represented a nonprofit healthcare system in its acquisition of a non-profit community hospita.l

Advised a private equity investor in its acquisition of a national home health and hospice company.

Represented a for-profit healthcare company in the sale of three hospitals to another for-profit healthcare company.

Advised a private equity investor in the acquisition of a dental practice management company.

Represented a private equity investor in the acquisition of a healthcare services staffing company.

Advised a healthcare information technology company in the sale to private equity investors.

Credentials

B.A., Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude

J.D., Vanderbilt University

M.B.A., Vanderbilt University

Georgia

American Bar Association

Best Lawyers In America

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association

Lawyer of the Year: Healthcare


The Best Lawyers in America, 2017

Leading Individual: Health Care Law


Legal 500, 2016

Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers


Nightingale's Healthcare News

Health Care Law and Mergers & Acquisitions


Super Lawyers, Georgia