McGuireWoods healthcare partner
Holly Buckley has been selected for The M&A Advisor’s 9th Annual Emerging
Leaders Awards honoring the achievements of mergers and acquisitions,
financing and turnaround professionals younger than 40. Winners will be
recognized at an awards gala in New York on Sept. 14.
Buckley leverages her in-house experience at Cerner Corporation, where she
supported two large academic medical centers and served as a customer
liaison, to advise McGuireWoods clients in the healthcare private equity
space – a highly active deal-making sector. Her transactional practice
focuses on private equity, hospital, behavioral health and physician
practice deals. On the regulatory side, she counsels clients on federal and
state healthcare laws, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law,
HIPAA, HITECH Act, and corporate practice of medicine restrictions.
“As the healthcare industry continues to see consolidation and investment
opportunity, I am honored to assist major industry players in deals that
help shape the market,” said Buckley, co-chair of McGuireWoods’
Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance
Conference, a two-day event exploring strategies to successfully close transactions
and achieve growth.
Buckley was recognized as a top legal counsel to healthcare service
providers in the prestigious 2017 Legal 500 U.S. guide and has
been named an “Emerging Lawyer” in Health Law by Leading Lawyers.
She is a past chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Health Law Section and
is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and Illinois
Association of Healthcare Attorneys.
While earning her J.D., from Loyola University (Chicago), Buckley received
the Chicago Women’s Bar Foundation General Academic Scholarship as well as
the Joe K. Tse Scholarship in Health Law. She also was honored as a Bernard
Conway Health Law Scholar and served as president of the Loyola University
School of Law Health Law Society and as editor in chief of the Loyola Public Interest Law Reporter.
McGuireWoods is a recognized leader in providing legal services at the
intersection of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and healthcare
law. This year, the firm earned nationwide rankings for Corporate
M&A and Healthcare in
Mergers & Acquisitions
magazine recently named McGuireWoods “Law Firm of the Year” in its 2018 Mid-Market M&A Awards, honoring the firm for the growth
of its deal work and for innovative, client-focused private equity
initiatives. The M&A Advisor also honored McGuireWoods in
three deal categories in its
2017 Turnaround Awards and recognized two major corporate deals for which the firm served as
counsel in its
2016 M&A Advisor Awards.