Deborah A. Daccord

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  • Harvard University (JD)
  • Harvard University (BA, Extension Studies)

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  • Massachusetts

Deborah is Co-chair of the firm’s Health Care Transactions Group. Her work involves a wide variety of transactional and regulatory matters, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and financing and contracting for health care providers across the country. She is also a member of the firm’s Policy Committee and Health Reform Working Group.

Her recent health care merger and acquisition activity includes acquisitions, joint ventures, and financings totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. Her clients span the health care spectrum, including DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., retail and specialty pharmacies, a hospital-based clinical outsourcing provider, ambulatory surgery centers, radiology services providers, radiation therapy providers, and behavioral health providers. Deborah provides general counseling, regulatory advice, and strategic planning for both nonprofit and for-profit health care providers.

Deborah has spoken and published on health care mergers and acquisitions, strategic joint ventures, incentive compensation arrangements, and other topics, and she has presented at numerous health care events and seminars.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America: Health Care Law (2012 – 2016)
  • Chambers USA: Massachusetts (Band 1) – Healthcare (2007 – 2015)
  • Nightingale’s Healthcare News: Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyer (2009)
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce: Boston's Future Leaders (2006) 
  • Harvard Law School Irving Oberman Memorial Award

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
  • Founding Member, Women for Whittier
  • Advisory Board, Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation
  • Board of Visitors, Fenway Health
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association

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