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 and sales, joint ventures, and strategic affiliations totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. Her clients span the health care spectrum, including a Fortune 500 dialysis provider, physician networks, post-acute care facilities, clinical outsourcing providers, ambulatory surgery centers, radiology services providers, and behavioral health and addiction services providers. Deborah has extensive project management experience, and provides general counseling, regulatory advice, and strategic planning for both nonprofit and for-profit health care providers.

Deborah is also a certified Pilates instructor.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a Fortune 500 company that is a leading provider of kidney care and the country's largest operator of physician networks in hundreds of acquisitions, sales, and joint ventures nationwide
  • Represented private equity backed radiology services provider in multiple practice acquisitions
  • Represented a national hospital outsourcing provider in an acquisition of a large regional provider
  • Represented multiple clients in developing population health management solutions

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 and Chair of the Development Committee, 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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