WASHINGTON, DC December 8, 2006 – LAWFUEL – Law News Network – For the second year in a row, distinguished health care lawyer, Patrick K. O’Hare is among the nation’s “Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers” according to Nightingale’s Healthcare News. Selected from a national pool of applications submitted by colleagues and peers, Mr. O’Hare shares the recognition with eleven other attorneys.
A principal in Ober|Kaler’s Health Law practice, Mr. O’Hare advises health care systems and providers across the country. He represents hospitals, hospital systems, and physician groups in the planning and implementation of collaborative transactions such as mergers, affiliations, joint ventures, and networks. He also chairs the firm’s Nonprofits practice.
“Patrick is a great analytical thinker,” commented Ober|Kaler Health Law chair Sanford V. Teplitzky. “His ability to consistently assess challenging situations and respond with clearly defined and practical solutions makes him a great asset to our clients. He is highly regarded in the profession and I am pleased that he has received this recognition.”
Mr. O’Hare is a graduate of the Stanford University Law School (1971) and Brown University (1968). He served as a Captain and Military Judge in the United States Marine Corps Reserve on active duty from 1972 to 1975.
Active in the health care and legal community, Mr. O’Hare often invited to speak at national and regional health law programs. His articles have appeared in Healthcare Financial Management, Modern Healthcare, Health Progress, and The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Mr. O’Hare is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Healthcare Financial Management Association, American Society for Association Executives, and serves on the board of Food & Friends. He is listed in the Health Law section of the peer-nominated publication The Best Lawyers in America.
Mr. O’Hare lives in the Potomac area.
With thirty-two attorneys dedicated to the practice, Ober|Kaler’s Health Law Group is among the largest health law practices in the nation. A pioneer in the industry, the Group celebrated its 30th year of service to clients last year.
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory, transactional, and litigation services to financial, health care, construction, and other business organizations. The firm has more than 125 attorneys, and offices in Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Falls Church.