Phelps will Help Bolster the Firm's Robust Regulatory Capabilities

NEW YORK, November 15, 2021 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, today announced that Whitney Magee Phelps has joined the Firm as a partner in the Health Care Practice of its New York office, where she will aid in expanding the Firm's robust regulatory capabilities in the health care sector.

"We are excited to extend a warm welcome to Whitney. Her track record of providing strategic guidance to providers, payers and investors significantly enhances our regulatory capabilities," said Partner David Manko, Chair of the Firm's Health Care Group. "I look forward to working with Whitney to counsel our clients and guide them through the many changes to policy, laws and regulations we expect to see in the coming months."

Whitney focuses her practice on offering counsel to health care stakeholders of all kinds. She has particular expertise in managed care and value-based contracting, including with various alternative payment arrangements between providers and payers. Whitney's experience includes advising on a broad range of complex health care transactions and regulatory matters relating to long-term care, home care, behavioral health, risk contracting and ambulatory services.

"Whitney's broad experience – from advising clients on joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and strategic partnerships, to representing health care entities before the New York State Executive Branch – deepens and expands our regulatory capabilities in this growing sector and I am thrilled to welcome her to Proskauer," said Steven M. Ellis, Chairman of Proskauer.

Proskauer has an extensive Health Care Practice advising on some of the most significant challenges facing organizations across the industry today.   

"Proskauer is immersed in the health care industry and I am excited to work alongside such a dynamic team as we continue to leverage our industry expertise to provide creative and actionable advice to our clients," said Whitney.

Whitney received her Bachelor's Degree from State University of New York at Albany and J.D. from Albany Law School. She joins Proskauer from Greenberg Traurig.

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We are 725+ lawyers serving clients from 12 offices located in the leading financial and business centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The world's leading organizations, companies and corporations choose us to be their representatives in their most critical situations. But more, they consider Proskauer a strategic partner to drive their business forward. We work with asset managers, major sports leagues, Fortune 500 companies, entertainment industry legends and other industry-redefining companies.

Proskauer has a sophisticated health care practice with lawyers across different service offerings bringing unrivalled experience and a keen understanding of the industry's dynamics. Our team combines specialized health law and industry experience with specific practice concentrations that allow us to provide the full range of services for clients across the industry. In particular, our health care regulatory compliance lawyers are regularly called upon to provide practical solutions to complex questions and issues for clients including, Ascend Capital Partners, Ascension Health, Henry Schein, Hospital for Special Surgery, LiveOnNY, Inc., New York Hospital Association, UnitedHealth Group, VillageMD and professional sports organizations.