Press Release
May 14, 2024

Healthcare Transactions Partner John Saran Joins Holland & Knight in Chicago

CHICAGO (May 14, 2024) – Holland & Knight has bolstered its nationally recognized healthcare practice with the addition of John Saran as a partner in its Chicago office. He will also be a key member of the firm's nationwide Healthcare Transactions Team. Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Saran was counsel at Ropes & Gray.

Mr. Saran advises healthcare companies and private equity investors on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and public offerings in the healthcare industry, including hospitals and healthcare systems, physician and dental practices, digital health companies, and management and dental service organizations. Additionally, he has experience assisting provider platforms with their growth strategy, including add-on acquisitions, complex service arrangements and joint ventures. His regulatory practice focuses on helping clients navigate the new state healthcare transaction laws and matters related to the corporate practice of medicine, fraud and abuse laws, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and state licensure.

"The addition of John will be a catalyst in building the healthcare practice and other related practices in Chicago, an important market for our group," said Brent Hill, leader of Holland & Knight's Healthcare Section. "John has built a nationwide practice representing private equity firms in healthcare investments as well as provider organizations in the dental, medical, post-acute and other sectors. His skills and client base are a great fit for our national Healthcare Transactions Team."

"I am excited to join Holland & Knight where I foresee substantial opportunities for personal and professional growth in Chicago," said Mr. Saran. "The firm's national platform and deep resources will support the continued growth of my practice and, ultimately, the success of my clients in navigating the evolving landscape of the healthcare industry."

Mr. Saran earned a J.D. degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and a B.A. degree from Northwestern University.

Holland & Knight's Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Group, a cross-disciplinary team of more than 400 experienced attorneys, is the largest healthcare law practice in the United States, according to data submitted to Modern Healthcare. The firm's healthcare attorneys advise on matters ranging from business, regulatory compliance and real estate to litigation, government enforcement and public policy issues. Holland & Knight is recognized by Chambers USA in its 2023 Healthcare: The Elite nationwide listing.

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