Jerry Sokol is a Partner at the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery, where he is based in the firm’s Miami Office. Jerry is a corporate lawyer who specializes in healthcare transactions and all facets of healthcare regulations. He is a Board Certified expert in healthcare law.
In addition to general healthcare clients, Jerry has developed a niche representing Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) and Ambulatory Surgery Center Management Companies with all of their transactional and regulatory needs. He is generally regarded at as one of the top ASC attorneys in the country.
Jerry has an active healthcare private equity practice with a focus on healthcare services company transactions. Jerry and his team are uniquely qualified to perform the corporate legal work associated with the acquisition and finance components of these transactions, as well as the required health care specific due diligence and regulatory work related to target companies.
Jerry has a team that represents healthcare clients defending against governmental investigations, including whistle blower/qui tam cases. This team consists of many former Assistants U.S. Attorneys who worked in healthcare fraud, as well as attorneys with substantial technical healthcare regulatory expertise. McDermott is well positioned to handle these “bet the company” representations at the highest level.
Jerry is ranked in Chambers USA and listed in the Best Lawyers in America. Jerry is also listed in the Nightingale’s Healthcare News’ Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers list. He has authored numerous articles on a variety of heath care topics and lectures extensively around the country on health care transactional and regulatory topics.
In addition to practicing law, Jerry is actively involved in numerous charitable organizations. He is currently on the board of the Miami Beach Jewish Community Center and spearheaded the effort to raise the funds to build a brand new state of the art JCC facility on Miami Beach.