Michael L. Malone - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Michael L. Malone

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1991
Phone: 214-665-3691

Michael L. Malone has a business and finance practice that focuses primarily on the representation of health care clients and institutions engaged in the issuance and administration of public debt offerings.

Mike represents hospitals, hospital districts, physicians, physician groups, physician practice management companies, and other health care industry clients in a variety of transactional matters. These include mergers and acquisitions, the development of hospitals and other facilities, leases, managed care contracting, physician/hospital contracts, antitrust and regulatory counseling, employment contracts, taxable and tax-exempt financing, formation and reorganization of business and professional organizations, including physician/hospital joint ventures, sale and acquisition of assets, insolvencies and workouts; and related information technology and real estate matters.

He also devotes a substantial portion of his time to the representation of corporate trustees and institutional investors in connection with the issuance and sale of securities, the administration of grantor royalty trusts and the administration of public debt financings, including in particular, default administrations. His work in default administration has included restructurings as well as liquidations, including foreclosures, receiverships, and bankruptcies.

Texas Christian UniversityBA 1970University of Texas School of LawJ.D. 1973
Phi Alpha DeltaAmerican Bar Association Texas Bar FoundationAmerican Health Lawyers Association Phi Alpha ThetaPhi Eta Sigma

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Antitrust
  • Capital markets and securities
  • Financial institutions litigation
  • Health litigation
  • Health public policy group practice
  • Health transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public finance / municipal bonds
  • Structured finance
  • Texas regulatory
Significant Representations
  • Represented hospitals, physicians and physician groups in the negotiation and drafting of professional service, management and other contracts.
  • Represented hospitals, physician practice management companies, and physician groups in the purchase and sale of facilities and other assets.
  • Advised institutions and individuals in the development of hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and other free-standing facilities.
  • Advised hospitals and physician groups on the organization of joint ventures.
  • Advised physicians and physician groups in the formation, reorganization, and expansion of group practices.
  • Counseled health care provider organizations regarding applicability of antitrust “safety zones.”
  • Advised hospitals and provider groups in managed care recovery efforts.
  • Represented trustees, issuers, and obligors in connection with the issuance of more than $1.5 billion of taxable or tax-exempt securities since 1996.
  • Advised corporate trustees and institutional holders of debt in the default administration of securities in excess of $1.3 billion.
  • Advised corporate trustees in the administration of publicly traded and privately held grantor royalty trusts.

Client Comments

"Michael Malone is one of the best in country."

"Mike has a deep knowledge of health care law. What distinguishes Mike from many attorneys is his ability to come up with practical and creative solutions to accomplish the business objective."

"Michael Malone is excellent."

"Mike Malone was a pleasure to work with; his team was responsive, thoughtful, and extremely competent. I always felt that my hospital was the most important client he had. I would gladly hire Mike and Greenberg Traurig again."

-Mike Lieb
Wadley Regional Medical Center

"Mike Malone provides solid advice and solutions in effectuating and dealing with complex health care transactions."

"Mike Malone is extremely knowledgeable, yet a real person. He looks to help move you in the right direction without being controlling or directive. He deserves lawyer of the year. "

Office Location

2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 5200
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Health Care Law of the Dallas Metro Area
Michael L. Malone has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Health Care Law

Other Information

Gender: Male