Eric Klein is Team Leader of the 150+ attorney national healthcare practice, which has been named twice as Law360 U.S. Health Care Practice Group of the Year. He is a partner in the Century City office of Sheppard Mullin, a full service AmLaw Global 100 law firm with offices throughout California, New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Dallas, London, Brussels, Seoul and Shanghai. With over thirty years of practical legal and business experience, his practice focuses on the healthcare, technology and related industries. Known in the business community for his creative solutions and deal-making ability, Eric uses deep industry knowledge, entrepreneurial solutions, sophisticated negotiation skills and effective legal process to meet the complex business and legal needs of both established and emerging companies.
Eric is one of the most active physician group and hospital M&A lawyers, having advised on more than 60% of all major managed care physician group transactions in the Western U.S. in the past five years. Eric represents physician groups, hospitals, health plans, ancillary service providers and private equity and strategic investors. He works with publicly traded and privately held companies across the country and advises both for-profit and non-profit clients on mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and joint ventures, operational and contracting matters, strategic planning, HMO licensing and compliance, regulatory matters and information technology transactions.