Nathan F. Coco is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Chicago and Houston offices. He focuses his practice on the areas of distressed finance and M&A transactions, restructuring and insolvency, particularly with respect to financially-distressed public projects and defaulted municipal securities. Nathan represents and advises strategic and financial buyers, institutional investors, public debt holders, indenture trustees, credit enhancers and asset based lenders in connection with distressed credits in the health care, senior living, energy, retail, manufacturing and derivative financial product sectors. Nathan frequently represents clients in reorganization cases under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code and municipal debt adjustment cases under Chapter 9. Nathan is listed in Chambers USA and has been identified as an "Illinois Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics, and a "Top Attorney in Illinois" by the American Registry published in Chicago Magazine. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and Texas, and has appeared before several state and federal courts throughout the country.
Deborah Gordon is the Chief Legal Officer for Memorial Hermann Health System. Ms. Gordon has over twenty (20) years of experience practicing law concentrating in the health care industry, with a focus on health care regulatory compliance and transactions. Prior to joining Memorial Hermann, Ms. Gordon was Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, based in Chicago, Illinois. She was the Vice-Chair of the firm's Corporate Department and the Co-Chair of the firm's Health Law Group. Ms. Gordon holds a Masters in Business Administration from University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in Chicago, Illinois and a Juris Doctorate from University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign, Illinois. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy from University of Illinois in Urbana, Illinois.
John P. Hammond is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Chicago office. John represents private and public companies as well as financial institutions in connection with a broad range of debt financing transactions, including secured and unsecured credit facilities, asset-based lending and acquisition financings. John has deep experience in financings in the health care services industry, both on the borrower side and the lender side. John earned a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from The George Washington University in 1998. He received a J.D., cum laude, from The University of Michigan Law School in 2001. John has been recognized by Legal 500 as a leader in his field.
Patrick J. Martinez is an attorney at the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Chicago office. He focuses his practice on representing hospitals and health systems in transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, management agreements and system restructuring. A significant portion of his practice also involves representing private equity firms and their platform companies in their acquisitions and sales of for-profit health care companies. Patrick also has experience on a wide range of regulatory matters affecting hospitals and health systems, including physician contracting, compliance with the anti-kickback statute, Stark law, Medicare reimbursement and secondary payer rules, facility licensing, Medicare enrollment and federal laws related to clinical trials. Patrick is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. He is admitted to practice in Illinois.
Gary B. Rosenbaum is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Los Angeles office. Gary focuses his practice on all types of finance transactions including private equity and mezzanine investments, venture lending and leasing, out-of-court debt workouts and restructurings, cross-border lending transactions and asset-based loans. Gary advises various financial institutions, as well as borrowers and issuers, in structuring, negotiating and documenting leveraged finance transactions in the health care and life sciences industries, and negotiation of complex intercreditor and debt subordination arrangements. Gary also has substantial experience representing private equity firms and their portfolio companies in acquisition credit facilities, dividend recapitalizations and an array of other financings.