Eric Klein is Team Leader of the 170+ 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 35 years of practical legal and business experience, his multi-sector practice focuses on healthcare transactions and regulation, the current industry trends of population health management, consolidation, convergence and payor/provider alignment, the transformation to value and risk-based reimbursement systems and private equity. 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 nation’s most active physician group, health plan and hospital M&A and joint venture lawyers, having advised on over 70 hospital merger, acquisition and/or joint venture projects, over 75 health plan merger and acquisition projects, and many of the largest physician services transactions nationally, including a majority of all major managed care physician group transactions in the Western U.S. in the past ten years. Eric is one of the most experienced lawyers nationally in population health management, physician alignment and global risk transactions.