July 14, 2010 // Franchising.com // Mr. Egan regularly provides counsel on matters such as routine and complex business transactions, as well as regulatory and tax analysis on behalf of for-profit health care companies, medical centers, and not-for-profit providers. Mr. Egan has a strong background in structuring joint ventures and implementing relationships between clients and their employed/affiliated physician groups.
"Given the enactment of federal health reform legislation, clients have sought our counsel on a range of differing, yet equally complex health law matters," said Michele Masucci, leader of the firm's Health Services practice. "With Peter's arrival, we are even better positioned to take advantage of opportunities presented by the rapidly changing health care environment."
"Nixon Peabody has had a nationally recognized Health Services practice group for more than three decades, with a core of the practicing attorneys resident in our Long Island office. In a rapidly changing health services market, we offer comprehensive services to our traditional and evolving health care client nationwide," added Denise Pursley, managing partner of the firm's Long Island office. "Peter will enhance our capabilities not only here in the New York region, but across the country."
In addition to previous legal industry experience, Mr. Egan has worked as a consultant in Ernst & Young's Health Care Group. In this role, he focused on identifying and addressing financial and corporate structure issues facing the area's health care providers and helped advise a wide range of clients, from entrepreneurs to large health care systems.
Mr. Egan is a member of the New York State, Connecticut, and Nassau County bar associations, and is also a member of the executive committee of the Connecticut Bar Association's Health Law Section and the Nassau County Bar Association's Hospital and Health Law Committee. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School and received his B.A. from Columbia University.
Nixon Peabody LLP is recognized as a "Global 100" law firm—one of the largest in the world. With 700 attorneys collaborating across major practice areas in 17 cities, including Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rochester, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC, the firm's size, diversity, and advanced technological resources enable it to offer comprehensive legal services to individuals and organizations of all sizes in local, state, national, and international matters. Nixon Peabody LLP was recognized as one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For®" three years in a row. The firm has also been named to the Human Rights Campaign's 2010 "Best Places To Work For LGBT Equality" list.