Jeanne Marie Evans focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions as well as regulatory, compliance and operational issues for healthcare companies. She works with a range of the firm’s healthcare clients, including hospitals and health systems, physician practice management companies, specialty pharmacies, private equity firms, health plan providers, and others. More specifically, Jeanne Marie’s practice involves:
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Jeanne Marie was an associate at Kutak Rock LLP in Missouri where she provided regulatory guidance to healthcare clients. Jeanne Marie earned her law degree with a Certificate of Health Law from Saint Louis University School of Law and received a B.A. in history and communication studies from Loyola University of Chicago.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
American Bar Association
Nashville Young Leaders Council – Alumnus
Representation of RxSense, a healthcare pharmacy benefits administration technology company, in their acquisition of ParamountRx, a prescription medicine discount plan company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Haven Behavioral Health, who operates acute care behavioral hospitals across the country, in its acquisition of WW IOP, LLC, a Boise, ID outpatient mental health clinic. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Consonance Capital, a private equity manager focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, in their recapitalization of Orsini Pharmaceutical Services, a leading nationwide specialty pharmaceutical provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), a provider of home care services, in its acquisition of JourneyCare, Inc, one of the largest hospice and palliative care providers in Illinois for $85,000,000.
Representation of Addus HomeCare (Nasdaq: ADUS), a leading provider of home care services, in its cash acquisition of Chicago-based Summit Home Health, LLC. The transaction further adds clinical services to the Company’s largest market in Illinois.
Representation of Parthenon Capital, a growth-oriented private equity firm, as healthcare regulatory counsel in its investment in RxSense, a high-growth healthcare technology company that utilizes its proprietary technology platform to provide innovative prescription savings solutions to consumers and pharmacy benefits administration and analytics to enterprise customers
Creation of the corporate structure for Mosaic Changemakers – our team helped the new organization obtain tax exempt nonprofit status and transfer the program to a new entity, and provided advice for formation and business practices
Representation of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in the spinoff and sale of the management services organization responsible for the operational and strategic management of Chartwell to CarepathRx, a platform company formed by Nautic Partners that offers pharmacy solutions to patients undergoing complicated medication therapies. Nautic will manage the UPMC pharmacy moving forward. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch — Health Care Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2022-2023)
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2021)
Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy — Lead Editor (2014-2015), Staff Editor (2013-2014)
Saint Louis University School of Law — Academic Excellence Award: Health Law; FDA Law and Policy; Fraud, Abuse and Healthcare; and Commercial Transactions