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, health plan providers, and others.
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 Lawyers Association (AHLA)
We represented BioScrip, Inc. in its merger with Option Care Enterprises, Inc. The newly combined company, Option Care Health, Inc., emerges as the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. Option Care Health’s common stock will be listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BIOS.
Represented Consonance Capital Partners in the recapitalization of Orsini Pharmaceutical Services, LLC
Represented CHS in its sale of Gulf Oaks Behavioral Hospital
Represented Community Pharmacy Partners in its investment by Altaris Capital Partners, LLC.
Served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel to Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) in its acquisition of PillPack
Provided healthcare regulatory and antitrust counsel to Avella Specialty Pharmacy in its sale to OptumRx
Represented Fred’s, Inc. in its sale of EntrustRx to CVS Health Corporation.
Represented WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) in its definitive agreement to acquire Meridian.
Represented CRH Healthcare in its acquisition of SmartCare Urgent Care
Served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel to Ardent Health Services in its acquisition of East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC)
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