SOURCE: King & Spalding

King & Spalding

July 10, 2017 15:22 ET

King & Spalding Adds Healthcare Partner to Los Angeles Office

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - July 10, 2017) - King & Spalding has recruited healthcare expert Travis Jackson as a partner in its Los Angeles office.

Jackson represents clients -- including health systems and hospitals -- on transactional issues in the healthcare sector, including commercial, M&A, tax, executive compensation, corporate governance and financial matters. He joins the firm from Polsinelli, where he was a principal.

"Travis's experience in providing sophisticated transactional advice to healthcare clients makes him an important strategic recruit for our practice," said Jay Harris, who co-leads King & Spalding's Life Sciences and Healthcare Area of Focus. "His portfolio of advising hospitals and healthcare providers on identifying and implementing solutions to their transactional, non-profit tax and 340B programs further enhances our offering to clients."

Jackson graduated with a B.A., summa cum laude, from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and a J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame. He also serves as the vice chair for Tax and Finance of the American Health Lawyers Association.

Jackson is the third lateral partner this year to join the firm's Los Angeles office. In April, the office added business and IP litigation partners Joseph Akrotirianakis and Aaron Craig, previously partners at Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo. Also in California, in 2015, Stephen Goff, Marcia Augsburger, John Barnes and Leslie Murphy, four highly regarded lawyers in California focused on litigation and transactions in the healthcare industry, joined the firm from DLA Piper.

"Los Angeles is a critical component of King & Spalding's growth, both for California and nationwide," said Peter A. Strotz, lead partner of the Los Angeles office. "Our clients increasingly require effective and innovative legal solutions in areas such as healthcare and IP. The recruitment of leading lawyers in Los Angeles, such as Travis and others, enables us to provide our clients with the high levels of expertise they need."

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