Thompson & Knight's antitrust counsel includes advising clients on the legal ramifications of forming and merging provider groups, mergers and acquisitions, healthcare contracting, terminations, alleged restraints and exclusionary practices. We have extensive experience counseling physician practice groups and IPAs, including the negotiation of payor and provider agreements, physician employment agreements, nonprofit restructuring, and capitation risk sharing arrangements. Additionally, our Firm was involved with various aspects of the structuring, formation, and contract negotiation of one of the initial “pioneer” Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) formed in the U.S.
Thompson & Knight is consistently recognized as having some of the top antitrust lawyers in the nation. The Firm received top national rankings in Antitrust Law and Litigation-Antitrust in the 2019 U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" directory. Additionally, the Firm is recognized among the top four firms in Texas in the Antitrust category of the prestigious Chambers USA 2018 legal directory published by Chambers and Partners, and clients note that our antitrust team is “experienced and respected” with “a long background in antitrust.”