Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Merger with Lahey Health System


Goodwin represented Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health System and all associated parties in an exhaustive federal and state investigation, which has concluded today with the regulators’ approval.

The merger includes CareGroup, Inc., the parent company of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital, on which will combine with Lahey Health System, Seacoast Regional Health System, BIDCO Hospital LLC, and BIDCO Physician LLC.

Goodwin’s Antitrust and Competition practice has represented Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health System and all associated parties in the federal and state investigation process.

The Goodwin team was led by partners Andrea Agathoklis Murino (Picture) and Paul Jin, and associate Matthew Scott Wheatley, and included counsel Kirby Lewis and Todd Hahn, associates Brian Desmarais, Brittany Lischinsky, Jenny Morris and Elizabeth David, and senior discovery attorney Danielle Panetta.

Involved fees earner: Elizabeth David – Goodwin Procter; Brian Desmarais – Goodwin Procter; Todd Hahn – Goodwin Procter; Paul Jin – Goodwin Procter; Kirby Lewis – Goodwin Procter; Brittany Lischinsky – Goodwin Procter; Jenny Morris – Goodwin Procter; Andrea Agathoklis Murino – Goodwin Procter; Danielle Panetta – Goodwin Procter; Matthew Wheatley – Goodwin Procter;

Law Firms: Goodwin Procter;

Clients: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc.; Lahey Health System Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti