DLH’s $70 million Acquisition of Social & Scientific Systems


Hogan Lovells advised Atlanta, Georgia-based DLH Holdings Corp. (DLH), a healthcare and public services contractor, on its acquisition of public health research organization Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) for $70 million in cash.

SSS provides health care services to military and civilian federal government agencies, including the collection, management, and analysis of large-scale health data in support of critical public initiatives.

Corporate M&A partner Carine Stoick led the Hogan Lovells team. Others on the team included: Corporate M&A and Securities partner and DLH relationship partner John Beckman; Corporate senior associate Ashlee Sawyer Gilson; Corporate associates Stephanie Michael and Christine Bocknek; Employee Benefits partner Carin Carithers; Employee Benefits senior associate Laura Szarmach; Global Regulatory partner Mike Vernick; Global Regulatory senior associate Stacy Hadeka; Tax partner Christine Lane; Intellectual Property partner Meryl Bernstein; Intellectual Property associate Rachel Eisen; Global Regulatory associate Patrick de Lapérouse; Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment partner Mike DeLarco; Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment senior associate David Mitchell; Environmental partner Scott Reisch; Environmental senior associate Sara Mogharabi, Privacy and Cybersecurity partner Scott Loughlin; Privacy and Cybersecurity senior associates Mohammad Amer and Nathan Salminen; Real Estate partner Lee Berner; and Real Estate senior associate Leslie Graham.

Involved fees earner: Mohammad Amer – Hogan Lovells; John Beckman – Hogan Lovells; Lee Berner – Hogan Lovells; Meryl Rosen Bernstein – Hogan Lovells; Christine Bocknek – Hogan Lovells; Carin Carithers – Hogan Lovells; Patrick de Laperouse – Hogan Lovells; Michael DeLarco – Hogan Lovells; Rachel Eisen – Hogan Lovells; Leslie Graham – Hogan Lovells; Stacy Hadeka – Hogan Lovells; Christine Lane – Hogan Lovells; Scott Loughlin – Hogan Lovells; Stephanie Michael – Hogan Lovells; David Mitchell – Hogan Lovells; Sara Mogharabi – Hogan Lovells; Scott Reisch – Hogan Lovells; Nathan Salminen – Hogan Lovells; Ashlee Sawyer Gilson – Hogan Lovells; Laura Szarmach – Hogan Lovells; Michael Vernick – Hogan Lovells;

Law Firms: Hogan Lovells;

Clients: DLH Holdings Corp.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti