1403bjhendersonOffice Managing Partner, Polsinelli PC

Jonathan K. Henderson is a shareholder with Polsinelli. He is the Chair of the firm’s Corporate and Transactional Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group. He also serves as Managing Partner of the firm’s Dallas Office. The firm currently has more than 700 lawyers working collaboratively across 18 offices and within multiple practice groups designed around the firm’s clients and their industries. In 2013, Modern Healthcare magazine ranked the firm as the 4th largest health care law firm in the nation.

Jon’s practice focuses on advising middle market health care service companies with business operations in multiple states with multiple locations on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other complex transactions in the health care industry, along with overseeing the firm’s role as primary outside counsel in many of the relationships. Currently ongoing projects and those closing within the recent past include home health, hospice, correctional health care, health care IT, IOM services, ambulatory surgery center, toxicology lab, urgent care, virtual physician services, retail pharmacy, revenue cycle management, long term care pharmacy, dental services, dialysis services, and social health management.

With more than 20 years of core experience as a M&A lawyer and the last 14 of those spent advising various health care providers and suppliers on transactional and related regulatory matters, Jon has the unique knowledge and experience base from which to design and execute health care service company transactions taking into account not only the traditional corporate and structuring dynamics but also licensure, provider enrollment and other health care regulatory specific issues.

He is the founder of the Healthcare Dealmakers Conference (f/k/a Southwest Healthcare Transactions Conference), now in its 7th year. This year’s conference titled, Creativity & Connectedness, will be held on May 13-14, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Jon has been recognized by the Dallas Business Journal as a Who’s Who in Health Care. Jon is a frequent speaker and author on topics relating to health care M&A and related transactional regulatory issues.

Jon received his BBA in Finance from The Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University in 1989 and his JD from St. Mary’s University in 1992.