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Manatt Adds Fatema F. Zanzi to Growing Healthcare Practice


Strengthens transactional and regulatory capabilities of
multidisciplinary healthcare practice Manatt Health

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced today that Fatema F. Zanzi
joined the firm as a partner in the Chicago office, continuing Manatt's
expansion of its national healthcare practice. Zanzi is a respected
transactional and regulatory attorney specializing in legal issues
facing the healthcare industry, with experience in guiding health
systems through major strategic transactions as well as healthcare
compliance, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act laws,
medical staff issues, fraud and abuse, and other matters facing
healthcare providers and suppliers.

"We are excited to welcome Fatema to Manatt Health," said William
, chair of Manatt Health. "Her consulting background
and superb legal experience will provide our clients with the insights
they need to navigate the healthcare industry's complex legal landscape.
As M&A activity in the industry continues at a record-breaking pace, we
are expanding our Manatt Health team and strengthening the capabilities
our clients need in the face of increasing consolidation and regulatory

Zanzi joins Manatt Health from Drinker Biddle following the recent
additions of Keith R. Anderson and Linda S. Moroney, two Chicago-based
transactional, tax and regulatory attorneys with extensive experience
advising for-profit and nonprofit health systems and providers
throughout the healthcare industry.

"Joining Manatt Health at this time is a tremendous opportunity," said
Zanzi. "I have long admired its effective integration of both legal and
consulting services for the healthcare industry. With the continued
growth of our health transactional practice, Manatt has a strong and
exciting vision for its future. I look forward to working with the team
to provide clients with first-rate legal counsel."

"Fatema will be a tremendous asset to our growing Midwest practice,"
said William
, CEO and managing partner of Manatt. "Her healthcare
industry experience will be vital as we continue to put together a
unique combination of consulting and legal capabilities that provides
total support to our clients throughout the transactions process."

About Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is one of the nation's leading law and
consulting firms, with offices strategically located in California (Los
Angeles, Orange County, Palo Alto, San Francisco and Sacramento), New
York (New York City and Albany), Chicago and Washington, D.C. The firm
represents a sophisticated client base—including Fortune 500,
middle-market and emerging companies—across a range of practice areas
and industry sectors. For more information, visit

About Manatt Health

Manatt Health integrates legal and consulting services to better meet
the complex needs of clients across the healthcare system.

Combining legal excellence, firsthand experience in shaping public
policy, sophisticated strategy insight and deep analytic capabilities,
we provide uniquely valuable professional services to the full range of
health industry players.

Our diverse team of more than 160 attorneys and consultants from Manatt,
Phelps & Phillips, LLP, and its consulting subsidiary, Manatt Health
Strategies, LLC, is passionate about helping our clients advance their
business interests, fulfill their missions and lead healthcare into the
future. For more information, visit

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