John D. Shire

Co-Chair, Health Care
Co-Chair, ESG

Washington, D.C.

(202) 747-0775

(202) 861-1905

John will be speaking at an upcoming event:

The Relationship Between ESG Standards and Impact Finance

05/24/2022

Join Cozen O’Connor’s John Shire and Karen Wawrzaszek, regional president of BNY Mellon Wealth Management, for a discussion exploring the relationship between ESG standards and impact finance.

Event Details 

John focuses his corporate and transactional practice on the health care and life sciences industry and other highly regulated activities. He represents public and private companies in acquisitions, investments, debt financings, joint ventures, commercial contracts, private placements and impact investments. He also represents private funds in formation, structural matters, and capital allocation within the health care life sciences space and digital medicine space.

With a deep understanding of federal and state health care regulations governing reimbursement, fraud and abuse, compliance and enforcement matters, John has led several of the most recognized transactions in the U.S. health care arena. John routinely advises health care operators and private equity firms in health care transactional, regulatory, and licensing matters. Specifically, John advises health care systems, hospitals, specialty-care providers, GPOs, and specialty-pharma suppliers in transactions and compliance with Medicare, Medicaid, and U.S. Department of Justice initiatives, such as CID responses.

In addition to transactional and regulatory counseling for the health care industry, John serves as outside general counsel to a variety of entities at the leading edge of innovation. He has unique experience representing investment banks and private funds in technology and digital health care transactions and equity trading in transactions involving nuclear fuel, enriched fuel, and PPA agreements.

Experience

News

Cozen O’Connor Makes Strategic Move Adding John D. Shire to Washington, D.C. Health Care Practice

November 02, 2020

Shire brings a deep understanding of federal and state health care regulations and has been instrumental in several of the most well-known transactions in the health care space.

Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

The Relationship Between ESG Standards and Impact Finance

May 24, 2022

Join Cozen O’Connor’s John Shire and Karen Wawrzaszek, regional president of BNY Mellon Wealth Management, for a discussion exploring the relationship between ESG standards and impact finance.

Past Events

Telehealth in the New Administration

June 11, 2021 - Webinar

Health Law 2021

December 07, 2020 - Webinar

Education

  • Dickinson School of Law, J.D.
  • Bucknell University, B.A.
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania