July 12, 2023

Ari Markenson Elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

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Ari J. Markenson, a partner in the Healthcare and Corporate Practice groups at Venable LLP in its New York office, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Mr. Markenson joins the global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. Membership is limited to 1% of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and elected by the ABF board.

Mr. Markenson has spent his career at the intersection of healthcare, law, and business. He advises healthcare industry clients, including investors, lenders, providers, and suppliers, on a broad range of regulatory and corporate matters, and has significant experience conducting due diligence in complex healthcare industry acquisitions and financial transactions. He regularly represents private equity firms and lenders in such transactions and evaluates and advises on compliance and regulatory issues with regard to sellers and potential borrowers from banks and financing sources.

Mr. Markenson frequently writes for industry publications and speaks at industry and professional events. He also teaches healthcare law and other healthcare management and policy topics at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College; and has taught at the Graduate School at the University of Maryland – Global Campus and Brooklyn Law School.

The American Bar Foundation is among the world's leading research institutes for the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law. An independent, nonprofit organization for nearly 70 years, the ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.