Healthcare: Finance

With a unique understanding of the healthcare industry, our finance attorneys help lenders and borrowers achieve their transactional goals.

Many of our finance attorneys have substantial transactional experience in the healthcare middle-market industry across all segments of the debt markets. We are committed to understanding the challenges, risks, and opportunities our clients face as we represent financial institutions and borrowers of all types. Our clients include leading domestic and international funding sources—senior, subordinated, secured (first or second lien), and unsecured loans—as well as institutional investors, equity sponsors, and borrowers. We understand the credit marketplace for healthcare transactions and bring that unique perspective to bear.


  • Represented a regional medical center and its affiliates in the financing of non-hospital facilities
  • As counsel to The Johns Hopkins University, Venable helped the University update its debt structure through the issuance of $355,000,000 of taxable bonds, $99,625,000 of tax-exempt bonds, implementation of standby liquidity facilities supporting variable-rate debt and commercial paper, and implementation of lines of credit
  • Represented a regional hospital in the financing of its medical office building and of its joint venture with a leading provider of short-term post-acute, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and long-term care services in the construction of a new nursing home
  • Helped Frederick Memorial Hospital in the issuance of $166,260,000 of tax-exempt revenue bonds in two series: one a fixed-rate series and the other a multi-modal series initially issued for a ten-year period at a floating rate based on LIBOR
  • Represented Montgomery County, Maryland in connection with the issuance of $164,010,000 of tax-exempt bonds for a multi-state hospital system
  • Represented a senior living company in several financings of a small portfolio of assisted-living facilities


  • Chambers USA, Healthcare, Maryland, 2016 – 2021
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, Health Care Law (Tier 1), Baltimore, 2011 – 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2012 – 2021 (Venable attorneys selected for inclusion)
  • Nightingale’s, Outstanding Healthcare Antitrust Lawyers, 2010