Jamie McCarty

Jamie McCarty



Jamie counsels clients in the healthcare industry in connection with complex business transactions as well as regulatory compliance issues.

Jamie represents health systems, physician groups, other providers, and payors in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other strategic partnerships. Jamie also advises clients on a breadth of regulatory issues, including state and federal licensing requirements, corporate practice of medicine, Stark Law, state and federal anti-kickback statutes, and HIPAA.

Jamie serves as co-chair of Dorsey's Minneapolis office and the Minneapolis Women Attorneys’ Resource Group. Jamie also maintains an active pro bono practice advocating for reproductive rights, including providing regulatory support for Just the Pill, a non-profit organization working to bring telehealth and mobile reproductive healthcare to patients across the nation regardless of their ability to pay.

Prior to joining Dorsey, Jamie worked in the health group of another national law firm.

Education & Admissions

University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 2013), magna cum laude, Lead Associate Editor, Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice

Loyola University Chicago (B.B.A., 2010), summa cum laude


  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota


  • Minnesota Court of Appeals, Hon. M. Chutich, Hon. J. Rodenberg, and Hon. M. Johnson, 2013-2014


Representative Experience

  • Counseled a multi-hospital system in its affiliation with a large orthopedic practice
  • Advised a hospital system on its acquisition of a minority interest in an ambulatory surgical center
  • Assisted client in identifying licensure and supervision requirements for furnishing in-home palliative care services nationwide
  • Represented local hospital system in its acquisition of several community hospitals
  • Counseled several physician clinic organizations on general governance, employment matters, and regulatory compliance
  • Represented global nonprofit home health agency in a transformational member substitution transaction
  • Advised health care private equity firms on transactions and regulatory matters for portfolio companies – including dermatology, dental, hospice care, and home health management providers
  • Represented large dental practice in general corporate governance, practice acquisitions and strategic plan for growth
  • Counseled national health insurer on state licensing and regulatory requirements for development of provider network; assisted in development of master payor agreements with risk-sharing mechanisms
  • Negotiated participating provider contracts for the exclusive provider network of a national health insurer
  • Assisted in structuring non-professional investment in a primary-care practice through use of the friendly-physician model
  • Represented national diagnostics company in its acquisition of a Washington-based laboratory

News & Resources

Industries & Practices

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Healthcare Transactions & Regulations

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Health Council Member, MSBA
  • American Health Law Association, Member


     Diversity Inclusion Recognition 2023 Diversity & Inclusion 50+ Hours 2022

  • Contributed more than 50 Diversity hours, 2022-2023

Pro Bono 100 Hours 2022     Contributed 100+ Pro Bono Hours in 2021 Contributed 50+ Pro Bono Hours in 2020

  • Contributed more than 100+ Challenge pro bono hours, 2021-2022
  • Contributed more than 50+ Challenge pro bono hours, 2020
  • Minnesota Lawyer, “Up & Coming Attorney”, 2017

North Star Lawyer

  • North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2015-2018 and 2020-2022
  • University of Minnesota Law School, Mondale Hall Engagement Award 
Jamie McCarty