Sheppard Mullin Represents Blue Shield Venture Altais In Affiliation With Brown & Toland Physicians
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP represented Blue Shield of California’s new healthcare services and physician practice platform Altais, an innovative healthcare services provider pioneering next-generation clinical tools and technology, in its affiliation with Brown & Toland Physicians. Brown & Toland Physicians, a venerated San Francisco independent practice association with a network of more than 2,700 primary care and specialist providers, provides front-line care to more than 350,000 patients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and also operates a Medicare Advantage restricted Knox-Keene health care service plan. Together, Altais and Brown & Toland will serve as the leading platform for independent physicians in the Bay Area, providing best-in-class support levels and new technology-enhanced services to allow network physicians to focus their efforts on delivering high-quality, affordable care, and relieve the burdens associated with practice management. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Sheppard Mullin team, led by partners Eric Newsom and Eric Klein, included partners Steven Chananie, Frank Dworak, David Garcia, Jennifer Redmond, Michael Koltonyuk and Gregory Schick; and associates Matthew Goldman, Jordan Grushkin, Robert Kay, Robert White, Katherine Bai, Melissa Gertler, and Samuel O’Brien.
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