When health care clients need strategic advice and counsel, they turn to attorney Dan Fahey for his comprehensive understanding of corporate and regulatory issues affecting their business. Dan helps health care clients with strategic and operational matters, such as transactions, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance issues.

He represents a diverse group of health care clients, including health systems, hospitals, telehealth and telemedicine providers, start-ups, and investors specializing in health care companies.

Dan works on transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures for hospitals and health systems. Clients also rely on Dan’s legal guidance on regulatory and operational matters relating to anti-kickback laws, self-referral laws, state licensure, change of ownership, the corporate practice of medicine, and other laws and regulations applicable to health care organizations. Dan applies his prior experience as in-house counsel to a health system to bring practical solutions to real-world problems.

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In his counsel to private equity investors, Dan relies upon his prior leadership experience as an NCAA Division I basketball player to lead due diligence teams in evaluating potential health regulatory risks and pitfalls on behalf of private equity sponsors.

Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Dan served as in-house counsel for a large hospital system in the Midwest, where, among other things, he provided legal advice to senior leaders on complex regulatory issues and handled various health care transactions. While attending law school, Dan served as a Student Extern in the Office of General Counsel at a large academic medical center in Wisconsin.

Dan is a contributing author of Epstein Becker Green's Telemental Health Laws app, a comprehensive survey of state telehealth laws, regulations, and policies for mental and behavioral health practitioners and stakeholders across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

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Focus Areas


  • Provided advice and counsel to a health system in the creation of cytology center joint venture.
  • Represented a client in the sale of a hospital.
  • Assisted in the diligence of health regulatory issues pertaining to the acquisition of a specialty pharmacy.
  • Assisted a technology company with health regulatory and privacy law analyses, including reviewing, revising, and drafting compliance policies and a business associate agreement.
  • Assisted in the national expansion of a telemedicine provider.
  • Helped a contract research organization develop template contracts.
  • Assisted a client in a complex internal investigation into the company’s billing practices.


  • The Best Lawyers in America©: “Ones to Watch” in Health Care Law (2024).
  • Illinois Rising Stars, Health Care (2024)



  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 2016)
    • Secretary, Health Law Society
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A., 2013)

Bar Admissions

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Health Lawyers Association, Leadership Development Program
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys





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