Torrey McClary Named a Top Health Care Lawyer by Daily Journal

Rankings & Awards
July 11, 2023

The Daily Journal named health care partner Torrey McClary a Top Health Care Lawyer in California for the second consecutive year. A profile article cites Torrey’s leadership in transformative health care transactions for clients in California and the western region, as well as broader national engagements. Torrey and her team are known for structuring and completing complex and high-profile health system deals around the country, which often involve novel corporate and governance structures.

The article highlights one of Torrey’s recent major career accomplishments as lead counsel in the $27 billion strategic combination between Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. This transaction- the biggest health system consolidation of 2022- formed Advocate Health, now one of the largest nonprofit health care providers in the nation.

The combined Advocate Health entity operates across six states, encompassing 67 hospitals, more than 1,000 care sites and serving five million patients. The Advocate Health system’s extensive network includes 150,000 doctors, nurses, researchers, faculty and staff.

Torrey and her team ensured the consolidation documents and terms complied with federal and state health care laws and that the transaction received all required agency approvals. She managed a collaborative and coordinated deal process that ensured the transaction addressed the rights of stakeholders, fulfilled regulatory requirements and met the goals of both parties.

The Daily Journal list honors leading California attorneys specializing in health care litigation, transactions and counseling.