John W. Jones, Jr. is a partner and chair of the Health Care Transactions and Regulatory Practices and a member of the Leadership Team of the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Additionally, he leads the firm’s Health Care Transactions Practice, Acute Care and Hospitals and Health Systems Practice, Group Purchasing and Buying Cooperative Practice, Long-Term Care Organizations and Pharmacy Industry practices, and is a member of the White Collar and Corporate Investigations Practice Group. Mr. Jones concentrates his practice in corporate and health care matters. Mr. Jones represents large, small, and specialty pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech companies on a wide range of regulatory issues including fraud and abuse, supply chain, and compliance pre-and-post product launch. He has significant experience in nonprofit and for-profit health system affiliations, member substitutions and strategic transactions. Mr. Jones has been representing health care providers and suppliers, on the transactional and regulatory side for almost 20 years. He has significant experience in M&A, compliance, regulatory and structural governance matters. He has brought the transactional and regulatory skill set into one practice, creating significant efficiencies for clients on deals. He represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies, venture capital firms, hospitals and health systems, retail specialty and long-term care pharmacies, group purchasing organizations (GPOs), physician practice management companies, long-term care organizations, pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device companies, vendors and suppliers, hospitals and health systems. His experience handling white collar matters, including audits and investigations, provides significant value on the M&A side and with other corporate transactions. John Jones received his J.D., from the Dickinson School of Law; an M.S.W., Health Policy and Administration, from the University of Pennsylvania and his B.A., Criminal Justice, cum laude, University of Delaware.