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David C. Peck, Co-Chair of the firm's Health Care & FDA Practice, works with emerging growth companies, established entities and private equity firms in executing their strategic plans. He assists companies beginning with corporate formation, obtaining and structuring both equity and debt financing, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the integration of acquired operations, undertaking initial public offerings, and continuing through to liquidity and exit strategies.

David understands the unique needs of high growth companies. He has served as the General Counsel and Vice President of Finance of a high growth, public company, as well as being the President of a private, start-up company that raised multiple rounds of equity and debt financing and grew to more than $75 million in revenues in less than two years. David has a wide range of experience including the areas of health care technology and services, medical device, technology, corporate restructurings, and aviation.


  • Corporate formation and governance
  • Private equity/venture financing and investments
  • Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships
  • Restructurings



  • Representation of New MainStream Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC, a podiatry group practice providing a full range of specialty services for the advanced treatment of foot and lower extremity ailments and diseases through a network of 36 offices, throughout Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C.
  • Representation of Medusind Solutions, Inc., a Florida-based medical billing company, in its sale to H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity company.
  • Representation of New MainStream Capital in its acquisition of Omni Eye Services, a New York and New Jersey based ophthalmology practice, and in a number of subsequent acquisitions by Omni, including its strategic partnership with Kremer Eye Center, a Pennsylvania-based market-leading regional provider of medical-surgical eye care services in the Mid-Atlantic, as well as Omni’s acquisition of Ludwick Eye Center, Ltd., a market leading regional provider of medical-surgical eye care services in Pennsylvania and Maryland, specializing in laser cataract surgery, glaucoma management and treatment, macular degeneration and general eye care.
  • Representation of Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Inc., a Florida-based non-profit academic medical center, in connection with a member substitution transaction, whereby Cleveland Clinic Florida Regional Health System Nonprofit Corporation, a subsidiary of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, became the sole corporate member of Indian River Memorial Hospital, Inc. d/b/a Indian River Medical Center.
  • Representation of affiliates of Palladium Capital Management III in connection with the sale of Jordan Health Services to affiliates of Kelso & Company (“Kelso”) and Blue Wolf Capital Partners (“Blue Wolf”). Jordan Health Services is one of the nation’s leading providers of home health and hospice services, serving 39,000 patients in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri. With the completion of the sale, Jordan Health Services will be combined with Great Lakes Caring and National Home Health Care, two of Blue Wolf’s existing portfolio companies. The combined companies will serve over 63,000 patients across 15 states.
  • Representation of Progressive Emergency Physicians, a New York-based emergency department management service, in its acquisition by Emergency Capital Partners, a portfolio company of Varsity Emergency Care Holdings, LLC.
  • Representation of New Mainstream Capital in its investment in and the formation of Anne Arundel Dermatology Management, LLC, along with numerous follow-on acquisitions by Anne Arundel Dermatology.
  • Representation of CityMD, the leading urgent care provider in the New York metropolitan area, beginning with its early combination with Premier Urgent Care through its acquisition by funds affiliated with global private equity firm Warburg Pincus.
  • Representation of Sight Medical Doctors PLLC, a New York-based regional leader in comprehensive eye care services, in their strategic partnership with Chicago Pacific Founders, a Chicago and San Francisco-based strategic healthcare investment private equity fund.  
  • Representation of CommonView Capital, a New York-based private equity fund, in their strategic investment in Pain Specialists of America, LLC to provide practice management services to Pain Specialists of Austin and Central Texas Pain Center.
  • Representation of TechMahindra (Americas) in its acquisition of The HCI Group, a global leader in healthcare IT consulting services.
  • Representation of both Westchester Anesthesiologists and Cross River Anesthesiologist Services, private physician group practices based in New York, in their respective acquisitions by Mednax, Inc.
  • Representation of Emergency Medicine Consultants, the premier emergency physician group in the Dallas, Fort Worth area, in its acquisition by TeamHealth.
  • Representation of HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. (HAI) in its sale to a newly formed Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) resulting in HAI now being 100% employee owned. Headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida, HAI provides fair market value consulting and valuation services to healthcare and life sciences clients throughout the U.S.
  • Representation of MRO Corporation, a leading return of information company, in connection with its sale to Imperial Capital and a number of follow on acquisitions.
  • Representation of Emergency Medical Associates of New Jersey, and its affiliated physician practice groups comprising over 450 physicians (emergency physicians, hospitalists and urgent care center physicians), in connection with their acquisition by EmCare, an affiliate of the publicly traded Envision Healthcare.
  • Representation of PhysAssist Scribes, a physician record and clerical assistant staffing company, in its acquisition by TeamHealth.
  • Representation of Anesthesia Associates of Cincinnati in its acquisition by TeamHealth.
  • Representation of Shared Pharmacy in its acquisition by Omnicare.
  • Representation of Anesthesia Revenue Management, a revenue cycle management company, in its acquisition by Intermedix.
  • Representation of Advocate Home Care in its acquisition by American In-Home Care Florida, a home health company.
  • President and Director, OMNA Medical Partners
  • General Counsel and Vice President of Finance, Inphynet Medical Management Inc.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, a Law360 “Product Liability Practice Group of the Year,” 2021-2022
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law; Health Care Law, 2006-2024
    • Selected, "Lawyer of the Year," Health Care Law, Fort Lauderdale, 2019 and 2021
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States
    • Industry Focus - Health Care - Health Insurers, 2018, 2020-2023
      •  "Recommended Lawyer," 2023
    • Industry Focus - Health Care - Service Providers, 2020-2023
      • "Recommended Lawyer," 2023
  • Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Lawyer," 2020-2021
  • Selected, Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, "Top Lawyers," 2020-2023
    • Corporate Law, 2020-2023
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2020-2022
    • Health Care Law, 2020-2021, 2023
  • Listed, LMG Life Sciences, "Life Science Star," 2016-2023
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2011-2014, 2016-2018, 2021-2023
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Florida Powerhouse," 2018
  • Board of Directors, Brookwood Florida East
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, New York Bar Association


  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1988
  • M.B.A., Michigan State University, 1982
  • B.S., Michigan State University, 1980
  • Florida
  • New York