Phillip V. DeFedele is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Phillip’s focus is on healthcare transactional, regulatory, and enforcement matters. He is engaged on behalf of private equity funds, strategic investors, and their portfolio companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions of various healthcare platforms and entities. Phillip counsels clients on fraud and abuse laws, corporate practice of medicine and professionals, HIPAA and data privacy, and FDA regulatory matters.


Memberships & Affiliations

American Health Lawyers Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • Seton Hall University School of LawJ.D. (Health Law Concentration)

    summa cum laude



    Order of the Coif

    Comments Editor, Seton Hall Law Review

    U.S. Healthcare Compliance Certification

    European Healthcare Compliance, Ethics & Regulation Certification

    ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Health Law

  • The College of New JerseyB.A., History2011

    Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

    Dean’s List