Kathryn L. Hickey

P: 443.254.4311

Kathryn is a Member in the Business Department at McDonald Hopkins and part of the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. Her practice is focused on representing companies across a broad range of industries in various types of domestic and international transactions, including buyers and sellers in complex mergers and acquisitions, business restructurings, asset purchase and sale transactions, and equity purchase and sale transactions. Kathryn also represents companies and investors in venture capital and angel investment transactions with companies from a wide range of industries at various stages of growth. Her experience includes representing clients in the negotiation and implementation of institutional financing and commercial loan transactions with large institutional lenders.

In addition to her M&A practice, Kathryn advises companies of all sizes on general business matters, including entity formation and structure, corporate governance, executive compensation issues, commercial leasing, licensing agreements, and regulatory compliance with federal securities laws in connection with offerings of debt and equity securities and private placements. While her clients include diverse types of entities and businesses, including publicly traded companies, nonprofits, and tribal entities, Kathryn has specific experience representing clients in the healthcare and government contracting industries.

In the government contracts space, Kathryn helps businesses with transactions and contracts, including negotiating and drafting teaming agreements, joint venture agreements, mentor-protégé agreements, and subcontracts. Kathryn structures asset and equity acquisition transactions involving government contracting assets and coordinates  related regulatory issues such as contract novation, security clearances, SBA size and affiliation matters, and contract recertification.

Kathryn represents entities in the healthcare industry in connection with general governance matters, professional organization structuring and compliance, strategic partnerships and joint ventures, healthcare mergers and acquisitions, and healthcare regulatory concerns.

Kathryn earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from the George Washington University Law School, where she was a Presidential Merit Scholar. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland, College Park.