Jenner & Block

Mark A. Harris is chair of the firm’s Private Equity/Investment Funds Practice and a member of the firm's Management Committee.  He concentrates his practice in advising public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities, start-up and general corporate matters, with special emphasis on private equity portfolio companies and sponsor groups.

Mr. Harris is highly regarded for his work in the healthcare sector.  He represented Merge Healthcare in its acquisitions of AMICAS and Ophthalmic Imaging Systems and several other transactions; advised Health Care Service Corporation regarding its investment in Bloom Health Corporation and other acquisitions; handled various corporate matters for Navicure; and represented Munich Re in its acquisition of the Windsor Health Group.  

Mr. Harris’ legal acumen and experience in the corporate/M&A and private equity areas have been recognized by such leading legal directories as Chambers USA, Legal 500, and PLC Which Lawyer?  He has also been selected as a “Leading Lawyer” by members of the Leading Lawyers Network.  Prior to resuming the private practice of law, Mr. Harris was the COO and a Principal, Portfolio Manager of GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC, a leading Chicago private equity firm, and a senior executive and chief legal officer of two venture-backed companies, Click Commerce, Inc. and PrairieComm, Inc.