Taft welcomes David Melloh and Timothy Murphy as partners in its Minneapolis office.
Melloh contributes more than 30 years of healthcare law experience to Taft, including previously serving as health care practice leader for an AmLaw 100 law firm. Melloh acts as primary outside counsel to a number of health systems, for whom he provides counsel on strategic transactions, such as facility acquisitions, joint ventures and physician alignment arrangements. He also advises various medical practices, dental practices, hospice programs, home care providers, ambulatory surgery centers, eating disorder treatment centers and other providers, as well as payers and private equity investors, on corporate and transactional matters such as acquisitions, divestitures and recapitalizations.
With more than 20 years of experience, Murphy is a member of Taft’s Business practice and advises private and publicly-traded companies as well as strategic and financial investors across a wide range of industries. He serves as counsel in matters relating to venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate governance and private equity. His experience includes representation of clients such as private equity and technology firms, renewable energy companies, food-industry businesses and more. Murphy also advises clients on legal matters relating to privately-owned aircraft. This includes acquisitions, operations, financing and regulatory matters.
Both Melloh and Murphy join Taft as former partners at one of the largest law firms in the country. Melloh obtained his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, Order of the Coif, his master’s degree from the University of Minnesota and his bachelor’s degree from Carleton College. Murphy received his J.D. from Mitchell Hamline School of Law and his bachelor's degree from Saint John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota.