Professional Biography
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Zubin Khambatta Partner

  • Austin

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    500 West Second Street, Suite 1900

    Austin, TX 78701




As a trusted advisor in Perkins Coie’s Healthcare industry group, Zubin Khambatta helps healthcare providers secure and maintain a sound financial and regulatory footing so they are empowered to serve their patients. He represents healthcare clients in complex compliance and transactional matters involving Medicaid and Medicare regulations, healthcare fraud and abuse laws, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), and state laws governing reimbursement, operations. He also is experienced in operational matters involving hospitals, physician groups, public healthcare providers, and nonprofit healthcare organizations.

Zubin maintains a particular focus on the representation of children’s hospitals, public hospitals, academic medical centers, and hospital districts in government reimbursement and transactional matters that facilitate greater access to services and the shift to value-based care. He also represents providers in mergers and acquisitions and sales transactions. In this capacity he has assisted physician groups, hospitals, and behavioral health providers in their sale to larger platforms and has implemented various forms of co-ownership or co-management of healthcare organizations. He has also advised on entity formation of health organizations and related corporate governance matters.

As a member of Perkins Coie’s Technology Transactions & Privacy practice group, Zubin’s practice also encompasses counsel to startups as well as mature organizations in healthcare technology and data-related matters. 

Professional Recognition

  • Thomson Reuters' Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2010 – 2014
  • Kirkland & Ellis, Pro Bono Award, 2009

Community Involvement

  • Austin Speech Labs, Board Member, 2018 – present
  • Lake Travis Youth Association, Basketball Coach, 2014 – present





Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D.
  • The University of Edinburgh, M.Sc., Social and Political Theory, with Distinction
  • The University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Political Science and Intellectual History, magna cum laude, Editorial Board, Penn History Review