|VALENCIA, California – U.S. HealthWorks, a leading operator of occupational healthcare centers in the nation, today announced that Kevin Coyle has joined the company as its general counsel.
Mr. Coyle brings more than 20 years of high-level corporate and transactional legal experience to U.S. HealthWorks.
“Kevin has a track record of helping growing companies to succeed,” said Daniel D. Crowley, CEO of U.S. HealthWorks. “We are excited to have him join U.S. HealthWorks as we continue to build one of the premier occupational health and urgent care companies in the nation.”
Since 1999, Mr. Coyle was a partner at DLA Piper LLP and its predecessor firms, Graham & James, and Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich in Sacramento. He provided legal counsel to both public and private companies in a variety of industries during mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and venture investments.
“I am looking forward to working with the team of professionals at U.S. HealthWorks during this important phase in the company’s development,” Coyle said.
Mr. Coyle received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law in 1988.
U.S. HealthWorks has 161 clinics, including 27 worksite centers, in 15 states and has acquired 12 centers in the last six months and 33 centers since 2007. In January, the company announced the completion of a $175 million financing package that will support the company in its ongoing occupational health clinic acquisition strategy.
About U. S. HealthWorks
Based in Valencia, Calif., U.S. HealthWorks was founded in 1995 and is the second-largest operator of occupational health care centers in the nation. With 161 clinics, including 27 worksite centers, in 15 states and 2,000 employees – including approximately 350 affiliated physicians – U.S. HealthWorks centers serve thousands of patients each day throughout the country. U.S. HealthWorks centers help employers control work-related injury costs through quality medical care and effective management of claims and lost work time, specializing in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and wellness programs.