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Renée Delphin-Rodriguez

Phone: +1 213.310.7988
515 South Flower St., 40th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071-2201

Renée Delphin-Rodriguez is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s Los Angeles office and a member of its Corporate and Health Care groups. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity and debt financing, corporate governance, and general commercial transactions. Renée’s clients span a wide range of industries, with a particular emphasis on companies within the health care industry.

Renée has a unique blend of law firm and in-house experience. She served as assistant general counsel to a Fortune 500 health care company and general counsel to a health care management services organization. Renée’s broad understanding of managed care and value-based payment arrangements, combined with her corporate experience, allows her to effectively guide clients through complex transactions and provide strategic advice in a heavily regulated industry.

Representative Health Care Transactions:

  • Represented HealthCare Partners in its sale to DaVita.
  • Represented a multi-state medical group in connection with the expansion of its network into new geographies via joint ventures with health plans and hospital systems and its acquisition of other medical groups.
  • Represented a multi-state medical group in negotiating value-based and risk-based arrangements with health plans.
  • Represented a large independent physician association in its acquisition of another independent physician association.
  • Represented a network of ambulatory surgery centers in a wide range of matters including its commercial arrangements with health plans, providers and third-party vendors.
  • Advised a multi-state medical group with respect to corporate practice of medicine restrictions and other regulatory matters.
  • Advised a California restricted Knox-Keene health care service plan with respect to licensing and regulatory issues.

Representative M&A and Financing Transactions:

  • Represented 99 Cents Only Stores in its going-private transaction.
  • Represented Air Lease Corporation in its initial public offering and senior unsecured note offerings.
  • Represented Berkshire Hathaway in several public company acquisitions, including its acquisition of Wesco Financial and Oriental Trading Company.
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with the acquisition of a portfolio company.
  • Represented a private equity firm in the restructuring of a portfolio company and the conversion of secured debt to equity.
  • Represented a financial institution in connection with a registered offering of common stock and a private placement of preferred stock.
  • Represented a gaming company in its exchange offer and 144A/Reg S offerings of high yield notes.
  • Represented a private equity investment firm in its equity investment in a commercial bank.
  • Represented a multi-national food manufacturer in its acquisition via a tender offer of a U.S.-based specialty foods processor.

Renée was in the 2015 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). She is active in Los Angeles’ civic community. She sits on the board of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles and Homeboy Industries.

Renée was a law clerk to the Honorable Milan Smith, Jr. at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


  • Yale University, B.A. History (2001)
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D. (2006)


Admitted to practice: California, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Member, Homeboy Industries, Board of Directors and Secretary
  • Member, Planned Parenthood, Los Angeles, Board of Directors

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"Don't Sign That Yet! Tools and Tips for Identifying and Avoiding Common Traps in Commercial Contracts," Association of Corporate Counsel, Los Angeles, CA (June 19, 2019). Presenters: Renée Delphin-Rodriguez and Daniel M. Glassman.
"Department of Managed Health Care Issues Final Guidance on Licensure Regulation," Health Care Alert (June 18, 2019). Contacts: Gary Baldwin, Renée Delphin-Rodriguez
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DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises GigCapital2, Inc. on $150 Million IPO (Jun.06.2019)
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"The New DMHC Licensure Regulation: Potential Impacts and the Need for a License or Exemption," Crowell & Moring and Mazars USA LLP Webinar (March 28, 2019). Presenters: Renée Delphin-Rodriguez and Gary Baldwin.
"New DMHC Regulation Substantially Expands Number of Entities Requiring Knox-Keene Licensure," Health Care Alert (March 6, 2019). Contacts: Kevin B. Kroeker, Gary Baldwin, Renée Delphin-Rodriguez
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Renée Delphin-Rodriguez Joins Crowell & Moring's Health Care and Corporate Groups (Feb.28.2019)
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