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Wyatt S. Beazley, IV

Richmond, VA
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Wyatt Beazley is the Chief Operating Officer of Williams Mullen. He is also a partner in the firm’s Health Care Section representing a wide range of provider clients, including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic imaging centers, sleep labs, physician group practices and retail clinics. Wyatt also works with clients that provide services to, or work closely with, provider clients, including management services organizations and technology companies.

Wyatt has significant transactional and corporate experience in relation to health care providers and other ancillary service providers. He focuses on helping companies face the unique challenges that can arise from regulations, laws and business transactions in the health care industry, and works to ensure that businesses continue to run smoothly throughout the process.

The primary focus of Wyatt’s practice is negotiating and structuring health care transactions and advising clients on the applicability of various federal and state health care laws and regulations. His projects often involve providing advice in the following areas: entity formation and governance, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory compliance.

He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia in 1989 and his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law in 1992. While in law school, he was the associate editor of the University of Richmond Law Review and a member of the McNeill Law Society. 

Wyatt’s legal career has garnered much recognition. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (2010-present) and Virginia Super Lawyers magazine (2012-present), and he has been named by Virginia Business magazine as one of the “Legal Elite” (2009-present). In addition, Martindale-Hubbell has rated Wyatt an AV attorney, its highest rating available. 

Wyatt believes strongly in giving back to his community. He is the immediate past chair of the board of MCV Foundation. He is the past chair of the board for The Doorways, a hospitality house located in Richmond, and a former member of the board of directors of the Greater Richmond YMCA. 

Wyatt is a member of Williams Mullen's board of directors and previously served as the firm’s general counsel.

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  • University of Richmond School of Law (J.D.), 1992
    • cum laude
    • University of Richmond Law Review; Associate Editor
  • University of Virginia (B.A.), 1989
Professional & Community Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association

Community Involvements

  • MCV Foundation, Immediate Past Chair - Board of Trustees
  • The Doorways, Past Chair - Board of Directors
  • YMCA of Greater Richmond, Past Member - Board of Directors
Bar & Court Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar

Virginia Business - "Legal Elite," Health Law (2009-present)

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© Corporate Law, Health Care Law (2010-present)

Listed in Virginia Super Lawyers magazine (2012-present)

Best Lawyers® – Richmond "Lawyer of the Year," Health Care Law (2021)


Wyatt’s representative transactions/experience include:

  • Joint ventures among hospitals and other health care providers, including radiation oncology joint ventures, diagnostic imaging joint ventures, endoscopy joint ventures and ambulatory surgery centers.
  • Management agreements involving health care providers, including long-term management agreements for dialysis centers, cancer care centers and physician practices.
  • The acquisition of numerous nursing home and/or assisted living facilities.
  • Sales of pools of nursing home facilities to nationally known REITs and the subsequent lease-back of such facilities to the operator.
  • Sales of the operations of numerous nursing homes and assisted living facilities 
  • Accounts receivable financing and other asset-based credit facilities for nursing home facilities, anatomic pathology labs and other health care providers.
  • Exclusive coverage agreements between hospitals and hospital-based physicians.
  • The combination/merger of various physician group practices.
  • Representing the Virginia Department of Health’s contractor in negotiating and structuring Virginia’s All Payers Claim Database.
  • Advising numerous health care providers and ancillary service providers on compliance issues involving physician self-referral laws, anti-kickback laws and other fraud and abuse laws.
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