Anne M. Murphy





With three decades of experience, Anne’s health law practice focuses on the representation of health care systems, academic medical centers, and other healthcare provider organizations. Drawing upon her diverse leadership experience in law firm, healthcare organization and government sectors, she actively manages transactional, regulatory, litigation, risk, compliance, and accreditation issues. She acts as a trusted advisor for mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and significant construction projects. Additionally, Anne counsels clients on Enterprise Risk Management, joint ventures, intellectual property, clinical and bench research, technology transfer and development, insurance coverages, health information and technology, telemedicine, cyberliability and cybersecurity.

Anne is an active member in the healthcare industry, contributing on the board of several organizations, including the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, as well as speaking and writing about relevant and timely health law topics.

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Partner (2017-Present)
  • Rush University Medical Center
    • Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel (2012-2016)
  • Holland & Knight LLP
    • Head of Chicago Health Law Practice
    • Partner (2007-2012)
  • Office of the Illinois Attorney General
    • Senior Counsel to the Attorney General (2005-2007)
  • Illinois Department of Public Health
    • Chief Counsel, Chief Privacy Officer, Chief Ethics Officer; General Counsel, Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board (2001-2005)
  • American Medical Association
    • Vice President, Deputy General Counsel (1999-2001)
  • Vedder Price P.C.
    • Partner and Head of Health Law Practice (1993-1999)
  • Private practice at various firms with a focus on healthcare law (1986-1993)
  • Loyola University
    • Visiting Professor at Health Law Institute/Chicago School of Law (2001)
  • Northwestern University
    • Adjunct Professor of Law (1990-1997)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association, Ethics Speaker, In-House Counsel Annual Meeting (2012-2016)
  • BNA Health Law Reporter, Member, Editorial Advisory Board (2015-Present)
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Board of Trustees (2012-Present)
  • Harvard School of Public Health Policy and Management, Executive Council Member (2018-Present)
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, President, Board of Directors (1997-1998)
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Healthcare Section, Chair and Member, Governing Council (1991-2000)
  • Public Health Law Association, President, Board of Directors (2002-2008)
  • Women Business Leaders (2017-Present)

Bar Memberships

  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
Firm News

Who's Who at Hinckley Allen: Anne M. Murphy

April 4, 2019

Anne’s practice focuses on health care law. Her practice reflects over 30 years of combined experience…

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New Partner Anne M. Murphy Joins Hinckley Allen's Growing Health Care Practice

September 5, 2017

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Anne M. Murphy as a Partner in our Health Care practice. Anne joins…


The Doctor Will Stream You Now. Will Medicare Cover It?

October 23, 2018

There’s no question that the laws of the land—state and federal—historically have not maximized…


Congress Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Address the Opioid Crisis

October 11, 2018

On October 3, the Senate passed the compromise opioid bill package that had been approved by the House…

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Upcoming Event

American Health Lawyers Association Annual Meeting

June 25, 2019

Anne M. Murphy and Laura B. Angelini are participating at this year's American Health Lawyers Association…

Past Event

Advanced Due Diligence Considerations in Health Care

May 1, 2019

Anne M. Murphy will speak at the American Health Lawyers Association's Health Care Transactions conference…

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