Karen Harris

Karen Harris

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-6675
Fax: (312) 876-6219

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

Karen Harris

Partner

Karen Harris focuses her practice on transactional and regulatory health care law on behalf of all types of health care providers and entities, including hospital systems, physicians, IPAs, ambulatory surgical centers and other health care professionals, managed care companies, pharmaceutical companies, and HMOs. She has experience in drafting physician employment agreements, asset and stock purchase agreements, management services agreements and other contracts, as well as advising clients on healthcare regulatory issues, such as corporate practice of medicine, Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, Stark, HIPAA, fee-splitting, antitrust, certificate of need, national practitioner data bank and patient rights, health care compliance programs, and reproductive law. She is also experienced in states' medical marijuana laws and has assisted clients in obtaining licensure, as well as advising on compliance issues. Karen previously served as regional general counsel at Aetna U.S. Healthcare, Inc.

Thought Leadership

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Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Women of Influence honoree, Chicago Business Journal, 2018

Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Chicago list, Crain's Custom Media, 2017

Memberships and Affiliations

American Health Lawyers Association

Black Women Lawyers Association, Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms

Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys

Chicago Bar Association, Health and Hospital Law Committee

Education

L.L.M., Loyola University School of Law, 2013

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1994

B.A., Princeton University, 1991 cum laude

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Firm Management Positions

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Karen Harris focuses her practice on transactional and regulatory health care law on behalf of all types of health care providers and entities, including hospital systems, physicians, IPAs, ambulatory surgical centers and other health care professionals, managed care companies, pharmaceutical companies, and HMOs. She has experience in drafting physician employment agreements, asset and stock purchase agreements, management services agreements and other contracts, as well as advising clients on healthcare regulatory issues, such as corporate practice of medicine, Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, Stark, HIPAA, fee-splitting, antitrust, certificate of need, national practitioner data bank and patient rights, health care compliance programs, and reproductive law. She is also experienced in states' medical marijuana laws and has assisted clients in obtaining licensure, as well as advising on compliance issues. Karen previously served as regional general counsel at Aetna U.S. Healthcare, Inc.