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Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Health Law

Lawrence E. Singer

Title/s: Associate Professor
Director, Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy

Office #: Corboy 722

Phone: 312.915.7558

E-mail: lsinger@luc.edu


While in law school, Professor Singer worked as a legislative extern for Senator Edward Kennedy, staffing death penalty and health care legislation, among other things. Prof. Singer has been an attorney, and then partner, with the Chicago office of McDermott, Will & Emery, where his practice focused on general corporate and transactional matters, medical staff affairs, and patient care issues. He also served as assistant to the general counsel of the American Hospital Association and as legal counsel in the America Hospital Association's Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs. While there, he was an author of an amicus curiae brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Cruzan v. Missouri Department of Health.

Prof. Singer has been recognized multiple times as a "super lawyer" in health law. He also has been inducted as a Fellow in the Institute of Medicine of Chicago.

Prof. Singer has served on, and chaired, multiple boards, including a large regional health system board, a facility for the developmentally disabled and a local chapter of the United Way. 


BA, with distinction, University of Michigan, 1981
MA, University of Michigan, 1983
JD, cum laude, University of Michigan, 1986

Program Areas

Access to Health Care
Corporate Transactions in Health Care
Health Care Business & Finance
Health Care Industry Seminar
Introduction to Health Law
LLM Seminar
LLM Paper Health Law

Professional & Community Affiliations

Illinois Association of Hospital Attorneys, Board of Directors, Member

St. John's Villa (a residence for the mentally handicapped, in Ohio), Board of Directors, Member


2008 - "Illinois Super Lawyer" in the health law field


Professor Lawrence Singer's SSRN Webpage

Leveraging Tax-Exempt Status of Hospitals, 29 J. Legal Med. 41 (2008)

Gloria Jean Ate Catfood Tonight: Justice and the Social Compact for Health Care in America, 36 Loy.U.Chi. L.J. 613 (2005) [singer.pdf]

The Coming Millennium:Issues Confronting Catholic Health Care, 8 Annals Health L. 299 (1999)

Realigning Catholic Health Care; Bridging Legal and Church Control in a Consolidating Market, 72 Tulane L.Rev. 159 (1997)

The Conversion Conundrum: The State and Federal Response to Hospitals' Changes in Charitable Status, 23 Amer. J.L.Med. 221 (1997)

Look What They've Done To My Law, Ma: COBRA's Implosion, 33 Hous.L.Rev. 113 (1996) 

Other Publications


Hospitals: The Business Environment, HEALTH LAW PRACTICE GUIDE (NHLA, 1993) (with Anthony) (updated annually)


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