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Health Law Section

The Health Law Section is the voice of the national health law bar within the ABA.  Its 8,500 strong members from across the United States represent clients in all segments of the health care industry, including physicians, hospitals and other institutional providers, teaching and research organizations, managed care organizations and other third-party payors, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers.

2024 Healthcare Delivery & Innovation Conference

Join us September 26-27 at the Fairmont Chicago - Millennium Park for HDI 2024 (formerly PLI)! Whether you’re just starting your career or have decades of experience, this conference will provide you with valuable insights and strategies to improve your practice.

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Welcome to the Health Law Section

Join Health Law Section Council and Membership Committee leaders for a 30-minute live Zoom session to ask questions and learn more about the Section and its various Divisions, Interest Groups, and Task Forces. Leaders will discuss how members can get involved, and how members can leverage the Section can help advance themselves and their organizations while serving their clients. This session is great for both new section members and those who need a refresher on the Health Law Section and all it has to offer.

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In Person Events

View all Health Law Section upcoming conferences and in-person events

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Diversity & Inclusion

The Health Law Section promotes collaboration, coordination, and communication to advance ABA Goal III – to eliminate bias and enhance diversity and inclusion throughout the Section, legal profession, and justice system.


Voices in Health Law

A podcast of the American Bar Association Health Law Section reflecting the diverse industry voices of the healthcare bar. An episode is released every other Tuesday on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud and More!

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Our Interest Groups

Free for Health Law Section Members

The main work of the Section is done through its twenty Interest Groups (IGs). The IGs provide opportunities for participation by Section members, creating a forum for interaction and networking in the area of shared interest.

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ABA Health Law Section Communities

This new web-based platform is designed to make it easier for you to connect and collaborate with your peers, discuss important health law topics related to your Interest Group and Task Force preferences, and keep up-to-date about the latest member offerings.

Annual Law Firm Recognition

The ABA Health Law Section is proud to announce the Tenth Annual Top 10 Recognitions for the South, Southeast & D.C., Midwest, Northeast and West Regions.

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Message from Section Chair, Adrienne Dresevic

Welcome to the Health Law Section website. Whether you are a longtime member, or considering membership, I hope you find our website to be a resource that helps you locate the information you are seeking. Our website provides access to information about the services, publications, CLE, and other benefits available through the Section. If you have any questions, or are interested in membership in the Section, please contact Ally Donnantuono, Program Specialist, at [email protected]

Contact Information

Looking to get a hold of the Health Law Section? You'll find that information here.