Amy Hudspeth

Name: Amy R. Hudspeth

Law School: Northeastern University School of Law, 1991

Employment: (current employer and areas of specialty if any):

Associate General Counsel Lahey Health System, Inc., Burlington, MA.  February 2000 – Present (formerly Director of Legal Services & Compliance Counsel, Lahey Clinic Hospital, Inc. 2000-2006; Associate General Counsel & Compliance Counsel, Lahey Clinic Foundation, Inc. 2006-2012).  Health care attorney with 20+ years of in-house counsel and regulatory counsel experience focused on: privacy of medical information, patient care (particularly mental health and end of life issues), bioethics, clinical research, business transactions, and corporate compliance.

Staff Attorney; Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc.,  Brookline, Massachusetts (now in Wellesley, Massachusetts); 1997 – 2000

Assistant Attorney General; Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division; Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts; 1993 – 1997

What you love most about your job: I love that I am providing legal counsel to an organization that is committed to providing quality patient care.  I know that my legal advice has a direct impact on the care provided to some of our patients.

Other professional/charitable activities: American Health Lawyers Association, Association of Corporate Counsel, Boston Bar Association, Health Care Compliance Association, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Jack & Jill of America, Inc., Norwell Historical Society, Norwell Farms, The Trustee of Reservations.

Why you joined the MBLA: The MBLA provides opportunities to socialize, network and become educated.

Person you would most like to meet: (dead, alive, either, or both): Luther Vandross