Lisa M. Boyle

Partner

  • Overview

    Biography

    Lisa Boyle chairs the firm's Health Law Group. She has spent more than 25 years representing a wide range of health care providers, including health systems, hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and ambulatory surgery centers. In addition, she represents clinically integrated networks, accountable care organizations, home health agencies, continuing care retirement communities, and federally qualified health centers.

    Transactional

    Ms. Boyle has substantial experience representing health care providers in all types of complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private placements, and reorganizations. She regularly serves as counsel to health systems, hospitals, and physician groups in developing strategies and structuring and documenting sophisticated joint ventures.

    Regulatory

    Ms. Boyle regularly advises health care providers on the myriad regulatory issues they face, such as compliance with the Stark law, the anti-kickback statute, and the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA); gainsharing; medical staff and peer review; clinical integration, physician recruitment, and compensation; medical staff bylaws; management arrangements; and electronic medical records. She also focuses on corporate governance, corporate compliance, risk management, and patient care issues. 

    Community Involvement

    Ms. Boyle is an advocate of community work. Each holiday season, she coordinates Robinson+Cole's drive to collect gifts for more than 130 needy children from the Northwest Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford. She served on the Board of Trustees and as an officer of the organization for more than 15 years. 

    Ms. Boyle frequently lectures on a variety of health care topics, including the Stark law, clinical integration, physician recruitment, physician compensation, peer review, HIPAA, and informed consent. She is the author of the book entitled HIPAAa Guide to Health Care Privacy and Security Law, published by Aspen Publishers. Ms. Boyle is also a contributor to Robinson+Cole's health care blog, Health Law Diagnosis.

    Ms. Boyle is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell™ in the area of Health Law (Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings is a trademark. AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc.). She has been ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the state of Connecticut in the area of Healthcare since 2011. Additionally, she has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Health Care Law since 2010. 

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Connecticut Health Lawyers Association
      Past President and Board Member

      Connecticut Bar Foundation
      James W. Cooper Life Fellow

      American Health Lawyers Association

      American Bar Association
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell™ in the area of Health Law (Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings is a trademark. AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc.)

      Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the state of Connecticut in the area of Healthcare since 2011

      Connecticut Law Tribune, 2010, recognized in Women in the Law: High Achievers yearbook

      Hartford Business Journal, 1999 "40 Under Forty" Inductee

      Hartford Business Journal, 2006, listed as one of "8 Remarkable Women in Business"

      Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Health Care Law since 2010

      Listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the area of Health Care Law since 2006 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)

      Robinson+Cole Community Service Award Recipient, 2017

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Boys and Girls Clubs of Hartford
      Past Board Member and Secretary

      Greater Hartford Chapter of American Red Cross
      Past Member, Board of Trustees

      Health Information Technology Exchange of Connecticut
      Past Member, Board of Directors
  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Publications

      Publications

      "HIPAA: A Guide to Health Care Privacy and Security Law," co-authored with Conor O. Duffy (12/1/2016)

      "Governor Malloy Signs Bill Making Significant Health Law Changes," published in American Health Lawyers Association Newsstand, co-authored with Conor O. Duffy (6/4/2014)

    • Presentations

      Presentations

      "Finally! Some Enlightenment on Accountable Care Organizations: Proposed Rules Issued," co-presented with Kimberly E. Troland and Moses Vargas (4/27/2011 and 5/4/2011)

    • News

      R+C in the News

      • January 23, 2017

        Hartford Office Brings Joy to Children of Boys & Girls Clubs

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      • May 11, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Women Lawyers Listed in Best Lawyers Spring Business Edition

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      • February 18, 2016

        Hartford Office Brings Joy to Children of Boys & Girls Clubs

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      • November 14, 2011

        Robinson & Cole Client Breaks Ground on New Medical Facility in Boston

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      • May 13, 2011

        Attorneys Present Webinar on Accountable Care Organizations

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      • December 22, 2010

        Robinson & Cole Provides Gifts for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford

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      • September 10, 2010

        Women in the Law and in the News

      • August 12, 2010

        Health Law Group Hosted Webinar on New Electronic Health Record Requirements

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      • May 20, 2010

        Robinson & Cole Attorneys Featured in Health Care Reform Book

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      • October 12, 2009

        Connecticut Governor Appoints Robinson & Cole Attorney to Advisory Committee

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      • May 22, 2009

        Robinson & Cole Attorneys Coauthor Health Law Article for Connecticut Law Tribune

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      R+C News Releases

      • August 25, 2017

        Robinson+Cole Presents Annual Awards for Dedication and Outstanding Contributions

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      • August 15, 2017

        Fifty-Nine Robinson+Cole Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

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      • May 26, 2017

        Chambers USA Recognizes Robinson+Cole Lawyers and Practice Groups

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      • October 18, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • August 15, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Lawyer Count in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017

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      • May 27, 2016

        Chambers USA Recognizes Robinson+Cole Lawyers and Practice Groups

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      • August 18, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Lawyer Count in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016

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      • May 19, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Earns Six Practice Area Rankings in Chambers USA 2015

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      • August 19, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Lawyer Count in Best Lawyers National Peer Review Survey

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      • May 29, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Earns Rankings in Chambers USA 2014 in all Connecticut Practice Areas

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      • August 16, 2013

        Robinson & Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Attorney Count in Best Lawyers National Peer Review Survey

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      • June 10, 2013

        Chambers USA Ranks Robinson & Cole in Five Practices, Names 17 Attorneys as Leading Lawyers

      • August 28, 2012

        Robinson & Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Attorney Count in Best Lawyers National Peer Review Survey

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      • June 7, 2012

        Chambers USA Ranks Robinson & Cole in Five Practices, Names 16 Attorneys as Leading Lawyers

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      • September 12, 2011

        Robinson & Cole Receives Top Listing in Connecticut Attorney Count in Best Lawyers National Peer Review Survey

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      • June 17, 2011

        Chambers USA Ranks Robinson & Cole in Six Practices, Names 12 Attorneys as Leading Lawyers