Megan Rooney is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's Chicago office.

Areas of Practice

Megan focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals, health systems, and healthcare and life sciences companies. A former healthcare professional with firsthand clinical experience, she has unique insight into the business challenges and opportunities facing her clients. Clients seek Megan’s counsel to lead large deal teams that drive efficient and effective outcomes and achieve business goals.

Megan has in-depth knowledge in all aspects of healthcare transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures and system restructurings for hospitals and healthcare providers. Megan regularly advises hospital and health system clients on regulatory compliance with respect to licensure, accreditation, and other state and federal regulatory matters.

Megan served as an adjunct professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law for nearly a decade and has authored multiple publications on healthcare transactions.



  • Leading Lawyer, Healthcare, Chambers USA, 2019-2024
  • Healthcare Law, Chicago, The Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2024
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Illinois, 2013-2021
  • Top Healthcare Transactions Lawyers, Leading Lawyer, The Ambulatory M&A Advisor, 2016-2017
  • Emerging Lawyer in Health Law, Leading Lawyers, 2015, 2017, 2021
  • Pro Bono Champion, American Health Lawyers Association, 2013
  • Megan Rooney - Chambers 2024



American Health Lawyers Association

Past President, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys

Director, Animal Care League (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal shelter)



J.D., Certification in Health Law, Northwestern University School of Law, 2006

B.S., Nursing, University of Michigan, summa cum laude, 2003


  • Illinois
  • California
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