Morgan J. Tilleman

Senior Counsel


Morgan J. Tilleman is senior counsel and a business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP and is a member of the Insurance & Reinsurance Industry Team and the Health Care Industry Team. His practice is concentrated on corporate and regulatory insurance and reinsurance law and on the intersection of health care and insurance.

Morgan represents insurers, and reinsurers in transactions, restructurings, reinsurance transactions, mergers, acquisitions, shell transactions, affiliations, joint ventures and insurance program arrangements, as well as providing regulatory and business counseling to a wide range of U.S. and international insurance industry participants. He also focuses on advising health insurers and HMOs regarding formation, licensure, operations, compliance, strategy, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to law school, Morgan served as the volunteer coordinator for the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis.


Morgan was named one of Wisconsin’s 2016 “Up and Coming Lawyers” by the Wisconsin Law Journal.


Morgan earned his law degree, cum laude, from the Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 2011), where he was an executive articles editor for the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. He received the Leigh B. Bienen Prize for his comment, "(Trans)forming the Provocation Defense," which was published in the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.

Morgan received his undergraduate degree majoring in English, economics and Germanic studies from Indiana University (B.A., 2007), where he was inducted to Phi Beta Kappa and was a Herman B. Wells Scholar. He spent a year studying abroad at the University of Freiburg, Germany.


Morgan is proficient in German.


Morgan is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Morgan is a member of the American Bar Association (Business Law and Tort and Insurance Sections), the National LGBT Bar Association, and the State Bar of Wisconsin, and serves as president of the Wisconsin LGBT Bar Association. He also serves on the Leadership Council of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce.


  • “Insurance Compliance Risks Facing Telemedicine Providers,” Compliance Today (July 2018)
  • “Six Things Healthcare Executives Should Know About ‘Silver Loading,’” Managed Healthcare Executive (July 3, 2018) (Quoted)
  • “Six Things to Know: How Health Execs Might Benefit From Trump’s Plans,” Managed Healthcare Executive (January 16, 2017) (Quoted)
  • “CMS Tries to Shore up ACA with Proposed Rule. It May Be Too Late.” HealthLeaders Magazine (August 31, 2016) (Quoted)
  • “5 PPACA exchange watcher views: Where are we now?” Life Health Pro (April 27, 2016) (Quoted)
  • “Fair Discrimination and Pricing in Multichannel Insurance Marketing,” SNL Insurance Daily (August 17, 2015) (with Kevin G. Fitzgerald)
  • "The Impact of Big Data on Insureds, Insurance Coverage, and Insurers," (with Ethan D. Lenz) in Big Data: A Business and Legal Guide (James R. Kalyvas & Michael R. Overly, eds., 2014)
  • "Survey of the Current Insurance Regulatory Environment for Affinity Marketing Arrangements," FORC Journal, Vol. 23, Ed. 4 (Winter 2012) (with Kevin G. Fitzgerald and N. Wesley Strickland)
  • "(Trans)forming the Provocation Defense," Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, Vol. 100, Issue 4 (2010)


  • 2017 Reinsurance Case Law Update, Brokers & Reinsurance Markets Association (BRMA) Committee Rendezvous (April 2018)


Association Health Plans – The Final Rule Is Issued
10 July 2018
Health Care Law Today
Insurance Compliance Risks Facing Telemedicine Providers
July 2018
Compliance Today
Service Contracts and Extended Warranties: Building Customer Loyalty and Profits
14 February 2018
Manufacturing Industry Advisor
Health Care Reform Returns to the Spotlight
18 September 2017
Health Care Law Today
Virtual CLE Week
Every Tuesday & Thursday from December 1 - 17 2020
Coronavirus Webinar: 10 Issues Non-Profit Organizations Should Be Considering
02 April 2020
Fall NAIC Meeting Reception
07 December 2019
Austin, TX
6 November 2019
New York, NY