Edward J. Green

Partner

Edward J. Green is a partner and health care lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, concentrating his practice in health care transactions, health care planning, health care litigation and health care bankruptcies. Edward is also the co-chairman of Foley’s Health Care Transactions Focus Group. He is a member of the firm’s Health Care Industry Team, Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations, Finance & Financial Institutions and Health Care Finance Practices.

Over the years, Edward has structured, negotiated and closed numerous health care transactions and joint ventures involving long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, hospitals, surgery centers, dialysis centers, multi-entity health care delivery systems and physician groups, involving billions of dollars in consideration.

He has also handled a variety of health care matters in the state, federal, bankruptcy, and administrative courts, boards and agencies for a variety of health care, financial services and technology clients, including long term care and assisted living facilities, hospitals, physician practice management companies, billing companies, physician groups, Internet companies, managed care entities, online and traditional pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, clinical laboratories and captive insurance companies. Edward has handled cases involving confidentiality and security issues, fraud and abuse, Medicaid and Medicare terminations, health care receiverships and bankruptcies, physician and hospital disputes, billing and coding audits and investigations, qui tam actions, FDA and DEA actions, and EMTALA investigations.

Edward has written several articles and delivered a number of speeches on HIPAA, security and privacy issues, health care fraud and abuse, joint ventures, medical group formation, physician contracting issues, health care bankruptcies and workouts, and medical group contracting issues.

Prior to joining Foley, Edward served as a law clerk to the Honorable Michael J. Melloy, Chief United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Iowa (now of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit) from 1992 to 1994 and was an associate at McDermott Will & Emery.

Awards and Recognition

Edward has been recognized in Chambers USA from 2014 – 2023 for his health care work. He was named a Leading Lawyer by The Ambulatory M&A Advisor on the Top Healthcare Transaction Lawyers of 2014 list. In 2008, he was recognized as one of the top 12 healthcare transactional attorneys in the country by Nightingale’s Healthcare News.*

Affiliations

Edward is a member of the trial bar of the Northern District of Illinois.

Presentations and Publications

  • Co-author, “Acquisitions and General Issues Regarding Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities and Supportive Living Facilities,” Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2002)
  • “Global Data Privacy and Security, Part 1: An Overview of U.S. and International Laws,” MX (September/October 2001)
  • “Global Data Privacy and Security, Part 2: The Impact of Privacy Laws on Medical Product Development,” MX (November/December 2001)
  • “Navigating the Bankruptcy Waters,” Drug Benefit Trends (April 2000)
  • “Creating an Effective Corporate Compliance Program,” Drug Benefit Trends (November 2000)
  • Monthly SurgiLaw column for Today’s SurgiCenter
01 June 2023 Press Releases

Foley Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2023

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce that it has again been recognized by Chambers & Partners as one of the top law firms in the country in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
01 June 2022 Press Releases

Foley Ranks Among Nation’s Top Law Firms in Chambers USA 2022

Foley has again been recognized by Chambers & Partners as one of the top law firms in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
20 May 2021 Press Releases

Foley & Lardner Among Nation’s Leading Law Firms Recognized in 2021 Chambers USA

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce that it has again been recognized by Chambers & Partners as one of the top law firms in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
23 April 2020 Press Releases

86 Foley Attorneys, 36 Practices Recognized as Industry Leaders by Chambers USA 2020

The 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 87 Foley & Lardner LLP attorneys as leading lawyers in their fields. Among the attorneys named, 10 were ranked at the national level, and 13 were recognized for the first time.
26 April 2019 Press Releases

84 Foley Attorneys, 32 Practices Recognized as Industry Leaders by Chambers USA 2019

The 2019 edition of <EM>Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business</EM> has recognized 84 Foley & Lardner LLP attorneys as leading lawyers in their fields.
03 May 2018 Press Releases

92 Foley Attorneys, 35 Practices Recognized as Industry Leaders by Chambers USA 2018

The 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 90 Foley & Lardner LLP attorneys as leading lawyers in their fields.