Elizabeth Callahan-Morris
  Attorney

BIOGRAPHY

Elizabeth Callahan-Morris focuses her practice in the areas of privacy and security matters, patient care issues and regulatory compliance. Ms. Callahan-Morris is proficient in state and federal patient confidentiality laws, data breach reporting and Office for Civil Rights HIPAA investigations.  She advises hospitals and other health care organizations on all aspects of HIPAA compliance programs, including conducting compliance assessments, mock audits, developing policies and procedures, training and education, conducting internal investigations and responding to government investigations. Ms. Callahan-Morris is also practiced in informed consent and end-of-life issues. She serves as HIPAA Task Force Co-Chairperson for the State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section. Ms. Callahan-Morris is a frequent speaker on privacy and security topics at the local and national levels.

EDUCATION

Michigan State University, B.A., cum laude - 1993

The George Washington University Law School, J.D. - 1996

ADMITTED TO BAR

  • Michigan - 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan - 1996

memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section, HIPAA Task Force Co-Chair
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • Michigan Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • American Bar Association Health Law Section

Experience

  • Private Practice – 1996-1999; 2000-Present
  • In-House Counsel, Health Alliance Plan – 1999-2000
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Detroit-Mercy – 2002-2003

honors

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Top Lawyer, DBusiness Magazine – 2015, 2017
  • Fellow, State Bar of Michigan – 2017