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Ann M. Halphen

Partner
Tel: 225.381.0282
ann.halphen@taylorporter.com

Emphasis
Medical Malpractice
General Litigation
Insurance Defense and Coverage
Professional Liability
General Health Care Litigation

Education
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1986
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1983

Bar Admissions
Louisiana, 1986

Professional Memberships and Associations
Louisiana Association of Defense Council
LSBA Medical/Legal Interprofessional Committee
Defense Research Institute
American Health Lawyers Association

Ann M. Halphen has extensive experience handling professional liability, general insurance and health care related matters.  In addition, Ms. Halphen has had significant successes in defending hospitals in medical staff privilege, qui tam and peer review disputes, including HCQIA defenses as well as defending EMTALA claims.  Ms. Halphen also has particular experience with arbitrating physician recruitment and employment agreements.
 

Ms. Halphen represents several homeowner insurance companies on coverage issues, as well as defending on liability and property damage.  
 

Ms. Halphen currently represents large multi-specialty clinics and their affiliates and employees, including physicians, several hospitals and emergency room physicians throughout the state.  In addition, Ms. Halphen has appeared before several licensing boards including the Board of Pharmacy, the Registered Nursing Board, the Licensed Practical Nursing Board and the Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners.
 

Ms. Halphen has been a guest speaker at several seminars including updates every year on recent law changes and significant case law at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. She has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the field of Health Care Law.