General Health Care Litigation
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1986
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1983
Professional Memberships and Associations
Louisiana Association of Defense Council
International Association of Defense Counsel
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 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 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 and the Licensed Practical Nursing Board.
Ms. Halphen has been a guest speaker at several seminars including updates every year on recent law changes and significant case law in health care at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. She has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the field of Health Care Law.