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Lynn M. Barrett

Lynn Barrett
Adjunct Professor of Law
(954) 540-3087


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1991

Lynn M. Barrett is a Partner in the law firm Wachler & Associates. She is a seasoned healthcare attorney with significant experience in matters involving federal and state healthcare laws and regulations, particularly those involving the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute. She also prepares and helps implement compliance programs and performs compliance program effectiveness reviews. Most recently, Lynn served as General Counsel to one of the largest public health systems in the United States and worked collaboratively to implement a Corporate Integrity Agreement.  Previously, Lynn served as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer for a large multi-facility academic medical system. She has also worked in Partner and Associate positions in various large healthcare firms, as well as in-house counsel in for-profit, non-profit and public health systems. In these positions, she has worked on a wide array of legal and compliance issues, including physician and referral source arrangements, clinical research, transactional and operational matters, medical staff issues, access to care, medical necessity, quality of care and Board governance matters. For five years, Lynn was an Adjunct Professor for FIU’s Master of Healthcare Administration Program.  She is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Maurice A. Deanne School of Law at Hofstra University, as well at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. She is certified in Compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association and has been designated as a Certified Compliance Professional by the Health Ethics Trust.  Lynn holds leadership positions in the American Bar Association as Chair of Ethics & Professionalism and Vice Chair of eHealth, Security and Privacy as well as in the American Health Lawyers Association.  She is on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Healthcare Executive Network and is a member of the Florida Bioethics Network.  Lynn received her J.D. degree from New York University School of Law in 1991 and her B.S. from Carnegie-Mellon in 1986. 

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