Overview


Michael W. Peregrine represents corporations (and their officers and directors) in connection with governance, corporate structure, fiduciary duties, officer-director liability issues, charitable trust law and corporate alliances. Michael is recognized as one of the leading national practitioners in corporate governance law and is a regular contributor to Forbes.com, where his articles focus on governance concerns.

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Results


  • Outside counsel to Presence Health in the transfer of system control to Ascension Health (2018)
  • Outside Counsel to Providence St. Joseph Health in the formation of the “Sacred Trust” Joint Operating Company (2018)
  • Transaction counsel for the combination of St. Joseph Health System and Providence Health & Services (2016)

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Recognition


  • American Health Lawyers Association, appointed as a fellow in 2006
  • The Legal 500 United States, 2015 to 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1993 to 2019, Health Care Law
  • Acritas Stars 2019, listed among independently rated lawyers

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Credentials


Education
Northwestern University School of Law, JD, 1980
Texas Christian University, BA, 1977

Admissions
Illinois

Michael W. Peregrine

Insights & Events / Media

January 1, 2016

Governance Structure Reorganization Evaluation: The Elements of Project Process

January 1, 2016

Governance Evaluations: Legal Issues Checklist

January 1, 2016

Governance/Corporate Structure Streamlining: The Elements of Project Process

January 1, 2016

The Elements of Health System Governance Review: A Continuum of Evaluation Options

January 2016

Constituent Representation in Health Care Joint Ventures: Key Fiduciary Considerations

September 25, 2015

The Governance Implications of DOJ’s New Corporate Conduct Enforcement Guidelines

September 2, 2015

The Tension Between Corporate Opportunity And Innovation

August 13, 2015

Governance Implications of DOJ's New Compliance Focus

August 2015

The Basic Principles of Corporate Minute Taking

August 2015

Corporate Law & Governance Update - August 2015

July 31, 2015

Guidelines for Board Risk Management Oversight

July 23, 2015

New Developments May Prompt Board Compliance/Risk Recalibration

July 20, 2015

Fourth Circuit Rejects 'Advice of Counsel' Defense

July 16, 2015

The Health Care Governance Implications Of Tuomey

July 2015

Corporate Law & Governance Update - July 2015

June 23, 2015

Sweet Briar’s Remarkable Reopening Has Lessons for All Nonprofits

June 18, 2015

Governance Challenges Arising From “Corporate Cooperation” Concepts

June 2015

Corporate Law & Governance Update - June 2015

May 29, 2015

DOJ’s Important Message to Health System Leadership

May 5, 2015

The Board "Technology Committee": Is it The Right Time?

May 4, 2015

Oversight Choice Isn’t Black and White

May 2015

Corporate Law & Governance Update - May 2015

April 24, 2015

New Developments Affecting Health Care Director/Officer Accountability

April 14, 2015

Health Care Executive Liability Exposure Post-Sacred Heart

April 2015

Corporate Law & Governance Update - April 2015

April 1, 2015

'Compliance 1.0' Ain't Dead Yet

March 20, 2015

The Benefits of Increased Board/GC Interaction

March 19, 2015

Director Attentiveness Matters: The Lemington Home Decision

March 11, 2015

Nonprofits Don’t Need More Regulation

March 2015

Corporate Law & Governance Update - March 2015

February 6, 2015

Who Is the General Counsel’s Client? An Important New Development

February 5, 2015

Internal Investigations, Good Governance and Soccer

February 2015

Corporate Law & Governance Update - February 2015

January 29, 2015

Court Upholds Verdict, $2.25M in Damages Against Bankrupt Elder Care Facility Officers

January 7, 2015

Reclaiming the General Counsel’s Role as Advisor on Organizational Ethics

January 1, 2015

Projected Governance Trends

January 2015

Corporate Law & Governance Update - January 2015

January 2015

Business Judgment and the Health System Board

December 29, 2014

“Need to Know” White Collar Enforcement Trends for Directors

December 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update - December 2014

November 21, 2014

Structuring ‘‘co-CEO’’ Arrangements: A Guide for General Counsel

November 2014

Terms of Engagement: Board/Executive Collaboration on Public Health Crises

November 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update - November 2014

October 31, 2014

New Guidance on Compliance Officer "Independence"

October 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update - October 2014

September 18, 2014

Seeking Clarity at the Crossroads of Legal and Compliance

September 12, 2014

The Broader Governance Lessons of the “Valukas Report”

September 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update - September 2014

August 2014

The Increasingly Problematic Coordination of ‘Legal’ and ‘Compliance’: New Pressures on the ...

August 12, 2014

Compliance or Legal? The Board's Duty to Assure Clarity

August 8, 2014

Cybersecurity and the Health Care Board

August 7, 2014

Coordination of ‘Legal’ and ‘Compliance’: New Pressures on the Board

August 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update - August 2014

July 21, 2014

Compliance Expertise: Not a Board Composition Priority

July 2014

Terms of Engagement: Board Support of the General Counsel

July 1, 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update - July 2014

June 30, 2014

Board Risk-Driven Investigations

June 17, 2014

Clawbacks, Compliance and Incentive Compensation: A Supplemental Approach

June 10, 2014

Sorry, But the CEO's Divorce Is the Board's Business

June 9, 2014

Dialing Up Doc Deal Scrutiny

June 6, 2014

New Surveys Find Increased Prominence for General Counsel

June 1, 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update

May 16, 2014

Encroachment: Efforts to Limit the Role of In-House Counsel

May 14, 2014

Physician Alignment Proposals: Board Evaluation Guidelines

May 2014

Towards Greater Investment in Joint Venture Governance

May 2014

Terms of Engagement: Board Oversight of Executive Development

May 1, 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update

April 1, 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update

March, 21, 2014

New Corporate Surveys Provide Important Governance Lessons

February 27, 2014

The No. 1 Governance Challenge for Health System Boards

February 6, 2014

Key Nonprofit Corporate Law and Governance Developments in 2013

February 1, 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update

Winter 2014

Amidst Systemic Industry Change: What the Law Expects

January 10, 2014

Board Compliance Oversight Is a Team Sport

January 2013 - January 2014

The Board's Role following the Wave of Industry Consolidation

January 2014

The Board’s Quality of Care Responsibilities: Six Dimensions of Oversight

January 2014

Projected Governance Trends for Nonprofit Hospitals and Health Systems

January 2014

Corporate Law & Governance Update

March 24 - 26, 2010

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