Overview


Clare E. Connor (formerly Ranalli) focuses her practice on health care regulatory and transactional matters, with an emphasis on the Certificate of Need (CON) process. She also provides legal counsel on governance, entity formation, medical staff issues, facility licensure and accreditation.

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Results


  • Obtained CON approval in 2015 for a contested $300 million replacement hospital project that involved a nine-month battle before the Health Facilities & Services Review Board
  • Negotiated and closed on the 2014 sale of a nonprofit behavioral health hospital, with a primarily Medicaid population, to a private equity company, and was involved in obtaining the required CON and attorney general approval for the change of ownership to a for-profit entity

Recognition


  • Chambers USA 2015 to 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2019, Health Care Law
  • Leading Lawyers Network, Leading Lawyer in Governmental / Municipal / Lobbying & Administrative Law, as well as Health Law

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Community


  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Leading Lawyers Network
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, past member of the board of directors

Credentials


Education
DePaul University, JD, with honors, 1986
University of Illinois, BA, with honors, 1982

Admissions
Illinois

Clare E. Connor

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