Attorney, Member of the Firm
Marni joined Outside GC in 2012 after more than twenty years practicing health care and hospital law. Marni’s practice continues to serve these areas, with a focus on healthcare regulatory compliance, HIPAA and privacy-related matters, and general contracts review, with a particular emphasis on Business Associate Agreements. Marni frequently provides regulatory and compliance guidance and training to Outside GC clients, many of which are developing mobile technology and software specifically targeted to the healthcare space. Marni’s clients at Outside GC currently include Foresight Imaging, WiserTogether, Clarity Software, Children's National Medical Center, Florence Healthcare, Phreesia, and ZappRx.
Marni began her career in 1992 as a health care and litigation associate at Choate, Hall & Stewart in Boston, MA. In 1997, Marni became General Counsel for Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, MA, serving as their sole legal officer from 1997-2009. In 2009, Marni was promoted to Deputy General Counsel for the Caritas Christi Health Care System (which became Steward Health Care LLC in 2011). In her capacity as sole legal officer for Good Samaritan, and then as Deputy General Counsel for Caritas/Steward, Marni was responsible for a wide range of legal issues including negotiation of professional service contracts and clinical affiliation agreements, corporate compliance and HIPAA privacy matters review of medical office leases, state and federal regulatory issues, hospital policies and procedures, business and clinical ethics, accreditation support, insurance matters and medical staff and patient care-related issues. As General Counsel, she was solely responsible for managing the hospital’s contracts and its relationships with its outside legal counsel. Marni also served as Privacy Officer, Interim Compliance Officer and Co-Chair of the Ethics Committee at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center.
Marni is a graduate of Tufts University and Northeastern University School of Law.
Marni is deeply involved in the leadership of several non-profit organizations, including Combined Jewish Philanthropies, as its immediate past Chair of the Disabilities Services Commitee, and Gateways: Access to Jewish Education as its current President. Marni is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar and the American Health Lawyers Association.
Marni currently lives in Brookline, MA with her husband Jon, and her four children. In her spare time, she loves kayaking and singing (sometimes at the same time!)