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Kristen A. Murphy

Kristen A. Murphy



Kristen Murphy focuses on health care transactions. She has represented a wide range of health care clients including hospitals, physicians, group practices, managed care plans, health systems, health care clinics, nursing homes, and transitional living facilities. Her experience includes negotiating and drafting employment, professional services, independent contractor, physician recruitment, management, operation transfer, and business associate agreements. Kristen has also addressed issues related to licensing, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, Stark Law, anti-kickback, fraud and abuse, and HIPAA and HITECH.

In addition, Kristen has general corporate experience that includes representing businesses and nonprofit organizations on organizational and corporate governance matters. As a business and nonprofit advisor, Kristen drafts documents such as articles of incorporation, articles of dissolution, operating agreements, bylaws, and resolutions, and analyzes corporate governance agreements and regulations.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • The Florida Bar
    • Health Law Section
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Health Law Section


  • University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
  • University of Florida (B.S., cum laude, 2013)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • Florida State Courts


  • Associate, Smith Hulsey & Busey (2016–2018)


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